Jeremias Adams-Prassi
Professor of Law, University of Oxford

Jeremias Adams-Prassl

Jeremias works in the fields of English and European law, with a particular interest in technology, innovation policy, and the future of work. He is a Fellow of Magdalen College, and Deputy Director of the Institute of European and Comparative Law. Jeremias read law at Oxford, Paris, and Harvard Law School, and has held visiting teaching and/or research positions at institutions including Hong Kong University, the Max Planck Institute Hamburg, Renmin Law School Beijing, University College London, the University of Vienna, and Yale Law School. His most recent book, Humans as a Service (OUP 2018), explores the promise and perils of work in the gig economy across the world, and was awarded the 2019 St Petersburg Private Law Prize. Jeremias’ research on innovation policy and labour market regulation is frequently drawn on by governments and international organizations, and has been cited by courts, policy documents, and news organizations in multiple jurisdictions. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the New Social Contract. Together with Professor Abi Adams-Prassl of the Oxford Department of Economics, Jeremias also writes on the law and economics of fragmenting labour markets and access to justice. His work has been recognized by a number of prizes for teaching, research, and public impact, including the Wedderburn Prize and the Apgar Prize, an Oxford University Teaching Award, a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award, an O2RB Excellence in Impact Award, and an ESRC Outstanding Impact in Public Policy Prize.