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Omri Ben-Shahar

Omri Ben-Shahar earned his PhD in economics and SJD from Harvard (1995) and his BA and LLB from the Hebrew University (1990). Before coming to Chicago, he was the Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Michigan. Prior to that he taught at Tel-Aviv University, was a member of Israel's Antitrust Court, and clerked at the Supreme Court of Israel. He teaches Contracts, Sales, Insurance Law, Consumer Law, eCommerce, Food and Drug Law, Law and Economics, and Game Theory and the Law. He writes in the fields of contract law and consumer protection. He is the co-author of MORE THAN YOU WANTED TO KNOW: THE FAILURE OF MANDATED DISCLOSURE (forthcoming). Ben Shahar is the Kearny Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics, and the Editor of the Journal of Legal Studies. He is also the Co-Reporter for the Restatement (Third) of Consumer Contracts (with Oren Bar-Gill)

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