Dr Matthew Polisson

Lecturer in Economics

Contact Details

  • Tel: 0116 252 5348mp395.jpg
  • Email: mp395@le.ac.uk
  • Office: Astley Clarke Building 119
  • Office Hours: Mondays, 10.00am-12.00pm (term time only), otherwise by appointment


Research Interests

  • Applied Microeconometrics, Consumer Theory, Health Economics

You must apply formally to our Economics PhD programme<http://www2.le.ac.uk/research/degrees/phd/economics> before we allocate you a supervisor as part of the review process. You do not need to contact our staff separately.

Current PhD Students


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Recruitment Coordinator


  1. "Testing for Intertemporal Nonseparability" (with Ian Crawford), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 52(C), 46-49, 2014.
  2. "Revealed Preference in a Discrete Consumption Space" (with John K.-H. Quah), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 5(1), 28-34, 2013.

Working Papers

  1. "Afriat's Theorem and Samuelson's 'Eternal Darkness'" (with Ludovic Renou), 2016.
  2. "Revealed Preferences over Risk and Uncertainty" (with John K.-H. Quah and Ludovic Renou), IFS Working Papers, W15/25, Institute for Fiscal Studies, 2015. Slides.
  3. "A Revealed Preference Test for Additive Separability'', 2015.
  4. "Demand Analysis with Partially Observed Prices" (with Ian Crawford), IFS Working Papers, W15/16, Institute for Fiscal Studies, 2015.
  5. "Ambiguity Revealed" (with Ralph-C. Bayer, Subir Bose, and Ludovic Renou), IFS Working Papers, W13/05, Institute for Fiscal Studies, 2013.

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