Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics

People at CeDEx

ProfessorsAssociate ProfessorsLecturers | Research/Teaching Fellows


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Director of CeDEx
BA (Birmingham Polytechnic) MA, PhD (East Anglia)

Research interests
My primary research interests lie in the development of descriptive models decision making (both individual and strategic) through the application of a mixture of theoretical and experimental methods. I also have an ongoing interest in experimental methodology and in research at the interface of psychology and economics.

Co-Director of CeDEx
BSc, MA (University of Genoa) MSc (Essex) PhD (Nottingham)

Research interests
Behavioural and experimental economics; public economics; organisational and labour economics; contract theory; game theory.

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Jose Guinot Saporta

Lab Manager for CeDEx and CRIBS
BA, MSc (Universitat Jaume I Castellon), PhD (Reading)                                                      
Research interests
Jose is responsible for the two experimental labs based in the School of Economics and Nottingham Business School, and he is interested in agent-based modelling and behavioural science.

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Administrator for CeDEx and ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science                      
BA (De Montfort University), MA (Nottingham Trent)                       
Suzanne is responsible for the administration of CeDEx and NIBS, including website, communications, event and finances, and is a member of both Management Groups.



PhD (Toulouse) 
Research interests
My resarch interests are: electoral competition and economic policies; Coalition formation and collective choice; Game theory.

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BA (Sheffield), MA (Warwick), PhD (Oxford)  
Research interests
The socially embedded individual; the role of other-regarding preferences in individual decision-making; how people set up and hold each other to mutually beneficial agreements; citizens' willingness and ability to hold public service providers to account; and the factors and mechanisms determining individual preferences and values.

BA, MPhil, DPhil (Oxford)

Research interests
Individual decision-making; Foundations and applications of game theory; Experimental economics; Current specific research topics include the theoretical and experimental investigation of individual decision-making (especially in situations involving risk, time, or both), the role of experimental research in economics and modelling players' mutual knowledge in games.

MA, PhD (Vienna)

Research interests
Behavioural and experimental economics; Voluntary cooperation, free riding, and punishment; Social comparisons and wage formation; Behavioural properties of incentive contracts; Loss aversion; Social interaction effects.


BA (Cambridge) PhD (Iowa)

Research interests
Martin is an active member of the CeDEx group and his research interests include: Industrial Organisation; Social Dilemmas; and Game Theory.                                                                                                     


BA (Oxon) MSc, PhD (London)

Research interests
Daniel's research interests include: Multilateral bargaining; Committee voting; Signalling; and Evidence Law.


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Associate Professors

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BSc (Bochum), MA, PhD (Barcelona)

Research interests:
Matthias' research interests include: game theory; incentives; health economics; contest theory; and interest groups.


BA (Salamanca) Dipl (NAKE) PhD (Tilburg)

Research interests
Bargaining; Coalition formation; Voting games; Social preferences; Noncooperative foundations; Partition function games.


Dipl, MA (Moscow) PhD (Tilburg)

Research interests
Game theory; Learning and evolution in games; Evolution of preferences; Learning and evolution in Bayesian games.


Diplom-Volkswirt (Bonn) PhD (Erfurt)

Research interests
Experimental economics; Behavioural economics; Organizational economics; Social norms; Game theory and applied microeconomics.


PhD (LSE) 

Research interests
Applied game theory, norms, theoretical models of parent-child interactions, endogenous preferences, incentives, contracts, industrial economics.


BSc (Essex) PhD (EUV) 

Research interests
My research involves behavioural economics and game theory. I work primarily on individual preferences, strategic reasoning, and group interaction in situations involving coordination, cooperation and conflict.


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BSc (Mauritius), MSc (Nottingham), PhD (Nottingham)
Research Interests
Behavioural Economics & Experimental Economics (Chinese Economic Psychology; Decision Making under Risk; Compliance with the Law/Regulation; Tax Evasion/Compliance).


PhD (Nottingham)

Research interests
Fabio Tufano's research interests include: experimental economics; applie microeconomics; psychology and economics.


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Research/Teaching Fellows


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PhD (Nottingham)
Research interests
Cindy's interests are labour economics and experimental economics (currently on the topic of labour market matching with friction).


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BA (Birmingham), MA & PhD (Nottingham)
Research interests
Tom is now an Assistant Professor in Economics, School of Economics, Ningbo China.  His research interests are: Behavioural Economics, Experimental Economics, Cultural economics, Subjective Wellbeing, Discrimination, Social Norms.


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BA (Edinburgh), MSc, PhD (Nottingham) 

Research interests
My research interests lie at the intersection of applied behavioural economics and contemporary public policy concerns. In particular in household finance and financial decision making, using both microeconometric- and experimental methods. My research is generally concerned with cognitive biases and (sub-)optimal financial choice, consumer irrationality, household consumption and wider applications to public policy.


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BSc (University College London), PhD (Manchester)

Research interests
Economic game theory models of cooperative behaviour and decision-making, psychological adaptations for cooperation, methods for applying the basic science of cooperation to challenges in the field (particularly in business and community contexts).


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Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics

Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4763
Enquiries: suzanne.robey@nottingham.ac.uk
Experiments: cedex@nottingham.ac.uk