Welcome to the Department "Foundations of Law, Private Law and Economics of Law"

Job Opening

The DLT-Research group of the University of Kassel studies foundations and applications of Distributed Ledger Technology (blockchains, crypto-currencies, smart contracts).

Please consider the following job vacancy:

research assistant (EG 13 TV-H, fixed-term, part-time: 30 h/w): lawyer with profound knowledge of microeconomics or economist with profound knowledge of law; knowledge of the German language profound enough to work with German legal texts required

For details please refer to the legally binding job advertisement.

At Stellenangebote (Wissenschaftliches Personal) you find all five current openings of the DLT research group at key numbers 31054 through 31058.

Office hours

During the semester, office hours are Thursday, 10 a.m. through 12 p.m. No appointment necessary.

During the semester break, please make an appointment by e-mail.

Latest Publications

  • Stephan Müller, Georg von Wangenheim (2017): The impact of market innovations on the dissemination of social norms: the sustainability case. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 27,  663–690. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00191-017-0509-5
  • Georg von Wangenheim (2017): Evolutionary Law and Economics. Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics: Volume 1: Methodology and Concepts, ed. by Francesco Parisi, Oxford University Press.
  • Georg von Wangenheim, Michael Dose (2017): Die Ministererlaubnis im GWB als strategisches Instrument. Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb, Jg. 67, 182-18.

In the News:

Handelsblatt (25.8.2015): Wenn der Vermieter beim Umbau zuschlägt (Jens Hagen, in German)

Göttinger Tageblatt (24.8.2015): Kasseler Studie kritisiert Nachteile für Mieter (in German)