Publications

(2018) Heuristics and Public Policy: Decision Making Under Bounded Rationality. Discussion Paper No. 06/2018, Harvard Law School, John M. Olin Centre for Law, Economics and Business. (with Ali al-Nowaihi and Cass Sunstein)

(2018) Public goods games and psychological utility: Theory and evidence. Forthcoming in the special issue on Psychological Game Theory in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. (with Menging Wei and Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2018) Human Ethicality: Evidence and Insights from Behavioral Economics. Forthcoming in Handbook of Ethics and Economics. Oxford University Press: Oxford.

(2018) Behavioral economics and rationality. Forthcoming in Handbook of Rationality. MIT Press: Massachusetts.

(2018) Behavioural Economics and the theory of crime, punishment and litigation. Forthcoming in The Research Handbook on Behavioural Law and Economics. Edited by Joshua Teitelbaum and Kathryn Zeiler. Edward Elgar. ISBN: 1849805679 (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2017) Book review of Herbert Gintis. Individuality and Entanglement: The Moral and Material Bases of Human Social Life. In Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture. Vol 1, No. 2.

(2017) The Ellsberg paradox: A challenge to quantum decision theory? Journal of Mathematical Psychology. 78: 40-50. (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2016) The Foundations of Behavioral Economic Analysis. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

(2015) Evidential equilibria: Heuristics and biases in static games of complete information, in Games 6(4), 637-677. (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2015) Strategic monetary and fiscal policy interaction in a liquidity trap. In The Handbook of Post Crisis Financial Modelling. Edited by Emmanuel Haven et al. Palgrave Macmillan. (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2013) An extension of the Becker Proposition to non-expected utility theory, Mathematical Social Sciences, 65: 10-20 (with Ali al-Nowaihi). Science Direct Top 25 Paper. DOI:10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2012.06.005

(2012) Hyperbolic Punishment Functions, Review of Law and Economics (Berkeley Electronic Press Journals). 8: 759–787 (joint with Ali al-Nowaihi). DOI:10.1515/1555-5879.1570.

(2012) 'Behavioral Economics.' in the Encyclopaedia of Human Behavior, Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-08-096180-4. (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2011) ' Strategic Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interaction and Optimal Institutional Design when there is the Possibility of a Zero Lower Bound on Interest rate', Oxford Economic Papers. 63: 700-721. (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2011) 'Probability weighting functions'. In Wiley Encyclopaedia of Operations Research and Management Science, John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey. Online ISBN: 9780470400531. (with Ali al-Nowaihi)

(2010) Redistributive policy with heterogenous social preferences of voters , with Ali al-Nowaihi, Lead article in European Economic Review, 54 (6), pp. 743–759

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

(2010) The existence of a Condorcet winner when voters have other regarding preferences, (with Ali al-Nowaihi) Journal of Public Economic Theory, 12 (5), pp. 897-922.

(2009) A value function that explains the magnitude and sign effects, (with Ali al-Nowaihi), Economics Letters. 105, 224-229.

(2008) A note on the Loewenstein-Prelec theory of intertemporal choice: Corrigendum, Mathematical Social Sciences. 52, 99-108 (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2008) The Utility Function Under Prospect Theory, Economics Letters 99, p.337–339 (with Ali al-Nowaihi and Ian Bradley). Science direct Top 25 paper, April June 2008.

(2007) Optimal distribution of powers in a federation: a simple unified framework, Bulletin of Economic Research 59(3), p. 197-229. (with Ali al-Nowaihi.) Lead article in the journal.

(2007) Corruption in a hierarchical asymmetric information game, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 9 (4) pp. 727-755. (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2007) Why do people pay taxes: Expected utility versus prospect theory, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization Vol. 64, pages 171–192. (with Ali al-Nowaihi). Science direct Top 25 paper, April June 2008. Included in the list of 27 articles cited to illustrate the impact of Daniel Kahneman's work for the Global Economy Prize 2011.

(2006) A Note On The Loewenstein-Prelec Theory Of Intertemporal Choice Mathematical Social Sciences, Volume 52, Issue 1, Pages 99-108 (with Ali al-Nowaihi). Science Direct Top 25 hottest article for July-Sept. 2006.

(2006) A simple derivation of Prelec’s probability weighting function, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 50 (6), pages 521-524 (with Ali al-Nowaihi.) Science Direct Top 25 hottest article for Oct-Dec. 2006.

(2006) A simple model of optimal tax systems: taxation, measurement and uncertainty, Manchester School, 74 (6), pp. 645-669. (with Ali al-Nowaihi). On the reading list for Professor Frank Cowell's EC426 MSc Public Economics course at the London School of Economics. Lead article in the journal.

(2004) An Invitation to Behavioural Environmental Economics forthcoming in Guljit Arora, Sustainable Development: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Research and Publishing House: New Delhi). (with Ali al-Nowaihi).

(2003) The Political Economy of Redistribution Under Asymmetric Information, Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 87/9-10: 2069-2103.

(2002) Optimal Consumption Taxes And Social Security Under Tax Measurement Problems And Uncertainty, International Tax And Public Finance, Volume 9, Number 6, pp. 673-85.

(2001) The Economics of Information in Jonathan Michie (eds.) 'Readers Guide to the Social Sciences', Vol. I, Fitzroy-Dearborn Publishers. On the reading list for ECGA6450 Microeconomic Development Issues taught at Fordham University.

(2001) Economics And Politics in Jonathan Michie (eds.) 'Readers Guide to the Social Sciences', Vol. I, Fitzroy-Dearborn Publishers.

Book reviews

(2004) Review of Anderson, T. and McChesney F. S. Property Rights: Cooperation, Conflict and Law, Economic Journal, February 2004, vol. 114, no. 493, pp. F147-F149(1).

(2004) Review of Guljit Arora "Globalisation, Federalism and Decentralisation" in Manpower Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1.

Books

Foundations of Behavioral Economic Analysis

Book Errata

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