Prof. Tamar Kricheli-Katz

Faculty of Law
מנהלת הפקולטה למשפטים סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Tamar Kricheli-Katz
Phone: 03-6406383
Office: Minkoff - Law, 422


Tamar Kricheli Katz is an Associate Professor at Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law. She earned a PhD from Stanford’s Sociology Department, a JSM from Stanford Law School and an LL.B from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Kricheli-Katz teaches and researches in the fields of discrimination, inequality, empirical legal studies, contract law and law and society. Kricheli Katz has taught at UC Berkeley, Northwestern University and Stanford Law School. She is a recipient of the Alon Scholarship for outstanding junior faculty, the ISF research grant, and the NSF dissertation improvement grant. Prior to her graduate studies, Kricheli-Katz served as a law clerk and a legal advisor to Justice Theodor Or of the Israeli Supreme Court. Her publications include: “The effect of language on performance: do gendered languages fail women in maths?” (Nature Partner Journal-  science of learning 2021)(with Tali Regev); “Gender Inequalities in Markets” (Annual Review of Law and Social Science 2021) ; “How many cents on the dollar? women and men in product markets” (Science Advance 2016) (with Tali Regev); “Choice-Based Discrimination: Labor-Force-Type Discrimination Against Gay Men, the Obese, and Mothers” (Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2013); Choice, Discrimination and the Motherhood Penalties” (Law & Society Review 2012).

Research Interests

markets, inequality and discrimination, sociology of law, the sharing economy. 



2006 - 2012
Stanford University, Department of Sociology, California, USA
2004 - 2005
Stanford University School of Law, California, USA
JSM - (Stanford Program in International Legal Studies)
1997 - 2001
Hebrew University Faculty of Law, Israel
LL.B. summa cum laude
1997-2001 Hebrew University, Faculty of Humanities, Amirim-Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Students, Israel LL.B. summa cum laude


Academic Appointments

2019  Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
2016-2017  UC Berkeley, Visiting Professor
Buchman Faculty of Law and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Assistant Professor
Stanford University School of Law, California, USA


Full CV


Representative Publications

Tamar Kricheli Katz and Donna Zamir "A report on the enforcement of the antidiscrimination law in Israel" in: Comparative Perspectives on the Enforcement and Effectiveness of Antidiscrimination Law (2018)


Neta Ziv, Tamar Kricheli Katz and Issi Rosen Zvi "The Broken Promise: Hierarchy and Stratification in the Legal Profession in Israel" Maasey Mishpat (2018) (In Hebrew).


Tamar Kricheli Katz, Issi Rosen Zvi and Neta Ziv "Hierarchy and Stratification in the Israeli Legal Profession" Law and Society Review 52: 436-70 (2018)


Tamar Kricheli Katz "Us v. Them: The responses of Male Managers to the Feminization of High-Status Occupations" Socius 5:1-15 (2019).


Tamar Kricheli Katz, Tali Regev and Shelley Correll "Why are Women Penalized in Product Markets?" Socius 5:1-14 (2019).


Tamar Kricheli Katz "Gender inequality, discrimination and stereotypes: thoughts about the Supreme Court's decision in the case of Merav v. IDA." Iyunei Mispat (2019) 42:271 (In Hebrew)


Tamar Kricheli Katz, Tali Regev, Shai Lavie, Haggai Porat* and Ronen Avraham "Those who Tan and Those who Don't" Plos One 5, no. 7:1-14 (2020).


Tamar Kricheli Katz and Eric Posner "Ownership and rent stigma: two experiments." Behavioural Public Policy (2020): 1-27.


Tamar Kricheli Katz and Tali Regev “The effect of language on performance: do gendered languages fail women in maths?”. Nature Partner Journal (npj) Sci. Learn. 6, 9 (2021).


Tamar Kricheli Katz "Framed by the Law" Theoretical Inquiries in Law (2021)


Tamar Kricheli Katz “Gender Inequalities in Markets” Annual Review of Law and Social Science (2021)


Tamar Kricheli Katz “Response to Jennifer Arlen on THE ESSENTIAL ROLE OF EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS IN DEVELOPING LAW AND ECONOMICS THEORY” Yale J. on Reg. (2021)


Tamar Kricheli Katz and Hila Shamir “The gendered division of household labor at in Times of Coronavirus” Israeli Sociology (2021)


Tamar Kricheli Katz, Yuval Feldman and Haggai Porat Are All Types of Discrimination Created Equal? 47 LAW & PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW

(forthcoming 2023)


Tamar Kricheli Katz and Tali Regev “Does the Hebrew Language Fail Women in Math? Israeli Sociology (forthcoming 2021)

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