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Ian Ayres

Lawyer, Economist & New York Times Best-Selling Author

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 Ian Ayres Biography

Ian Ayres is a lawyer and economist, as well as the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School, the Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law, and a Professor at Yale's School of Management.

He is a columnist for Forbes magazine, writes for the New York Times Freakonomics blog, and has been a commentator on public radio's "Marketplace." His research has been featured on Primetime Live, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Good Morning America, and in Time and Vogue magazines.

Ayres has published 11 books (including the New York Times bestseller "Super Crunchers") and over 100 articles on a wide range of topics. His latest book is "Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done". In 2010, he also published "Lifecycle Investing", with Barry Nalebuff. He is a co-founder of stickK.com, a web site that helps you stick to your goals.

In 2006, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His book with Greg Klass, "Insincere Promises: The Law of Misrepresented Intent", won the 2006 Scribes book award "for the best work of legal scholarship published during the previous year." Ayres has been ranked as one of the most prolific and most-cited law professors of his generation. The Chronicle of Higher Education referred to Ayres as "a law-and-economics guru."

In the spring of 2005, he published three books, "Straightforward", with Jennifer Gerarda Brown; "Optional Law"; and "Insincere Promises", with Gregory Klass. He is also the author of "Why Not?" (2003, with Barry Nalebuff); "Voting with Dollars" (2002, with Bruce Ackerman); and "Pervasive Prejudice?" (2001).

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Studies in Contract Law, 8th (University Caseboook)

Studies in Contract Law, 8th (University Caseboook)

Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done

Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done

Lifecycle Investing: A New, Safe, and Audacious Way to Improve the Performance of Your Retirement Portfolio

Lifecycle Investing: A New, Safe, and Audacious Way to Improve the Performance of Your Retirement Portfolio

Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way To Be Smart

Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way To Be Smart

Pervasive Prejudice?: Unconventional Evidence of Race and Gender Discrimination (Studies in Law and Economics)

Pervasive Prejudice?: Unconventional Evidence of Race and Gender Discrimination (Studies in Law and Economics)

Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate (Oxford Socio-Legal Studies)

Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate (Oxford Socio-Legal Studies)

Speaking Topics
  • Super Crunchers: Predictive Analytics & Data-Driven Decision Making

    Gone are the days of solely relying on intuition or yesterday's data to make decisions. A new breed of decision makers is increasingly calling the shots and delivering amazingly accurate results by harnessing collective intelligence. Who are they? Super Crunchers. Those who want to be competitive need to understand how Super Crunchers are increasingly determining
    • or at least predicting
    • consumer and business choices. Ayres describes this revolutionary trend in this keynote, based on his best-selling book, Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart. He explains how, by analyzing millions of bytes of information, companies can gain greater insights into human behavior and the ability to predict the future with staggeringly accurate results. Ayres helps audiences understand how they can succeed in a data-based world by providing a better understanding of how to analyze massive amounts of data at lightning speeds and impact decisions in real time.

  • Why Not? How to Use Everyday Ingenuity to Solve Problems Big & Small

  • Personal & Institutional Risk Management & Investment Strategies

  • Lifecycle Investing: Advantages of Time Diversification

  • Carrots & Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done

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    Booking fees for Ian Ayres, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ian Ayres, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Ian Ayres?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ian Ayres for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ian Ayres for your next private or corporate function.
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Lawyer, Economist & New York Times Best-Selling Author

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Ian Ayres Biography

Ian Ayres is a lawyer and economist, as well as the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School, the Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law, and a Professor at Yale's School of Management.

He is a columnist for Forbes magazine, writes for the New York Times Freakonomics blog, and has been a commentator on public radio's "Marketplace." His research has been featured on Primetime Live, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Good Morning America, and in Time and Vogue magazines.

Ayres has published 11 books (including the New York Times bestseller "Super Crunchers") and over 100 articles on a wide range of topics. His latest book is "Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done". In 2010, he also published "Lifecycle Investing", with Barry Nalebuff. He is a co-founder of stickK.com, a web site that helps you stick to your goals.

In 2006, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His book with Greg Klass, "Insincere Promises: The Law of Misrepresented Intent", won the 2006 Scribes book award "for the best work of legal scholarship published during the previous year." Ayres has been ranked as one of the most prolific and most-cited law professors of his generation. The Chronicle of Higher Education referred to Ayres as "a law-and-economics guru."

In the spring of 2005, he published three books, "Straightforward", with Jennifer Gerarda Brown; "Optional Law"; and "Insincere Promises", with Gregory Klass. He is also the author of "Why Not?" (2003, with Barry Nalebuff); "Voting with Dollars" (2002, with Bruce Ackerman); and "Pervasive Prejudice?" (2001).

Ian Ayres Videos

  • Ian Ayres on Super Crunchers and the Power of Data 10/22/2007
    Ian Ayres of Yale University Law School talks about the ideas in his new book, Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart....
  • The Condom Rule of 3: Ian Ayres at TEDxYale
    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience....

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Ian Ayres Speaking Topics

  • Super Crunchers: Predictive Analytics & Data-Driven Decision Making

    Gone are the days of solely relying on intuition or yesterday's data to make decisions. A new breed of decision makers is increasingly calling the shots and delivering amazingly accurate results by harnessing collective intelligence. Who are they? Super Crunchers. Those who want to be competitive need to understand how Super Crunchers are increasingly determining
    • or at least predicting
    • consumer and business choices. Ayres describes this revolutionary trend in this keynote, based on his best-selling book, Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart. He explains how, by analyzing millions of bytes of information, companies can gain greater insights into human behavior and the ability to predict the future with staggeringly accurate results. Ayres helps audiences understand how they can succeed in a data-based world by providing a better understanding of how to analyze massive amounts of data at lightning speeds and impact decisions in real time.

  • Why Not? How to Use Everyday Ingenuity to Solve Problems Big & Small

  • Personal & Institutional Risk Management & Investment Strategies

  • Lifecycle Investing: Advantages of Time Diversification

  • Carrots & Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done

FAQs on booking Ian Ayres

  • How to book Ian Ayres?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ian Ayres for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Ian Ayres, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ian Ayres or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ian Ayres?

    Booking fees for Ian Ayres, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ian Ayres, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ian Ayres?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ian Ayres for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ian Ayres for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ian Ayres or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ian Ayres or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ian Ayres is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Super Crunchers: Predictive Analytics & Data-Driven Decision Making, Why Not? How to Use Everyday Ingenuity to Solve Problems Big & Small, Personal & Institutional Risk Management & Investment Strategies, Lifecycle Investing: Advantages of Time Diversification and Carrots & Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ian Ayres for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Ian Ayres generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Geoffrey Moore, Richard Florida, Ross Dawson, Watts Wacker and Jack Uldrich. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ian Ayres for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Ian Ayres Speaker Videos

  • Ian Ayres on Super Crunchers and the Power of Data 10/22/2007
    Ian Ayres of Yale University Law School talks about the ideas in his new book, Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart. Ayres argues for the power of data and analysis...
    The Condom Rule of 3: Ian Ayres at TEDxYale
    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers...

Ian Ayres Speaking Topics

  • Super Crunchers: Predictive Analytics & Data-Driven Decision Making

    Gone are the days of solely relying on intuition or yesterday's data to make decisions. A new breed of decision makers is increasingly calling the shots and delivering amazingly accurate results by harnessing collective intelligence. Who are they? Super Crunchers. Those who want to be competitive need to understand how Super Crunchers are increasingly determining
    • or at least predicting
    • consumer and business choices. Ayres describes this revolutionary trend in this keynote, based on his best-selling book, Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart. He explains how, by analyzing millions of bytes of information, companies can gain greater insights into human behavior and the ability to predict the future with staggeringly accurate results. Ayres helps audiences understand how they can succeed in a data-based world by providing a better understanding of how to analyze massive amounts of data at lightning speeds and impact decisions in real time.

  • Why Not? How to Use Everyday Ingenuity to Solve Problems Big & Small

  • Personal & Institutional Risk Management & Investment Strategies

  • Lifecycle Investing: Advantages of Time Diversification

  • Carrots & Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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