Faculty & Research

Alexander P. Frankel

Assistant Professor of Economics and Richard N. Rosett Faculty Fellow

Phone :
773 834-8266
Address :
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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

Number Name Quarter
33001 Microeconomics 2014 (Winter)

Other Interests

Politics, the internet.


Research Activities

Mechanism design, repeated games, and contract theory.