Barak Richman


Barak Richman
210 Science Drive
Box 90360
Durham, NC 27708
Professor Richman’s research interests include the economics of contracting, new institutional economics, antitrust, and healthcare policy. He teaches contracts, antitrust, and health law, and he has guest taught classes at The Fuqua School of Business and the Sanford School of Public Policy. He was invited to the Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum in 2004, received Duke Law School’s Blueprint Award in 2005, and was a recipient of the Provost’s Common Fund award in 2006.

Professor Richman received an AB, magna cum laude, from Brown University; an MA in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley; a JD, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School; and a Ph.D in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. Professor Richman also spent one year at the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem, Israel, studying biblical and talmudic texts.

His recent work has been published in the Columbia Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law ReviewLaw and Social Inquiry, and Health Affairs,and he recently co-edited with Clark Havighurst a symposium volume of Law and Contemporary Problemsentitled “Who Pays? Who Benefits? Distributional Issues in Health Care.” Some of his papers are available here.