Trusting relationships in evolutionary legal theory

27 February 2018

Trust in the legal system of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has promoted an historic global expansion of trade and investment. That trust is at risk of erosion. The evolutionary role of complexity may hold the key to understanding why.

Jens Hillebrand Pohl

Jens Hillebrand Pohl is a Swedish government-funded doctoral researcher and Max Planck PhD scholarship holder and a lecturer ad hoc in the Department of International and European Law at Maastricht University, Faculty of Law. He is currently a visiting research fellow at the World Trade Institute in Bern, a former visiting researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague and the Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, and a frequent guest lecturer, including at the United Nations University and the College of Europe. He can be reached by appointment in B2.118.