Jonathan Welburn is an associate operations researcher at the RAND Corporation. His research sits at the intersection of Operations Research and Economics and employs methods from operations research, game theory, computational economics, and analytics. His past work has utilized this interdisciplinary approach to address international economic crises, systemic risks, and cyber security. Welburn received a Ph.D. in decision science & operations research within industrial & systems engineering and a BSc in industrial & systems engineering and economics, each from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. His current research explores the systemic risk, the intersection of financial and cyber risks, and cyber deterrence.
Jonathan W. Welburn, Crises Beyond Belief: Findings on contagion, the role of beliefs, and the Eurozone debt crisis from a borrower lender game, RAND Labor & Population Working Paper Series (WR-1221), 2018
Aaron Davenport, Jonathan William. Welburn, Andrew Lauland, Annelise Pietenpol, Marc L. Robbins, Erin Rebhan, Patricia M. Boren, Kevin Jack Riley, An evaluation of the Department of Defense's excess property program, RAND Corporation (RR-2299), 2018
John S Davis, Benjamin Adam Boudreaux, Jonathan W. Welburn, Jair Aguirre, Cordaye Ogletree, Geoffrey McGovern, Michael Chase, Stateless Attribution: Toward International Accountability in Cyberspace, RAND Corporation (RR-2081), 2017
Paul Dreyer,, Therese Jones, Kelly Klima, Jenny Oberholtzer, Aaron Strong, Jonathan W. Welburn, and Zev Winkelman, Estimating the Global Cost of Cyber Risk: Methodology and Examples, RAND Corporation (RR-2299), 2018
Jonathan W. Welburn and Kjell Hausken, "Game Theoretic Modeling of Economic Systems and the European Debt Crisis," Computational Economics, 49(2), 2017