Ian Ayres

  • William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Professor of Management

Ian Ayres is a lawyer and an economist. He is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor at Yale’s School of Management. Professor Ayres has been a columnist for Forbes magazine, a commentator on public radio’s Marketplace, and a contributor to theNew York Times' Freakonomics blog. He has served as the editor of theJournal of Law, Economics and Organization. Professor Ayres clerked for the Honorable James K. Logan of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has previously taught at Harvard, Illinois, Northwestern, Stanford, and Virginia law schools. Professor Ayres has published eleven books and more than 100 articles on a wide range of topics. URL: http://www.law.yale.edu/faculty/ianayres.htm