Visiting Fellows

Lilach Lurie

Lilach Lurie

Country of origin: Israel Visiting period: August 2019-July 2020 Faculty sponsor: Ariel C. Avgar, Ph.D. Email: ll889@cornell.edu

Background and Previous Experience

Lilach Lurie is a lecturer  at Tel-Aviv University, Department of Labor Studies. She is also a faculty member at the Herczeg Institute on Aging at Tel-Aviv University. Her research spans the fields of employment law, labor law, pension and retirement, industrial relations and social security. Lurie has a Ph.D. in Law from Tel-Aviv University. She was a visiting researcher at Georgetown University and Brandeis University. Lurie’s articles were published in top international journals within her field. Her book Employment and Social Security Laws in the Twenty First Century was published by the Hebrew University Press. She has received numerous grants and prizes, including research grants from the Israel Science Foundation (2017-2021), from the Ministry of Science (together with Prof. Ayal Kimhi and Prof. Haya Stier, 2018-2021) and from the Israeli National Insurance Institute (2016-2018).

Current Research at ILR School

During her stay at the ILR School, Lilach Lurie will work on two on-going projects. The first project –   Employee Unions, Equality and Discrimination – studies the ways in which employee unions promote equality and discriminatory policies in Israeli collective agreements. The second project – Gender, Pension and Retirement – studies the role that law plays in increasing or decreasing the gender pension gap.

Lilach Lurie