gracabi at sjd.law.harvard.edu
Looking for Power & Collective outside the Employee Status
Human labor plays a significant role even in the most innovative and disruptive business methods. My research explores how workers in the emerging “gig economy” socialize, cooperate, and join quasi trade-unions, and how these social structures react to multiple legal, organizational, and practical risks.
Fields of Research and Supervisors
- Labor and Employment Law with Professor Benjamin I. Sachs, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
- Networked Society with Professor Yochai Benkler, Harvard Law School
- Sociology of Gig Work with Professor Juliet Schor, Boston College
Additional Research Interests
- Law and Technology
- Labor Relations
- Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2017-Present
- Harvard Law School, LL.M. Program, 2016-2017 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
- Haifa University, Israel, B.A./LL.B., 2014
Academic Appointments and Fellowships
- Harvard Kennedy School, 2019-2020, Ash Center – Doctoral Democracy Fellow
- Labor and Worklife Program, 2019, Fellow
- Program of Negotiations at Harvard Law School, 2018-2019, Doctoral Fellow
- Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2018-2019, Affiliate
- Harvard Law School, 2018-2019, Graduate Program Fellow, Harvard Empirical Legal Studies co-coordinator
- Harvard Law School, 2017-2018, Graduate Program Fellow, LL.M. Advisor
- Despite the Binary: Looking for Power outside the Employee Status, __ Tul. L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2020-21), available here (SSRN).
- Abolish the Employer Prerogative, Unleash Work Law, 43 Berkley J. Lab. & Emp. L. __ (forthcoming), available here (SSRN).
Last Updated: March 18, 2021