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Faculty of Law University of Haifa
Law in a Changing World
Avishalom Tor
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Senior Lecturer
 
 
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Contact:
Email: ator@law.haifa.ac.il
Room: 3041/4
Reception:
Phone: 04-6647907
 
 

Avishalom Tor is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law and a Co-Director of the Forum for Law and Markets. He came to Haifa in 2004 after receiving his S.J.D. from Harvard Law School, visiting as a Research Professor at George Mason University School of Law (2003), and advising Commissioner Harbour of the FTC on antitrust law and economics (2003-2006). At Haifa, Dr. Tor teaches in the areas of antitrust, corporate law and governance, and behavioral law and economics. His research uses a behavioral and experimental approach to study competitive behavior generally and its legal regulation in market settings specifically. Avishalom's interdisciplinary work has been published in legal, decision making, psychological, and economic journals, such as the Michigan Law Review, Antitrust Law Journal, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Psychological Science, and the Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. His research findings have also received significant media attention by outlets such the Boston Globe, U.S. News and World Report, and the Economist. He is also the Secretary of the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE) and a board member of a number of international antitrust institutes and centers.

 
Education

Harvard Law School

Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.), 1998 - 2003

Master of Laws (LL.M.) (waived), Magna cum Laude, 1997 - 1998

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

LL.B. and B.A. (Psychology), Magna cum Laude, 1992 - 1996

 
Fields of Intrests
 
Academic Experience
 

University of Haifa Faculty of Law, Israel

Senior Lecturer (tenured), from 2009

Areas of teaching: Antitrust, Corporations, Behavioral analysis of law

Co-Director, The Haifa Forum for Law and Markets, from 2007  

Lecturer (tenure track), 2004 - 2009

Hamburg University, Germany

Visiting Professor, Erasmus Mundus European Master in Law and Economics, Spring 2007

Federal Trade Commission

Consultant, Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour, 2004 - 2006

Attorney Adviser (full-time position), Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour, 2003 - 2004                     (Advice on all antitrust law and economics matters including merger reviews, monopolization cases,            policy studies, administrative adjudication, public addresses, and articles)

George Mason University School of Law

Visiting Research Professor, Critical Infrastructure Protection Project (CIPP), Spring 2003

Boston University School of Law

Lecturer    (part-time adjunct during doctoral studies), 2000 - 2003

 
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