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Sharon Yadin

Yezreel Valley College School of Public Administration and Public Policy

Based in

Middle East

Dr. Yadin is an Associate Professor of Law and Regulation at the Yezreel Valley College School of Public Policy and a Research Fellow at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law. Her research focuses on administrative law and soft regulatory approaches such as regulatory contracts and regulatory shaming. She has authored three books and some thirty articles and won several awards. Her recent projects, forthcoming in Cambridge University Press and Harvard Journal on Legislation, explore climate law, governance and policy, regulatory climate shaming, corporate climate-washing, and climate denial litigation. Her work on regulatory contracts was adopted into law in a precedential Supreme Court of Israel ruling on natural gas regulation, in which four Justices widely cited her first book. Her studies on eco-shaming and on regulatory shaming has influenced policies in Israel and abroad.

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Focus areas of expertise

Greenwashing Climate policy and politics Climate law and litigation

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Yadin, Sharon. Fighting Climate Change through Shaming. Cambridge University Press, 2023. 

Sharon Yadin. 2022. “Regulatory Shaming and the Problem of Corporate Climate Obstruction,” 60 Harvard Journal on Legislation (forthcoming 2023),

Sharon Yadin. 2022. “Government Regulation by Eco-Shaming Corporations: Balancing Effectiveness and Fairness.” In The Legal Aspects of Shaming: An Ancient Sanction in the Modern World (Guy Seidman et al. eds., Edward Elgar, forthcoming).

Sharon Yadin. 2021. “Israel’s Law and Regulation After the Gas Discoveries.” In Regulation in Israel: Values, Effectiveness, Methods 217 (Eyal Tevet et al. eds.),

Sharon Yadin. 2019. “Regulatory Shaming.” 49 Environmental Law 407.