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. Frankel’s recent papers include “Aligned Delegation,” forthcoming in the American Economic Review, and “Suspense and Surprise.” He has been a referee for a number of academic journals including American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economics, and Review of Economic Studies.
Frankel earned his BS (mathematics) and BA (economics) from the University of Chicago before pursuing his PhD in economic analysis and policy from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
2013 - 2014 Course Schedule
Politics, the internet.
Mechanism design, repeated games, and contract theory.