Professor Eyal Winter

Professor of Economics

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  • Office: AC111, Astley Clarke Building
  • Office Hours: Fridays 14:00 - 16:00 (term time only) otherwise by appointment

Personal details

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Administrative responsibilities

  • Director of LExEcon
  • Chair of the LExEcon Committee


Office Hours: Fridays 14:00 - 16:00 (term time only) otherwise by appointment


Most recent publications

Book: "Feeling Smart: Why our Emotions are More Rational Than We Think" PublicAffairs Jan 2015.

Heller, Y. and E. Winter (2016) "Rule Rationality" forthcoming in International Economic Review

Winter, E., L. Mendez-Naya, I. Garcia Jurado (2016) "Mental Equilibrium and Strategic Emotions" forthcoming in Management Science.

Israel, S. E. Hart and E. Winter (2016) " Oxytocin Decreases Accuracy in the Perception of Social Deception" forthcoming  Psychological Science.

Gershkov A. and E. Winter (2016) "Formal vs. Informal Monitoring in Teams" forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.

Van Damme; Kenneth G. Binmore, Alvin E. Roth, Larry Samuelson; Eyal Winter; Gary E. Bolton, Axel Ockenfels; Martin Dufwenberg, Georg Kirchsteiger; Uri Gneezy; Martin G. Kocher, Matthias Sutter; Alan G. Sanfey; Hartmut Kliemt; Reinhard Selten, Rosemarie Nagel; Ofer H. Azar  (2014) "How Werner Güth’s ultimatum game shaped our understanding of social behavior" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 108 pp. 292-318.

Goerg, S., E. Klor, E. Winter and R. Zultan (2014) "Can Higher Rewards Lead to Less Effort? Incentive Reversal in Teams," The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. , 97:72–83.

Alvarez- Mozos, M. Z. Hellman and E. Winter "Spectrum Value" (2013) forthcoming Game and Economic Behavior 82 pp. 132 - 142

Babaioff, M., M. Feldman, N. Nisan and E. Winter (2012) "Combinatorial Agency", Journal of Economic Theory 147, 999-1034.

Berenstein, S. and E. Winter (2012) “Multi Agent Contracting with Heterogeneous Externalities” American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 4(2), 50-76.

Reny, P., E. Winter and M. Wooders (2012) “The Partnered core of a Game with Side Payments” Social Choice and Welfare Volume 39 issues 2-3, 521-536.

Meshulam, M., E. Winter, G. Ben Shahar and Y. Aharaon (2012)  “Rational Emotions in the Lab”  Social Neuroscience Volume 7, Issue 1, pages 11-17.


  • Applied Game Theory
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Contract Theory
  • The role of Emotions in Decision Making

Research papers can be downloaded via RePEc.


You must apply formally to our Economics PhD programme before we allocate you a supervisor as part of the review process. You do not need to contact our staff separately.

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