Niels Petersen

University of Muenster – Faculty of Law

Professor of Public Law, International Law and EU Law

Germany

http://www.nielspetersen.net

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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Antitrust Law and the Promotion of Democracy and Economic Growth

Journal of Competition Law & Economics, Vol. 9, pp. 593-636, 2013, MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2011/3
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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antitrust law, economic growth, democracy, panel data, first difference

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The Role of Consent and Uncertainty in the Formation of Customary International Law

Reexaminging Customary International Law, Brian Lepard, ed., CUP, 2017, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2011/4
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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international law, customary law, consent, persistent objector, common goods, coordination

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Proportionality and the Incommensurability Challenge – Some Lessons from the South African Constitutional Court

South African Journal on Human Rights, Vol. 30/3, 2014, pp. 405-429, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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Proportionality, balancing, South Africa, constitutional law, incommensurability, consistency, fundamental rights, Makwanyane, Manamela, justification

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Rational Choice or Deliberation? Customary International Law between Coordination and Constitutionalization

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 165, pp. 71-85, 2009, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/28
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2011
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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international law, customary law, rational choice, constructivism

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The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Politics of Identifying Customary International Law

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 357-385 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1093/ejil/chx024, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2016/19
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2020
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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Determining the Domestic Effect of International Law Through the Prism of Legitimacy

Heidelberg Journal of International Law, Vol. 72, No. 2, 2012, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2009/39
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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international law, constitutional courts, legitimacy, US Supreme Court, European Court of Justice, ECJ, Germany, Kadi, Medellin, Görgülü

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Avoiding the Common Wisdom Fallacy: The Role of Social Sciences in Constitutional Adjudication

International Journal of Constitutional Law 11, pp. 294-318, 2013, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2011/22
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, constitutional theory, comparative law, Canada, Germany, South Africa, United States, social sciences, empirical studies, proportionality, uncertainty, margin of appreciation, deference

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How Rational is International Law?

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2009, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2009/16
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2013
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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international law, rational choice, law & economics

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The Principle of Democratic Teleology in International Law

Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2008, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2011
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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international law, democracy, democratic governance, legitimacy, elections

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Customary International Law and Public Goods

Custis Bradley (ed.), Custom's Future: International Law in a Changing World, Cambridge University Press, 2015 Forthcoming, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2015/5
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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Empirical Research in Comparative Constitutional Law - the Cool Kid on the Block or All Smoke and Mirrors?

International Journal of Constitutional Law, vol. 19, Forthcoming 2021, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-01
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2022
Niels Petersen and Konstantin Chatziathanasiou
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law and Institute for International and Comparative Public Law, University of Münster
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Legislative Inconsistency and the 'Smoking Out' of Illicit Motives

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 63, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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consistency, coherency, proportionality, comparative constitutional law, strict scrutiny, capture, Germany, Canada, South Africa, United Kingdom

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Empirische Verfassungsrechtswissenschaft – Zu Möglichkeiten und Grenzen quantitativer Verfassungsvergleichung und Richterforschung (Empirical Constitutional Law)

Archiv des öffentlichen Rechts (144) 2019, 501–535
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Oct 2021
Niels Petersen and Konstantin Chatziathanasiou
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law and Institute for International and Comparative Public Law, University of Münster
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Verfassungsrecht, Verfassungsdesign, Verfassungsgerichte, Rechtsvergleichung, Empirie

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Primacy’s Twilight? On the Legal Consequences of the Ruling of the Federal Constitutional Court of 5 May 2020 for the Primacy of EU Law

European Parliament, AFCO Committee, Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs, 2021
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 10 Sep 2021
Niels Petersen and Konstantin Chatziathanasiou
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law and Institute for International and Comparative Public Law, University of Münster
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Primacy of EU law, PSPP judgment, German Federal Constitutional Court, Court of Justice, judicial dialogue, proportionality

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Karlsruhe's Lochner Moment? A Rational Choice Perspective on the German Federal Constitutional Court's Relationship to the CJEU After the PSPP Decision

German Law Journal, Vol. 21, pp. 995-1005 (2020)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Oct 2020
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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PSPP, German Federal Constitutional Court, ECB, pluralism, ultra vires

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Evaluation of Academic Legal Publications in Germany

Evaluating Academic Legal Research, Rob van Gestel and Andreas Lienhard (eds.), Edward Elgar (2019), Wageningen Working Paper Law and Governance 2018/05
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Kai P. Purnhagen and Niels Petersen
University of Bayreuth and University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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The Implicit Taxonomy of the Equality Jurisprudence of the UN Human Rights Committee

Jean Monnet Working Paper 16/20; Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 34 (2021), forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Feb 2021
Niels Petersen
University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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equality, non-discrimination, Human Rights Committee, ICCPR, suspect criterion, sex discrimination, doctrine, race discrimination, arbitrariness

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Network Analysis and Legal Scholarship

German Law Journal, 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2020
Emanuel V. Towfigh and Niels Petersen
EBS Law School and University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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German Law Journal

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Ökonomische Methoden im Recht [Economic Methods in Law. An Introduction for Jurists] - 2nd edition

Ökonomische Methoden im Recht [Economic Methods in Law. An Introduction for Jurists], Mohr Lehrbücher Series, 2nd revised and up-dated edition, Tübingen 2017, joint work with Niels Petersen, in co-operation with Markus Englerth, Sebastian J. Goerg, Stefan Magen, Andreas Nicklisch (German)
Number of pages: 316 Posted: 21 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Emanuel V. Towfigh and Niels Petersen
EBS Law School and University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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Economic Methods for Lawyers (revised and expanded English edition)

Edgar Elgar International Academic Publisher, Cheltenham
Number of pages: 225 Posted: 09 Feb 2022
Emanuel V. Towfigh and Niels Petersen
EBS Law School and University of Muenster – Faculty of Law
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Game Theory, Public Choice, social choice theory, behavioural economics, empirical research design, basic statistics

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The Political Economy of International Law. A European Perspective

The Political Economy of International Law. A European Perspective, by Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2016
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Sapienza University of Rome, University of Cambridge - Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Geneva - Faculty of Law - Department of Public International Law, Independent, Independent, Independent, University of St. Gallen - LS: School of Law, Students, University at Buffalo Law School, World Trade Institute, University of Groningen - Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for International Law, University of Muenster – Faculty of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective GoodsUniversity of Hamburg, Law School, Independent, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, University of Groningen - Faculty of Law and KU Leuven - Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

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