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Thought Leaders - Competition - Economists 2021
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

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Competition - Economists 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Christian Jaag is "highly recommended" as "one of the very best competition economists in Switzerland".  

Peers and clients say:
"Christian is brilliant at connecting academic and abstract thinking to concrete business needs."

Biography

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.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Christian Jaag “is able to convey and explain highly complex matters to a broad range of audiences, including top management” and “always contributes to find the best strategy”. 

Biography

Christian Jaag is a founder and counsel at Swiss Economics, where he built up the competition team.

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 through to expert testimony in front of competition authorities, regulatory bodies and courts.

Christian Jaag is also a lecturer in economics and management at the University of Zurich and 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.

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