Ph.D., J.D., LL.M., Assistant Professor of Law, Economics and Data Science
Elliott Ash is Assistant Professor of Law, Economics and Data Science at ETH Zurich’s Center for Law & Economics, Switzerland. Elliott’s research and teaching focus on empirical analysis of the law and legal system using techniques from econometrics, natural language processing, and machine learning. His research has been published in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Law and Economics, Annual Review of Economics, Economic Journal, Cornell Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Politics, and Political Analysis. Elliott’s research has earned grant funding from the European Research Council, Swiss National Science Foundation, Swiss Data Science Center, U.S. National Science Foundation, the Turing Institute, and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining ETH, Elliott was Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Warwick, and before that a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University’s Center for the study of Democratic Politics. He received a Ph.D. in economics and J.D. from Columbia University, a B.A. in economics, government, and philosophy from University of Texas at Austin, and an LL.M. in international criminal law from University of Amsterdam.