Jonathan Cook is a Financial Economist with the Office of the Investor Advocate. He is an applied researcher with interests in policy and statistical methods. His research spans accounting, economics, finance, and machine learning and has been published in journals that include Economics Letters, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and Pattern Recognition Letters.
Prior to joining the SEC, Jonathan worked at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) for almost eight years. At PCAOB, he pioneered the use of advanced analytics at the organization and created an economic modeling group. He received his PhD in Economics and MA in Mathematical Behavioral Sciences from the University of California at Irvine.