Jonathan holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Centre d’Économie de la Sorbonne, UMR CNRS 8174), as well as a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the ESSEC Business School, where his research focused on the effect of money and risk in the Eurozone. He has also studied theoretical and empirical economics at the Paris School of Economics, corporate finance and management at the Grenoble School of Management, and computer science and quantitative finance at the EISTI Engineering School (University of Paris-Seine).
His research interests are in macroeconomics and monetary economics, as well as financial economics and econometrics.
Prior to joining the Bank of Israel, Jonathan taught at several universities and business schools. He has also worked at and consulted private companies worldwide on their development.