TI research fellows Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci (University of Amsterdam) and Enrico Perotti (University of Amsterdam) have been awarded the 2018 Oliver E. Williamson Prize for the best article published in the Journal of Law, Economics & Organization in 2017. In their study they explain the historical emergence of the corporate form in the 17th century in the Dutch Republic and contrast it with similar developments in England. The winning article is:

Enrico Perotti (l) and
Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci

Dari-Mattiacci, Giuseppe, Gelderblom, Oscar, Jonker, Joost, and Perotti, Enrico (2017), ‘The Emergence of the Corporate Form,’ 33(2) Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 193-236.

Available at academic.oup.com/jleo/article/33/2/193/3089484