Jonathan S. Feinstein, Ph.D.
John G. Searle Professor of Economics and Management
Jonathan Feinstein studies creativity, specifically creative development. His current work focuses on modeling how individuals and teams use guiding conceptions to navigate complex creative environments and generate creative ideas and projects leading to successful creative outcomes.
Beyond his work on creativity, Professor Feinstein is an expert in tax compliance, detection, and models of auditing and compliance. His contributions in this area include the econometric model detection controlled estimation, which has had considerable practical application, game theory models of compliance and auditing, and a widely cited review of the tax compliance field. He is also the author of a well known review of the relationship between socioeconomic status and health.
A recent co-authored article is the "Yale Study Finds Twice as Many Undocumented Immigrants as Previous Estimates."