Jonathan Levin

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Professor and Chair

Department of Economics

Stanford University

Landau Center
Stanford, CA 94305

(650) 723-5962

Website: Stanford faculty profile

Issues: Competition Policy and Antitrust, Innovation and Economic Growth and Intellectual Property

About Jonathan Levin

Jonathan Levin is the Holbrook Working Professor and Chair of the Economics Department at Stanford University, where he has taught since 2000. He is also Professor by Courtesy in the Graduate School of Business and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. 

His research is in the field of industrial organization, particularly the economics of contracting, organizations, and market design. His current research includes projects on internet markets, auction design, and health insurance. 

Professor Levin received the American Economic Association’s John Bates Clark Medal in 2011 as the economist under the age of forty who has made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Guggenheim Fellow, and the winner of department and school-wide teaching awards. He is an elected member of the AEA’s Executive Committee, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.


Professor Levin provided TAP with insights into his current work. Read the interview:
Interview with Jonathan Levin


B.A., English, Stanford University, 1994
B.S., Mathematics, Stanford University, 1994
M.Phil., Economics, Oxford University, 1996
Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999

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