Professor Ali al-Nowaihi

Professor of EconomicsProfessor Ali al-Nowaihi

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  • Office hours: Monday 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm (term time only) otherwise by appointment

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Curriculum Vitae (Updated August 2016)

Interview with A. al-Nowaihi


  • Behavioural Economics

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.


PhD students


(2016) The Ellsberg paradox: A challenge to quantum decision theory? With Sanjit Dhami. Forthcoming in Journal of Mathematical Psychology”.

Strategic monetary and fiscal policy interaction in a liquidity trap. With Sanjit Dhami. Forthcoming in The Handbook of Post Crisis Financial Modelling. Edited by Emmanuel Haven, Phil Molyneux, John Wilson, Sergei Fedotov and Meryem Duygun. Palgrave Macmillan.

Behavioural Economics and the theory of crime, punishment and litigation. With Sanjit Dhami. Forthcoming in the Research Handbook on Behavioural Law and Economics. Edited by Kathryn Zeiler and Joshua Teitelbaum. Part of the Research Handbooks in Law and Economics series coordinated by Judge Richard Posner and Francesco Parisi. Published by Edward Elgar.

(2015) Evidential equilibria: Heuristics and biases in static games of complete information. With Sanjit Dhami. Games, 6, 637-677; doi: 10.3390/g6040637.

(2013) An extension of the Becker Proposition to non-expected utility theory. Mathematical Social Sciences. Vol. 65, no1, pp10-20. With Sanjit Dhami.

(2012a) Does the public sector over-provide club goods? Economics Letters, 117, pp397-400, DOI 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.06.021. With Clive Fraser.

2012b) Hyperbolic Punishment Functions, Review of Law and Economics. Vol. 8, no. 3, pp759-787. With Sanjit Dhami.

(2012c) Behavioural Economics, with Sanjit Dhami, Encyclopedia of Human Behaviour, second edition, Elsevier.

(2011a) ‘Probability Weighting Functions’, with Sanjit Dhami, in Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. Wiley and sons, New Jersey. (Invited paper).

(2011b) Strategic Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interaction and Optimal Institutional Design when there is the Possibility of a Zero Lower Bound on Interest rate (with Sanjit Dhami), Oxford Economic Papers. Most read Full-Text article in OEP for July 2011 (

(2010a) Learning to cooperate without awareness in multiplayer minimal social situations, with Andrew Colman, Briony Pulford and David Omtzigt, Cognitive Psychology, 61, pp201-227. Available online doi:10.1016/j.cogpsych.2010.05.003.

(2010b) Optimal income taxation in the presence of tax evasion: Expected utility versus prospect theory, with Sanjit Dhami, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 75, 313-337.

(2010c) The existence of a Condorcet winner when voters have other regarding preferences, with Sanjit Dhami, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 12 (5) 897-922.

(2010d) Social Preferences and Redistribution Under Direct Democracy, with Sanjit Dhami, European Economic Review 54, 743-759.

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