Jonathan Levin

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Philip H. Knight Dean and Professor

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford University

655 Knight Way
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 Philip H. Knight Dean and Professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His research is in the field of industrial organization, and he has worked on a wide range of topics including the economics of contracting and organizations, auctions and matching, credit and insurance markets, and econometric methods for analyzing imperfect competition. His current interests include Internet platforms, the health care system, and ways to incorporate new datasets into economic research.


Professor Levin has been a member of the Stanford faculty since 2000. He is also Holbrook Working Professor of Price Theory in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Prior to his current appointment, he served as Chair of the Stanford Economics Department, and Director of the Industrial Organization Program at the National Bureau for Economic Research.


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 Fellow of the Econometric Society, a former Guggenheim Fellow, and the winner of department and school-wide teaching awards. He served as an elected member of the AEA’s Executive Committee, and is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Professor Levin’s works have been widely published in such journals as the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, the Annual Review of Economics, and the Journal of the European Economic Association.



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

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