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

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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