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Katri Nousianinen


Graduate Research Fellow, HLS Program on Negotiation; Visiting Research Fellow (2021-2022), HLS Center on the Legal Profession

Katri Nousiainen is a graduate research fellow with the program on negotiation, a former visiting research fellow at the Center on the Legal Profession (in residence, academic year 2021-2022), and a PhD Candidate in Commercial Law at the Hanken School of Economics. At CLP, she conducted empirical research on the impact of legal design and ethics in commercial contracts using the lens of law and economics. She is interested in the intersection between technology, law, economics, and legal design. Her prospective work intends to scientifically measure the total impact of legal design, and to find, for example, metrics to assess efficiency and quality in legal products, services, and processes.

Nousiainen gives expert legal lectures on various practice areas of Commercial Law, Legal Design and Law & Technology. She is an invited keynote speaker at conferences and seminars across Europe and LATAM. She also conducting research at the University of Cambridge Law (UK). She holds a European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) LL.M, a Master Universitario di primo livello, a Master d’Analyse Economique du Droit et des Institutions, and a BA in Law.