Dr. Barak Atiram is a lecturer on the Ono Academic College faculty. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Tel Aviv University Law School, where he wrote his doctoral thesis under the guidance of property expert, Prof. Henry Smith of the Harvard University School of Law. The doctoral thesis presents a critical theoretical analysis of the collective action problem in legal and economic discourse in general and especially as related to property laws. Prior to his doctoral studies, Barak attained an undergraduate and graduate (cum laude) degree in law from Tel Aviv University and another graduate degree from the Harvard University School of Law.
Barak was awarded the Shvil (Israel International Transparency) scholarship for an outstanding paper that critically reviewed popular assumptions of cooperative flaws and his research was presented at the opening lecture of the “Ethics and Transparency in Organizations and their Environment” conference at the Tel Aviv University School of Management. Another paper was selected for the Annual Conference of the Israeli Association of Law and Economics, won the Menachem Goldberg grant and was published in Volume 42 of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem publication, “Mishpatim”. He wrote another paper that criticizes the lack of control, market or state, over payroll expenses, won the Cegla Grant and was published in Volume 36 of the “Iyunei Mishpat” publication.
MAJOR RESEARCH AND TEACHING FIELDS
- Property law
- Corporate law
- Contract law
- Class actions
- Tax law