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Meirav Furth

Meirav Furth-Matzkin

S.J.D. Candidate

John M. Olin Fellow in Law, Economics and Business

Graduate Research Fellow at the Program on the Foundations of Private Law

Graduate Program Fellow, Short Paper Writing Teaching Assistant

mfurth@sjd.law.harvard.edu

Dissertation

“On the Surprising Use of Unenforceable Terms in Consumer Contracts: An Empirically and Behaviorally Informed Analysis”

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Consumer Contracts and Contract Law Theory with Professor Oren Bar-Gill, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Behavioral Law, Economics and Public Policy with Professor Cass Sunstein, Harvard Law School
  • Empirical and Economic Analysis of the Law with Professor Alma Cohen, Harvard Law School

Additional Research Interests

  • Law and Cognitive Psychology
  • Law and Economics
  • Law and Morality
  • Theories of Private Law

Education

  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2015-Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. Program 2014-2015 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, LL.B./B.A., Law & International Relations, 2009-2013

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, 2015-2016, Graduate Program Fellow, Short Paper Writing Teaching Assistant
  • Harvard Law School, 2016, International Legal Studies Grant
  • Harvard Law School, 2015-2016, John M. Olin Fellowship in Law, Economics, and Business
  • Harvard Law School, 2015-2016, Fellowship on the Foundations of Private Law
  • Harvard Law School, 2014-2015, Summer Academic Fellowship
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2015-2016, Pearlman Scholarship for academic excellence
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2011-2012, Tebby Miller Award for Exceptional Achievements in an interdisciplinary Program
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2010-2011, Moshe Isenberg Award for Excellence in Law
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009-2010, Abraham Agmon Award for Excellence in Public Law

Representative Publications

Additional Information

Last Updated: August 12, 2018