Dr. Ofer Sitbon, Adv.

Dr. Ofer Sitbon, Adv.
Role: 
Research fellow; Co-director of the research project "Towards a Popular Classes Based Political Economy" project
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Fields of Practice: 
A popular classes based political economy; post liberalism

Dr. Ofer Sitbon heads the Corporations and Society Clinic in the College of Law and Business, and is a lecturer in law, society and social change. He holds a Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Law. His dissertation focused on an attempt to include corporate social responsibility considerations during the recent Company Law Reform in England. Sitbon holds a first degree (magna cum laude) in law and philosophy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a second degree (summa cum laude) in law from Tel Aviv University. He is a senior fellow at the Shaharit institute, and was the editor (2007-2012) of the academic journal Ma’asei Mishpat, which he co-founded. Between May 2015 and July 2017 Sitbon directed the Privatization and Nationalization in Israel website of the Yaacov Chazan Center for Social Justice and Democracy at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. Since January 2018 he is a Research Fellow at the Institute and serves as co-director, together with Prof. Dani Filc and Dr. Eilon Schwartz, of a joint research project of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Shaharit Institute entitled "Towards a Popular Classes Based Political Economy".