The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.
Ian Ayres is Townsend Professor at Yale Law School. He earned a Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 1988 and a J.D. for Yale in 1986. He is the author of nine books (including Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way to be Smart) and several empirical studies. In 2006, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.