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Bell, Abraham

Chapters of Books or Articles within Books

  • “Economic Analysis of the Law of Territorial Sovereignty” (in Research Handbook on the Economics of Public International Law) in (Eugene Kontorovich, ed.) (2016)
  • “Economic Analysis of the Law of Territorial Sovereignty” in Research Handbook on the Economics of Public International Law (Kontorovich, ed.) (forthcoming 2015)
  • “Title in the Shadow of Possession” in Law and Economics of Possession (Chang, ed.) (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
  • Should Decreases in Property Value Caused By Regulations Be Compensated?” in Land Policies and Property Rights (Hong, and Ingram, eds.) (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2009)

Journal Articles

Other Print and Electronic Media

  • EU's Israel Grant Guidelines: A Legal and Policy Analysis Kohelet Policy Forum (October 3, 2013)

Presentations and Conferences

  • "International Law and teh Arab-Israeli Conflict" at Louis D. Brandeis Center National Student Conference at Georgetown University Law Center (2017)
  • "Two-Tiered Takings Compensation" at Conference on Decentralization and Development at University of Hong Kong and NYU (2017)
  • "Partial Takings" at Law, Economics, and Business Workshop at Bar Ilan University (2017)
  • "Reforming Infringement" at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz Seminar on Intellectual Property Law at Bar Ilan University (2017)
  • "The Futureof the International Criminal Court and Impacts for Israel: A Roundtable Discussion" at at Bar Ilan University (2016)
  • "Reforming Infringment" at Israeli Academic IP Forum Annual Intellectual Property Workshop at Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2016)
  • "Partial Takings" at Property Works in Progress Conference at Boston University School of Law (2016)
  • "Reforming Infringement" at at University of San Diego (2016)
  • "Reforming Infringement" at IP Scholars Conference 2015 at Standford University (2016)
  • "Partial Takings" at The Fourth Private Law Consortium at Univeristy of Oslo (2016)
  • "IDF Military Operations and International Military Law" at Tikvah Overseas Students Seminars at (2016)
  • "Legal Limits on the Struggle with Terror: The Proper Scope of Judicial Review" at Second Annual Conference of the International Public Law Association at Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law (2016)
  • "Partial Takings" at American Law & Economics Association at Harvard Law School (2016)
  • "Palestinian Terrorism and International Law" at at Cardozo Law School (2016)
  • "Who's Sovereign? The Status of the Territories in International Law" at at Military Court of Appeals of Judea and Samaria (2016)
  • "the International law of Terrorism and the Arab-Israeli Conflict" at at Cornell Univeristy School of Law (2016)
  • "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" at Thirteenth Annual Works-in-Progress Colloquium, Intellecutal Property at Washington University (2016)
  • "International Law and the Arab-Israeli Conflict" at Brandeis Center National Student Conference at University of California (2016)
  • "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" as presenter at The Many Faces of Innovation at Bar Ilan University (2016)
  • "Of Property and Information" as presenter at Eleventh Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Law and Economics at Universita di Napoli - Federico II (2015)
  • "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" as presenter at The Fourth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest at National Law University (2015)
  • "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" as presenter at Oxford University Press IP Workshop at Tel Aviv University (2015)
  • "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" as presenter at EMNet 2015, Seventh International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks at University of the Western Cape (2015)
  • Panelist at International Christian Embassy Jerusalem Symposium: The Economic Wall of the EU Labeling Move at European Parliament (2015)
  • Panelist at International Legitimacy for Zionism at Begin Center (2015)
  • "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" as presenter at Copyright Scholarship Roundtable at University of Pennsylvania School of Law (2015)
  • "Universal Jurisdiction" as presenter at Asymmetric War and Asymmetric Law: Israel's Conflicts and the International Legal System, at Human Rights Voices (2015)
  • "Registries" at 18th Annual Conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics at Duke University (2014)
  • "Registries" at Annual Meeting American Law & Economics Association at University of Chicago (2014)
  • "Registries" at Annual Meeting, Private Law Consortium at University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  • "Free Market Real Estate Reform in Israel" as presenter at Seminar: Economics, Growth, and Prosperity at Neve Ilan, Israel; Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies; and the Friedberg Economics Institute (2014)
  • "Givings" as presenter at American Planning Association National Conference at (2014)
  • "Registries" as presenter at Faculty Seminar; Emory Law School at Emory Law School (2014)
  • "Reinventing Copyright and Patent" as presenter at PatCon 4: The Annual Patent Conference at University of San Diego School of Law (2014)
  • "Title in the Shadow of Possession" as presenter at 5th Annual Meeting Association for Law, Property and Society at University of British Columbia (2014)
  • "Registries" at Faculty Seminar at University of San Diego School of Law (2014)

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