The Latin American Workshop on Law and Economics (LAWLE) is an academic annual event aimed at supporting research in the field of Law and Economics in Latin America.
The organizing institutions are Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico, Universidad de Los Andes and Universidade de Brasília.
The first workshop took place on November 20-21, 2014 in Santiago, Chile and included presentations by a small and highly select number of researchers.
The second Lawle took place on November 19-20, 2015 at ITAM, Mexico City, Mexico.
The third Lawle took place on November 17-18, 2016 at the Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.
The fourth Lawle took place on November 16-18, 2017 at the Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil, completing the first cycle.
The fifth Lawle took place on November 15-16, 2018 at Hotel Atton El Bosque, Santiago, Chile.
The sixth Lawle took place on November 20-21, 2019 at ITAM, Mexico City, Mexico.
Due to the new coronavirus pandemic there was no Lawle workshop in 2020.
The seventh Lawle took place as a virtual event on November 19, 2021, organized by George Mason University, USA.
The eighth Lawle will take place on November 17-18, 2022 at Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.