Filippos Exadaktylos is a behavioural economist. After completing his undergraduate studies in Greece, and obtaining a MSc in Economics from University of York, he moved to Granada where he finished his PhD in Behavioural Economics. In January 2015 he has joined the Business School of Middlesex University. Previous appointments include the behavioural team of of the Joint Research Institute of the European Commission (working on a project about the effects of social norms on tax compliance across Europe) and Bilgi Istanbul University as a post-doc. Using economic experiments and empirical data, he studies how the social norms and social capital affect the economic success or failure of the societies.
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Why some countries prosper and some others fail? Together with the formal political and economic institutions, part of the answer can be found by looking into the informal institutions that govern peoples' relations. These Social Norms and the externalities of social relationships – what has been termed Social Capital – are important in understanding the determinants of national and international results both in the developed and the developing world.
Brañas-Garza, P., Espín, A. M., Exadaktylos, F. & Herrmann, B. (2014). Fair and unfair punishers coexist in the Ultimatum Game, Scientific Reports, 4, 6025
Artinger, F., Exadaktylos, F., Koppel, H., & Sääksvuori, L. (2014). In others' shoes: do individual differences in empathy and theory of mind shape social preferences?. PloS ONE, 9(4), e92844.
Staffiero, G., Exadaktylos, F., & Espín, A. M. (2013). Accepting zero in the ultimatum game does not reflect selfish preferences. Economics Letters, 121(2), 236-238.
Proestakis, A., Espín, A. M., Exadaktylos, F., Cortés Aguilar, A., Oyediran, O. A., & Palacio, L. A. (2013). The separate effects of self-estimated and actual alcohol intoxication on risk taking: A field experiment. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 6(2), 115.
Exadaktylos, F., Espín, A. M., & Brañas-Garza, P. (2013). Experimental subjects are not different. Scientific reports, 3.
Espín, Antonio M. and Exadaktylos, Filippos and Herrmann, Benedikt and Branas-Garza, Pablo (2015) Short- and long-run goals in ultimatum bargaining: impatience predicts spite-based behavior. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9 . ISSN 1662-5153