Samuel Becher

Samuel Becher is a professor at the Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He specializes in economic and behavioral analysis of law and has founded and headed a consumer law clinic in cooperation with the Israel Consumer Council.

The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence

The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence

Policymakers should address the constant turnover of products which leads to mass consumerism.

Administrative Control and Consumer Exploitation in Standard Form Contracts

Administrative Control and Consumer Exploitation in Standard Form Contracts

Agencies should scrutinize one-sided terms in standard form contracts to ensure consumer protection.

Improving Front-of-Package Food Health Labeling

Improving Front-of-Package Food Health Labeling

Food regulators in the United States should adopt smarter front-of-package labeling to encourage healthier eating.

Are Online Agreements Readable?

Are Online Agreements Readable?

Regulators may need to protect consumers from unreadable online contracts and privacy policies.