Monika Leszczyńska

Monika Leszczyńska is an academic fellow at Columbia Law School and assistant professor at the Maastricht University Faculty of Law. Leszczyńska studies how the institutions of contract law interact with individual contractual behavior in an increasingly data-driven economy. In her work, she employs various empirical methods such as behavioral experiments, vignette studies as well as systematic content analysis, and computational methods.

Consumer Protection Laws Need an Update To Combat Behavioral Manipulation and Safeguard Privacy in the Digital Era

In new research, Monika Leszczyńska explores how consumers’ ideas of morality should inform government agencies and courts as they seek to update and enforce consumer protection laws. The focus is on adapting these laws to address modern business practices in the digital age. These practices involve behavioral manipulation of consumers, resulting in non-monetary damages, such as the invasion of privacy.

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