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Jonathan Weinstein is an Associate Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences. He joined the MEDS department at Kellogg in 2005 after completing a PhD in economics at MIT. His general areas of research are game theory, decision theory and microeconomic theory. Publications have concerned the impact of higher-order uncertainty on strategic interactions; and testing supposed experts who make probabilistic forecasts that may be strategically motivated.
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Print Vita
Education
PhD, 2005, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BA, 1998, Mathematics, Harvard University

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2006-present
Donald P. Jacobs Scholar in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2005-2006

 
Print Research
Research Interests
Game theory, higher-order uncertainty, microeconomic theory

Articles
Weinstein, Jonathan Lewis and Muhamet Yildiz. Forthcoming. Robust predictions in infinite-horizon games--An unrefinable folk theorem. Review of Economic Studies. (conditionally accepted)
Al-Najjar, Nabil and Jonathan Lewis Weinstein. Forthcoming. A Bayesian Model of Knightian Uncertainty. Theory and Decision.
Weinstein, Jonathan Lewis and Muhamet Yildiz. 2011. Sensitivity of equilibrium behavior to higher-order beliefs in nice games. Games and Economic Behavior. 72(1): 288-300.
Al-Najjar, NabilAlvaro Sandroni, Rann Smorodinsky and Jonathan Lewis Weinstein. 2010. Testing Theories with Learnable and Predictive Representations. Journal of Economic Theory. 145(6): 2203–2217.
Al-Najjar, Nabil and Jonathan Lewis Weinstein. 2009. The Ambiguity Aversion Literature: A Critical Assessment . Economics and Philosophy. 25: 249-284.
Ambrus, Attila and Jonathan Lewis Weinstein. 2008. Price Dispersion and Loss Leaders. Theoretical Economics. 3: 525-537.
Al-Najjar, Nabil and Jonathan Lewis Weinstein. 2008. Comparative Testing of Experts. Econometrica. 76(3): 541-559.
Weinstein, Jonathan Lewis and Muhamet Yildiz. 2007. A Structure Theorem for Rationalizability with Application to Robust Predictions of Refinements. Econometrica. 75(2): 365-400.
Weinstein, Jonathan Lewis and Muhamet Yildiz. 2007. Impact of Higher-Order Uncertainty. Games and Economic Behavior. 60(1): 200-212.
Working Papers
Weinstein, Jonathan Lewis and Muhamet Yildiz. 2012. A Structure Theorem for Rationalizability in Infinite-Horizon Games.
Weinstein, Jonathan Lewis. 2012. Provisional Beliefs and Paradigm Shifts.

 
Print Teaching
Teaching Interests
Statistics, decision theory, microeconomic theory