Yehonatan Givati studied law and economics at Hebrew University, where he earned his LL.B in 2002 and his M.A. in economics in 2005. After clerking for Justice Esther Hayut at the Israeli Supreme Court, Yehonatan pursued his graduate studies at Harvard University, where he earned his LL.M. in 2007, his S.J.D. in 2011, an M.A. in economics in 2011, and a Ph.D. in economics in 2013. During his studies Yehonatan has been awarded several prizes, including a Fulbright Fellowship, an Olin Fellowship, and a research fellowship from the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. After completing two years as a Post Graduate Research Fellow in Law and Economics at NYU School of Law, Yehonatan joined the law faculty in 2012.