Sheheryar Banuri is a development economist and Lecturer at the University of East Anglia. His research focuses on motivation and decision-making in the public sector. His work is at the intersection of policy, economics, and public administration, and uses a combination of survey methods, lab, and field experiments. Sheheryar has conducted field research in Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines, and the US. His work has provided policy guidance to the governments of Indonesia, the Philippines, and Burkina Faso. His empirical work is also featured in the World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior. His current projects focus on motivation and incentives of education and health workers, identity and cooperation in post-conflict areas, and the impact of information technologies on local public service delivery.
Mellowing with Tenure? Socialization Increases Prosocial Behavior in Public Organizations,
in Experiments in Organizational Economics.
ISBN 978-1785609640, 1785609645
Pro-social motivation, effort and the call to public service,
in European Economic Review
pp. 139-164Full Text UEA Repository
Cracking down on bribery,
in Social Choice and Welfare
pp. 579-600Full Text UEA Repository
Al Qaeda at the bar: coordinating ideologues and mercenaries in terrorist organizations,
in Public Choice
pp. 57-73Full Text UEA Repository
The effects of group composition and social preference heterogeneity in a public goods game: An agent-based simulation,
in Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation
article no. 5Full Text UEA Repository
Experiments in Culture and Corruption: A Review,
in New Advances in Experimental Research on Corruption.
ISBN 978-1-78052-784-0Full Text