Prof. Dr. Roee Sarel
Juniorprofessur für Zivilrecht und Law and Economics
- Nach Vereinbarung
Short CV, research and teaching
- Since 09/2021: Junior Professor of Private Law and Law & Economics, Institute of Law & Economics, University of Hamburg.
- 04/2019-08/2021: Post-doctoral research associate (WiMi), Institute of Law & Economics, University of Hamburg.
- 10/2017-04/2019: Lecturer & Lab Manager (Post-doc), Economics Department, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
- 07/2018: Received a Doctorate in Economics (Dr. rer. pol; Summa Cum Laude) from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
- 2014-2018: Doctoral researcher & Research/Teaching Assistant, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
- 2011-2013: Associate Lawyer, department of litigation & banking, Yigal Arnon & Co. (Jerusalem, Israel). Promoted from legal intern (2010-2011).
- 06/2012: Received an M.B.A degree (specialization in Finance & Banking; Magna Cum Laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- 02/2011: Received an LL.B degree (Magna Cum Laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
- 2007-2010: Research/Teaching Assistant in various courses, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
- 2008-2009: Research Assistant, Criminal Legislation Department, Israeli Ministry of Justice.
- 09/2008-02/2009: Erasmus Mundus Exchange student, VUB, Brussels, Belgium.
A more comprehensive CV can be found here.
My main research fields are:
- Law & Economics (theoretical, experimental, empirical, and behavioral)
- Regulation of financial markets and technology (in particular Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies).
- Private law, product markets, and consumer protection
- Criminal justice and crime deterrence
- Judicial decision-making
- Determinants of pro-social and anti-social behavior
At the law school, I teach the “Introduction to Law & Microeconomics” course within the specialization in law & economics. At the European Master of Law & Economics (EMLE) and the European Doctorate of Law & Economics (EDLE) programs, I teach the courses on “Empirical Legal Studies” as well as the courses “Concepts & Methods”, and “Private Law & Economics”.
A more detailed description of my teaching can be found here.
- Jan. 2022- Dec. 2022: Principal Investigator on the project “Climate Change as Unjust Enrichment” (together with Yotam Kaplan and Maytal Gilboa), funded by the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development.
- Dovilė Barysė & Roee Sarel, Algorithms in the Court: Does it Matter which Part of the Judicial Decision-making is Automated?, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LAW (forthcoming, 2023)
Hadar Y. Jabotinsky & Roee Sarel, How Crisis Affects Crypto: Coronavirus as a Test Case, Hastings Law Journal 101 (forthcoming, 2023).
Roee Sarel, Hadar Y. Jabotinsky, and Israel Klein, Globalize Me: Regulating Distributed Ledger Technology, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (forthcoming, 2023).
Samuel Becher, Eberhard Feess, and Roee Sarel, Regulating Product Return Policies: The Trade-off between Efficiency and Distribution, Journal of Legal Studies (forthcoming, 2023).
Eberhard Feess & Roee Sarel, Optimal Fine Reductions for Self-reporting: The Impact of Loss Aversion, 70 International Review of Law & Economics, Article 106067 (2022).
Jan-Philip Elm & Roee Sarel, No Policy is an Island: Mitigating Covid-19 in View of Interaction Effects, 48 American Journal of Law & Medicine 7 (2022).
Roee Sarel, Crime and Punishment in Times of Pandemics, 54 EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LAW & ECONOMICS 155 (2022)
Roee Sarel, Property Rights in Cryptocurrencies: A Law and Economics Perspective, 22 North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology 289 (2021).
Roee Sarel & Melanie Demirtas, Delegation in a Multi-tier Court System: Are Remands in the U.S. Federal Courts Driven by Moral Hazard?, 68 European Journal of Political Economy, Article 101999 (2021).
Eberhard Feess & Roee Sarel, Judicial Effort and the Appeals System: Theory and Experiment, 47 Journal of Legal Studies 269 (2018).
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