With the advent of the Department of Legal Sciences in 2004, the Institute of Economics and Finance becomes a merged section in the department. Administrative services are managed by the administrative secretariat, but the section and teaching information and the library are entrusted to the section. In 2012 the structure was renamed Institute of Economics and Finance - section of the Department of Legal Studies, Philosophical and Economic. Change of denomination of the "Department of Philosophical and Economic Legal Studies" in "Department of Legal and Cheap Studies" with Resolution of the Board of Directors - Sitting of 18 April 2019. The current coordinator of the section is Prof. Nicola Boccella. The previous coordinator was prof. Giuseppe Chirichiello.