Christian Jaag is lauded as “one of the very best economists active today”, and earns praise for his ability “to convey and explain highly complex matters to a broad range of audiences”.
Christian Jaag is a co-founder and counsel at Swiss Economics.
He advises corporate and public-sector clients with respect to all issues related to competition and regulation. He provides economic support across the litigation/arbitration spectrum in commercial disputes, regulatory matters and competition cases including financial valuation and damages quantification. He works closely with clients and their legal advisers at all stages of a case, from drafting first arguments, writing full expert reports through to testimony in front of competition authorities, regulatory bodies and courts.
Christian Jaag is also a lecturer in economics and management at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. In addition, he is a member of the scientific committee of the Florence Competition Programme at the European University Institute.
Born in 1976, Christian Jaag was educated at the University of St Gallen, ESCP Europe and the Study Center Gerzensee (lic oec HSG, 2001; PhD in economics and finance, 2006). He stayed as visiting scholar at the economics department of Rutgers University.
He is the author of numerous academic and applied articles on public economics, industrial organisation, regulatory economics as well as law and economics.
Christian Jaag speaks German, English and French.
Swiss Economics is an economic consultancy firm based in Zurich. Founded in 2008, it offers a broad range of economic consultancy and data analytics services to international corporate and public-sector clients in competition, regulation, economic policy and (transfer) pricing. Swiss Economics has dedicated sectoral teams and works with leading law firms in Switzerland and abroad.