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Dr Anders Poulsen, Director of CBESSSchool of Economics

Bargaining, coordination, focal points, strategic commitment and communication; The nature and origin of conventions; Competition, contest, and tournament behaviour.

Sheheryar Banuri

Dr Sheheryar BanuriLaboratory DirectorSchool of Economics

Development economics, policy experiments, decision-making in public institutions, incentives and motivation, public economics, conflict.

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Dr Andrew BaylissSchool of Psychology

Social-cognitive processing, in particular interactions between attention, emotion and action in social contexts. Current research topics include: Face perception, 

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Dr Zoe BettSchool of Economics

Gender, focal points, coordination, social preferences, punishment.

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Dr Oana BorcanSchool of Economics

Political economy, development economics, applied microeconomics, policy experiments in corruption, voting, crime deterrence, institutions and incentives.

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Dr Subhasish Modak ChowdhurySchool of Economics

Contest theory, industrial organisation, public economics, political economy, experimental economics.

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Dr Paul ClistSchool of International Development

Experimental development economics: How the social context affects individual decision makers, especially in the domains of risk and trust.

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Dr Katarina DankovaSchool of Economics

Behavioural and experimental economics, labour economics, reciprocity, incentives and motivation

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Dr Brett DaySchool of Environmental Sciences

Individual economic decision-making, non-market valuation, market demand modelling, microeconometrics.

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Dr Ben D'ExelleSchool of International Development

Behavioural development economics, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, investment behaviour, conflict, social networks, gender and collective action.

Francesco Falluchi

Dr Francesco FallucchiNetwork for Integrated Behavioural Science

Experimental economics; learning in games; contests.

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Prof Enrique FatásSchool of Economics

Behavioural economics, public economics, organisational behaviour, industrial organisation and the economics of conflict.

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Dr Piers FlemingSchool of Psychology

Individual differences in risk judgment and behaviour and contextual effects, with applications to climate change, digital media, health and social work.

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Dr Sara Godoy-Garzon, School of Economics

Behavioural and experimental economics, public economics, organisational behaviour, industrial organisation and the economics of conflict.

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Dr David Hugh-JonesSchool of Economics

Economics of conflict; public economics.

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Dr Joo Young JeonSchool of Economics

Other regarding/social behavior, risk attitudes, behavioural industrial organization.

Bereket Kebede

Dr Bereket KebedeSchool of International Development

Experimental development economics, intra-household economics, envy, public good games, fairness, personality.

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Dr Ben McQuillinSchool of Economics

Game theory, social choice theory, and normative microeconomics; the formal representation of rights, expected and rightful outcomes from cooperation under externalities.

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Prof Peter MoffattSchool of Economics


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Dr Amrish PatelSchool of Economics

Psychological game theory, public good and reciprocity.

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Dr Odile PoulsenSchool of Economics

Behavioural and experimental economics, especially issues of coordination and fairness

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Dr Abhijit RamalingamSchool of Economics

Employment contracts, relative comparisons and status, networks and public good games.

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Dr Charles SegerSchool of Psychology

Social cognition, particularly three related areas: Group-level emotions, embodied cognition, implicit and explicit attitude change.

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Dr Pieter SerneelsSchool of International Development

Development economics, behavioural and labour economics, applied econometrics; human resources, service delivery, conflict.

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Dr Stefania SitziaSchool of Economics

Experimental economics with particular attention to industrial organization issues and methodology.

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Prof Robert SugdenSchool of Economics

Theoretical, experimental and philosophical approaches to: welfare economics, social choice, choice under uncertainty, foundations of decision and game theory, methodology of economics, evolution of social conventions.

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Prof Theodore L. Turocy, Past Director of CBESSSchool of Economics

Behavioural and computational game theory; auctions, contests, public goods.

Arian Verschoor

Prof Arjan VerschoorSchool of International Development

Behavioural development economics; Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, poor farmers' investment behaviour, intra-household allocation processes.

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Dr James WatsonSchool of Economics

Macroeconomic experiments, expectations, monetary policy, inflation targeting, the term structure.

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Dr Jiwei ZhengSchool of Economics

Team reasoning, anchoring effects, complexity aversion, choice overload, status quo bias, inattention, focal points, misperception, energy conservation and shortlist heuristics.


Associate Members

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Miss Izzatine Abdul Aziz, School of Economics

Formation of social preferences and norms, behavioural development economics, social choice, cooperation.

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Mr Cameron BeltonSchool of Economics

Experimental and behavioural economics, effects of attention in individual decision making. 

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Miss Natalia BorzinoSchool of Economics

Behavioural and experimental economics, applied microeconomics, public and political economics, institutions, industrial organisations. 

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Mr Carsten CredeSchool of Economics

Industrial organisation, explicit and tacit collusion, operation and detection of cartels.

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Mr Paul GornySchool of Economics

Experimental and behavioural economics, contest theory and the interplay of identity and conflict. 

Anwesha Mukherjee

Miss Anwesha MukherjeeSchool of Economics

Contests, Identity, Experimental Economics, Electoral competition and Economics of Organization.


Miss Emike NasamuSchool of Economics

Experimental and behavioural economics, applied microeconomics.

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Mr Gregory SmithSchool of Environmental Sciences

Preference formation and valuation of non-market goods and services; payments for ecosystem services.

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Miss Mengjie WangSchool of Economics

Behavioural and experimental economics and consumer behaviour.

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Miss Lian XueSchool of Economics

Prepayment effect and mental accounting in individual decision making, interaction between players in cooperation and non-cooperation games.

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Miss Graciela Zevallos-Porles, School of Economics

Experimental economics, behavioural economics, game theory, conflict experiments, behavioural development economics.

External Associate Members

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Dr David Rojo ArjonaChapman University

General alternatives to the individual rational model in strategic settings and the analysis of the emergence of social phenomena (conventions).

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Prof David Cooper, Florida State University

Experimental economics with applications to game theory, organizational economics and entrepreneurship.

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Prof Shaun Hargreaves HeapKing's College London

Social aspects of decision making, the economics of television and, in macroeconomics, the sources of wage inequality.

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Prof Grischa PerinoUniversität Hamburg

Environmental economics, comparison of regulatory instruments, motivation crowding.

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Prof Daniel John Zizzo, Newcastle University

Bounded rationality, models of expectation formation and behavioural macroeconomics, behavioural and cognitive game theory, cooperation, trust and social preferences.