Alexander Frankel studies mechanism design, repeated games, and contract theory. In addition to researching at Stanford Graduate School of Business and Chicago Booth, he has worked outside of academia at Yahoo! Research. His most recent working papers include “Simple Multidimensional Delegation” and “Discounted Quotas.” He has been a referee for a number of academic journals, including American Economic Review,Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Theory, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
He was a Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Dissertation Fellow and Key Scientific Challenges Award Winner, Yahoo! Research.
While studying at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Frankel was also an instructor for Economics Bootcamp for public policy students. Frankel earned his BS in mathematics and BA in economics from the University of Chicago before pursuing his PhD in economic analysis and policy from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Frankel joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2011.