Yuval Feldman is The Mori Lazarof professor of legal research at the Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law. He obtained his PhD (Jurisprudence and Social Policy) from UC Berkeley in 2004 after receiving his L.L.B. and B.A. (Psychology) from Bar-Ilan University (1998).
His areas of research include Behavioral Analysis of Law, Experimental Law and Economics, Ethical Decision-Making, Regulatory Impact and Social Norms, Compliance, Formal and Non-Formal Enforcement Strategies. From 2011 to 2013 Feldman was a Fellow of the Edmond J. Safra Institutional Corruption Lab at the Harvard Law School and of the Implicit Social Cognition Lab in the Harvard Faculty of Psychology. Since 2014 he is a Senior Fellow of the Israel Democracy Institute, advising various governmental bodies on behavioral and experimental informed policies in areas related to corruption, regulatory design and enforcement.
In 2016 Feldman was elected to the Israel Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He received various national fellowships and awards including Rothschild Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship, Alon Fellowship, Olin Fellowship, the Zeltner Prize for a Young Researcher (2008 ) and the Cheshin Prize for a Senior Researcher (2019), as well as more than 20 competitive research grants. He has co-authored more than 50 papers in some of the top journals of law, management and psychology . Feldman is on the editorial board of the Regulation and Governance, Law & Policy Journal and the European Journal of Law and Economics and among the founders of ComplianceNet, an interdisciplinary and global network of scholars of compliance. Some of his research on how behavioral sciences could inform the legal theory and practice of regulation, enforcement and compliance appeared in his book, The Law of Good People (Cambridge University Press, 2018).