Yuval Feldman

The Mori Lazarof professor of legal research

Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law

Yuval Feldman is The Mori Lazarof professor of legal research at Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law. He obtained his Ph.D. ( Jurisprudence and Social Policy) from the University of California, Berkeley in 2004 after receiving his L.L.B. and B.A (Psychology) from Bar-Ilan University.

Professor Feldman teaches Employment Law, Law and Behavioral Economics and Empirical Legal Studies. His areas of research include Behavioral Analysis of Law, Experimental Law and Economics, Ethical Decision-Making, Regulatory Impact and Social Norms, Compliance, Formal and Non-Formal Enforcement Strategies.

From 2011 to 2013, he was a fellow in the Edmond J. Safra Institutional Corruption Lab at Harvard Law School and the Implicit Social Cognition Lab in Harvard Psychology. In 2013 Professor Feldman has been a visiting professor at University of Torino. Since 2014  He is a Senior Fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, advising various governmental bodies on behavioral informed policies in areas related to corruption, regulatory design and enforcement. In 2016 he was elected to Israel’s Young Academy. Professor Feldman has received various national fellowships and awards including Rothschild, Fulbright, Alon, Olin, and Zeltner 2008 (young) Cheshin 2019 (senior) as well as more than 20 competitive research grants.  He has co-authored more than 50 papers in peer reviewed journals such as the J. of Empirical Legal Studies, Law & Society Review, Psychology, Public Policy & Law,  J. of Institutional & Theoretical Economics, J. Law & Contemporary Problems, Behavioral Science & Policy ; J. of Behavioral Decision Making;  J. of Business Ethics and Regulation & Governance as well as law reviews such as NYU Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, The Georgetown Law Journal,  Texas Law Review and Cardozo Law Review. He is on the editorial board of Regulation and Governance, Law & policy and European Journal of Law and Economics. His book: The Law of Good People: Challenging States’ Ability to Regulate Human Behavior  was published in Cambridge University Press in 2018.