Dr. Ayal Adi

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Telephone: 
03-5317830
Office: 
Room 204. New wing
Reception hours: 
Meetings should be coordinated in advance

Research

Research interests: 

Antitrust Law, Corporations, Economic Analysis of Law, Industrial Organization (economics).

Publications

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. The Economic Basis for the Restrictive Trade Practices Law, The Law and Economics of Israeli Antitrust Law (Michal Gal & Menahem Perlman eds., 2008).

ARTICLES

  1. "Public Aspects of Corporate Law: Executive Compensation and Economic Concentration as Facillitators of Change", forthcoming, Haifa Law Review (Vol. 7, 2012).
  2. Fairness in Antitrust: Protecting the Monopolist and Balancing Among Competing Claims", forthcoming, Journal of Competition Law and Economics (Oxford University Press, 2012). 
  3. Protecting the Strong from the Weak: The Rights of Monopolists", (Japanese title 反トラストにおける公平:独占者の保護 および競合するクレーム間の衡量(, forthcoming, Hokkaido Journal of New Global Law and Policy (Vol. 16, 2012
     
  4. "Economic Concentration and the Legal Mechanisms Supporting It", 170 Banking Quarterly 20 (2011).

  5. "Buy-Me-Buy-You: Biases in the Buy-Sell Agreement", 8 Corporations 1 (2011) 

  6. "On Consumers' Freedom of Choice: Lessons from the Cellular Market", 74 Law and
    Contemporary Problems 91 (Duke University Press, 2011) 

  7. Musings on the Importance of Legal and Economic Research, Law, Culture, and Society (Hakker and Ziv eds., Tel Aviv University Press).

  8. "Monopolization via Voluntary Network Effects", 76 Antitrust Law Journal 799 (2010).

  9. "The Regulation of Executive Compensation: Populist Sentiments Hiding Social Values", 7(3) Corporations 15 (2010).

  10. "The Economic Basis of Antitrust Law", in Legal and Economic Analysis of Israeli Antitrust
    Law (Gal and Pelman eds.,2008). 

  11. "Coming Full Circle: Will ‘New Economics' Require Old Solutions in the Israeli Cellular
    Industry?", 23 Bar Ilan Studies in Law 629 (2007) 

  12. The Feminist and Economic Approaches to Law: an Eternal Feud or a Misunderstanding Among Friends?, 10 Democratic Culture 11 (2006).
  13. The Monopolist as Victim: Constitutional Rights in Antitrust Law, Position Paper no. 47 Israel Democracy Institute (2004).
  14. "Can We Compensate for Incompensable Harms?", 40 San Diego Law Review 1123 (2003) 
  15. Economic Rhetoric: Economics and Literature in Legal Analysis, 18 Bar-Ilan L. Stud. 263 (2002).


Work in progress

Protecting the Strong from the Weak: the Surprising Implications of Fairness in Antitrust

"Voluntary Network Effects" (in progress)
"Strategic Network Foreclosure in the New Zealand Cellular Market" (in progress)

Resume

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. (Economics, 2006), UC Berkeley
Dissertation title: "Voluntary Network Markets: Strategic Competiton in Network Effects"
Committee: Dan Rubinfeld, Joe Farrell, Aaron Edlin, Howard Shelanski (all - UC Berkeley)


Ph.D. (Law, 2002) with Highest Distinction, Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University.
Dissertation title: "Monopoly as a Democracy Issue: A Proposed Model for the Justification of
Antitrust Law"
Committee: Yedidia Stern (Bar Ilan University), Avi Weiss (Bar Ilan University and Chief
Economist, Israel Antitrust Authority), Zipora Cohen (Bar Ilan University), Dennis Carlton
(University of Chicago, GSB)


LL.M. (2001) Summa Cum Laude, Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University.
Dissertation title: "Economic and Legal Analysis of Antitrust Law".


LL.B. (1997) Interdisciplinary Program for the Fostering of Excellence and Faculty of Law,
Tel Aviv University.

Teaching and Academic Appointments
Current Position - Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University, Assistant Professor: Courses taught:
Antitrust Law, Corporations, Economic Analysis of Law, Communication and Psychology in
the Courtroom, Legal Foundations, Game Theory and the Law.


Boalt Hall Law School, UC Berkeley, Adjunct Professor: Corporations I, fall 2005


Adjunct Professor of Law: University of Haifa, Netanya Academic College, College of
Management, Sha'arei Mishpat College of Law


University of Chicago Law School: Visiting Research Scholar


London School of Economics and Political Science: Visiting Research Scholar


Erasmus Program in Law and Economics, LL.M. thesis guide and external examiner


Israel Democracy Institute: Research Fellow


Israel Bar Association: academic coordinator of corporate law specialization programs


Machshavot': preparatory courses for the Bar Exam, Lecturer in Corporate Law.


Neve-Zedek Mediation Center: Lecturer, Communication Techniques in Mediation and
Negotiation


Bar-Ilan Brookdale Program and Israeli Volunteer Association: academic coordinator and
lecturer for ‘Legal Advisors' Program.

Non-Academic Appointments
Court-Appointed Expert, Class Action suit regarding major communications company


Judges' Professional Training: Instructor on corporations, antitrust, and game-theoretical
applications


Lawyers' Profession Training: Instructor and course leader, corporations, antitrust, and
mediation techniques


'Machshavot' Bar Exam Preperations: Instructor, corporations.


Erasmus Program in Law and Economics: Thesis guide and external examiner


Brookdale Volunteers Program: Instructor and course leader, legal assistance


Center for Commercial Law, Bar Ilan University: Assistant Director


Avenant AsbestSaneering B.V.: Operational Manager


Communication in Action: Seminars in personal development and communication techniques:
'Efrat Technologies', P.U.M - IDF Senior Officers Course, 'Keren Karev' Department of
Education Program, Municipal Authorities Center, and more.
Member, Finance Committee, Misgav Regional Authority


Law clerk, Justice Bracha Tom-Ofir. Specialization: Securities Law, Insider Trading.

VISITS (INCLUDING POST-DOCTORATE) IN ACADEMIC INSTITUTES ABROAD:

Boalt Hall School of Law, UC Berkeley:Visiting Lecturer of Corporations.

University of Chicago Law School: Visiting Research Scholar.

London School of Economics and Political Science: Visiting Research Scholar.

TEACHING FIELDS:

Antitrust Law, Corporations, Economic Analysis of Law, Communication and Psychology in the Courtroom, Legal Foundations.

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS:

Israeli Law and Economics Association.

American Economics Association.

American Law and Economics Association.

European Law and Economics Association.

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

University-Wide Award for Excellence in Teaching, Bar Ilan University (2010)

2005 Dean's Normative Time Fellowship, University of California - Berkeley.

2004 John M. Olin Foundation Fellowship in Law and Economics.

2003 John M. Olin Foundation Fellowship in Law and Economics.

2003-2007 UC Regents Intern Fellowship, 5 year award for outstanding Ph.D. candidate, university-wide, UC Berkeley.

2001 Wolf Foundation Award for excellence in research.

1999-2002 President's Scholarship, 4 year award for exceptional Ph.D. Candidate, university-wide, Bar-Ilan University.

1999 Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

1998 Adoption Scholarship, Award for exceptional M.A. Research Student, Bar-Ilan.

PARTICIPATION IN OTHERS' CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND INVITED LECTURES

2008 Decision Making and Game Theory, Institute for Judges' Education.

2008 Legal and Economic Analysis of Antitrust Law, University of Haifa.

2005 Law and Economics in Israeli Law, Bar Ilan University.

2004 Law and Literature, Bar Ilan University.

2004 IOFest - Industrial Organization Economists' Conference - Stanford University.

2003 Causation and Compensation, University of San Diego.

SUPERVISION OF RESEARCH STUDENTS:

Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University.

Erasmus Program in Law and Economics, LL.M. thesis guide.

Erasmus Program in Law and Economics, LL.M. external examiner.

PUBLIC POSITIONS:

2000 Member, Finance Committee, Misgav Regional Council.

Courses

99-205-01 דיני חברות

99-214-01/02 שיטות מחקר במשפטים

99-289-01 תקשורת ופסיכולוגיה בבית המשפט (סמינריון)

99-443-01 סוגיות במשפט וכלכלה

99-486-01 תורת המשחקים ויישומה במשפט

99-933-01 דיני הגבלים עסקיים