Prof. David Gilo

Faculty of Law
מנהלת הפקולטה למשפטים סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. David Gilo
Phone: 03-6407813
Fax: 03-6409576
Office: Minkoff - Law, 432


SJD in Law: Harvard Law School
PhD in Economics: Tel Aviv University Berglas School of Economics
Director General of the Israeli Antitrust Authority between April 2011 and Septermber 2015; Leading Editor of the Tel Aviv University Law Review: 2004-2006.
Member of the Israeli Antitrust Court: 2006-2009
Supreme Court clerk to Justice Yaakov Maltz: 1991-1992


Main areas of research: antitrust and regulation, industrial organization, law and economics, consumer contracts, torts.

Research Interests and Teaching

Antitrust, Regulation, Industrial Organization, Contracts, Torts, Law and Economics 


Additional professional experience

1992-93 Legal clerk to Justice Yaakov Maltz - Supreme Court of Israel
1992-93 S. Horowitz Law Firm - Legal internship
2002-present Referee for various academic journals, including: American Economic Review, Rand Journal of Economics, Economic Journal, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Legal Studies, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Managerial and Decision Economics, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, and others.


Full CV


Representative Publications

"Partial Cross Ownership and Tacit Collusion" ,37 RAND Journal of Economics, p. 81-99 (2006) (with Yossi Moshe and Yossi Spiegel)


 “Vertical Collusion,” , RAND Journal of Economics (2020) (with Yaron Yehezkel)


"Partial Vertical Integration, Ownership Structure and Foreclosure", American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2017) (with Nadav Levy and Yossi Spiegel)


Vertical Collusion to Exclude Product Improvement”, forthcoming, Journal of Industrial Economics (with Yaron Yehezkel)


"The Antitrust Prohibition of Excessive Pricing", International Journal of Industrial Organization (2018)


Negligence, Strict Liability and Collective Action”, 42 Journal of Legal Studies (2013) (with Ehud Guttel and Erez Yuval)


"The Anticompetitive Effect of Passive Investment," 99 Michigan Law Review, p. 1-47 (2000)


"The Hidden Roles of Boilerplate and Standard-Form Contracts: Strategic Imposition of Transaction Costs, Segmendation of Consumers, and Anticompetitive Effects," 104 Michigan Law Review, 983-1032 (2006). (with Ariel Porat) 


"Negligence and Insufficient Activity: The Missing Paradigm in Torts", Michigan Law Review, Vol 108, p. 277 (2009) (with Ehud Guttel)


"EC Competition Law and the Regulation of Passive Investment among Competitors," 26 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, p. 327-349 (2006) (with Ariel Ezrachi) 


"A Market-Based Approach to Telecom Interconnection," 77 Southern California Law Review, p.1-51 (2003)


Viewing Unconscionability through A Market Lens,” William and Mary Law Review, p. 133-195 (2010) (With Ariel Porat)


"Retail Competition Percolating through to Suppliers, and Using Vertical Integration, Vertical Restraints and Tying to Stop It, "20 Yale Journal on Regulation, p. 25-75 (2003)


"Are Excessive Prices Really Self-Correcting?",Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol 5, p.249 (2008) (with Ariel Ezrachi) 


“Excessive Pricing, Entry, Assessment, and Investment: Lessons From The Mittal Litigation” Antitrust Law 
Journal, Vol 76, p. 873-897 (2010) (with Ariel Ezrachi)
 Excessive Pricing as an Abuse of Dominance (in Hebrew
 Chapter on excessive pricing and other forms of abuse of a dominant position (in Hebrew

Food Law (In Hebrew)


David Gilo, A Coherent approach to the Antitrust Prohibition of Excessive Pricing by Dominant Firms, “Excessive Pricing and Competition Law Enforcement” (Frederic Jenny and Yannis Katsoulacos, eds. Springer 2018).


David Gilo, Excessive Pricing by Dominant Firms, Private Litigation, and the Existence of Alternative Products,  Frédéric Jenny Liber Amicorum, Concurrences, 2018.


Minumum Resale Price Maintenance (In Hebrew)


Excessive Pricing: procedure and substance (with Alon Klement): A reply to the Israeli Attorney General (In Hebrew)


"Loyalty discounts, exclusive dealing and bundling: rule of reason, quasi-per-se, price-cost test, or something in between?", forthcoming, Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (2015) (with Assaf Eilat and Guy Sagi)


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