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In the Bible, a son of David who staged a revolt against his father's kingship and was killed in the ensuing battle.


(Bible) Old Testament the third son of David, who rebelled against his father and was eventually killed by Joab (II Samuel 15–18)


(ˈæb sə ləm)

the third son of David: he rebelled against his father and was slain by Joab. II Sam. 13–18.
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42) Professors Maurice Stucke, Avishalom Tor, and a multitude of others have persuasively argued that behavioral economics must be incorporated into current economic competition analyses along with important political, social, and moral values.
Andrea Attar, Derek Bambauer, Jacques Cremer, Ron Gilson, William Johnson, Henry Hansmann, Gerard Hertig, Chris Lamoureaux, Augustin Landier, Lubomir Litov, Ugo Pagano, Sebastien Pouget, Alan Schwartz, Paul Seabright, Jean Tirole, and Avishalom Tor provided helpful insights for the development of this work.
97; Caldwell, supra note 199, at 70; Oren Gazal-Ayal & Avishalom Tor, The Innocence Effect, 62 DUKE L.
Bork, supra note 4, at 116; Avishalom Tor, Illustrating a Behaviorally Informed Approach to Antitrust Law: The Case of Predatory Pricing, 18 Antitrust 52 (2003); see also Norman W.
51) See Avishalom Tor, The Methodology of the Behavioral Analysis of Law, 4 HAIFA L.
371, 415 (2006) (describing market definition as a stumbling block in merger cases) ; Avishalom Tor & William J.
71, 84 (2008) (defining entrepreneurship in terms of"new products or services, new ways of organizing, or new geographic markets"); Avishalom Tor, The Fable of Entry: Bounded Rationality, Market Discipline, and Legal Policy, 101 MICH.
See Avishalom Tor, Oren Gazal-Ayal & Stephen M.
For a detailed exposition, see generally Avishalom Tor, The Methodology of the Behavioral Analysis of Law, 4 HAIFA L.
Teitelbaum, A Unilateral Accident Model under Ambiguity, 37 Journal of Legal Studies 2007, 431-477; Avishalom Tor, The Methodology of the Behavioural Analysis of Law, 4(1) Haifa Law Review 2008, 237-327.
Avishalom Tor from the University of Haifa's Faculty of Law.
For helpful comments, we thank Amitai Aviram, Bernie Black, Mark Gergen, Barak Medina, Sara Sun Beale, Ittay Paldor, Jeff Rachlinski, Doron Teichman, Avishalom Tor, and Roi Zultan.