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's Faculty of Law. She earned a PhD from Stanford University's Sociology Department and a JSM from Stanford Law School. Kricheli Katz teaches and conducts research in the fields of discrimination, inequality, empirical legal studies, and contract law. Her research has been published in leading journals, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Science Advances, PLOS One, and the Journal of Legal Studies. Her work has also been covered in articles by sources such as the New York Times, The Guardian, the LA Times, and the Huffington Post. From 2019-2023, she served as a board member of the Association of Civil Rights in Israel.

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

Ayres, Ian, Tamar Kricheli‐Katz, and Tali Regev. "Do Languages Generate Future-Oriented Economic Behavior?." Proceeding of the National Academy of Science (Forthcoming 2023).
Hirst, Scott, Kobi Kastiel, and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. "How Much Do Investors Care about Social Responsibility?." Wisconsin Law Review (Forthcoming 2023).
Bitton, Yifat, and Tamar Kricheli‐Katz. "Disparities on the Basis of Nationality, Ethnicity and Gender in Road Accident Compensation in Israel." Journal of Law and Courts, (Forthcoming 2023).
Kricheli‐Katz, Tamar, Haggai Porat, and Yuval Feldman. "Are All Types of Discrimination Created Equal?." Law & Psychology Review, (Forthcoming 2023).
Dagan, Hanoch, and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. "Long-Term Contractual Commitments and Our Future Selves." Law & Social Inquiry, (2022): 1-14.
Kricheli-Katz, Tamar, and Tali Regev. "The effect of language on performance: do gendered languages fail women in maths?." NPJ (Nature Partner Journal) science of learning 6, no. 1 (2021): 1-7.
            Media Coverage: @Reuters.
Kricheli-Katz, Tamar. "Gender Inequalities in Markets." Annual Review of Law and Social Science 17 (2021): 109-122.
Dagan, Hanoch, Roy Kreitner, and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. "Legal Theory for Legal Empiricists." Law & Social Inquiry 43, no. 2 (2018): 292-318.
Kricheli-Katz, Tamar, Issi Rosen-Zvi, and Neta Ziv. "Hierarchy and Stratification in the Israeli Legal Profession." Law & Society Review 52 (2018): 436.
Kricheli-Katz, Tamar, and Tali Regev. "How many cents on the dollar? Women and men in product markets." Science advances 2, no. 2 (2016): e1500599.
Media Coverage: New York Times, The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, Forbes.
Reviewed at JOTWELL by Eyal Zamir.
Fisher, Talia, Tamar Kricheli‐Katz, Issi Rosen‐Zvi, and Theodore Eisenberg. "He Paid, She Paid: Exploiting Israeli Courts' Rulings on Litigation Costs to Explore Gender Biases." Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 13, no. 3 (2016): 536-561.
Ridgeway, Cecilia L., and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. "Intersecting cultural beliefs in social relations: Gender, race, and class binds and freedoms." Gender & Society 27, no. 3 (2013): 294-318.
Kricheli‐Katz, Tamar. "Choice‐Based Discrimination: Labor‐Force‐Type Discrimination Against Gay Men, the Obese, and Mothers." Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 10, no. 4 (2013): 670-695.
Kricheli‐Katz, Tamar. "Choice, discrimination, and the motherhood penalty." Law & Society Review 46, no. 3 (2012): 557-587.
            Media Coverage: HuffPost (The Blog).
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