Omri Ben-Shahar

Omri Ben-Shahar is the Leo & Eileen Herzel Professor of Law at the University of Chicago and the Kearny Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics, also at the University of Chicago. Professor Ben-Shahar received his B.A. in Economics and LL.B. in Law from Hebrew University and his LL.M and S.J.D. in Law and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.

He writes on insurance law, trademark law, contract law, consumer law, food law, and law in economics.

Representative Publications

Ben-Shahar, Omri. “Mandatory Arbitration and Distributive Equity: An Essay on Access to Justice.” (2013).

Ben-Shahar, Omri. “The Myth of the ‘Opportunity to Read’ in Contract Law.” European Review of Contract Law 5.1 (2009): 1-28.

Ben-Shahar, Omri, and Kyle D. Logue. “Outsourcing Regulation: How Insurance Reduces Moral Hazard.” Michigan Law Review (2012): 197-248.

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