Jonathan Feinstein is the John G. Searle Professor of Economics and Management at the Yale School of Management. His work focuses on the nature of creative development and the origins of new concepts, insights, and innovations. He is the author of The Nature of Creative Development (Stanford University Press, 2006) and is now developing computational models of patterns of learning and creative development.

Feinstein is co-director of the Center for Business and Environment at Yale. Professor Feinstein is affiliated with the Daniel Rose Yale-Technion Counterterror Research Initiative, and currently working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He has also done significant research on tax compliance and tax evasion.