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Behavioural Economics group

BEC: is the Behavioural Economics Group at Business School at Middlesex University London. We are a group of researchers doing Experimental and Behavioural Economics. We run experiments both in the lab and in the field.

We have an ESRC grant to run an experimental workshop - The London Experimental Workshop (LEW) - in the London area (jointly with Royal Holloway and Queen Mary Universities) for three years starting 2014.

Members of BEC have published in leading journals such as The American Economic Review, The Economic Journal, Games & Economic Behaviour, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, PLOS ONE, Nature Scientific Reports, Review of Finance, Experimental Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation, Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, Journal of Economic Psychology and Economics Letters.

Our research covers the following areas:

  • Cooperation and Altruism
  • Risk Aversion and Time Discounting
  • Markets and Collusion
  • Asset Market Bubbles and Forward Markets
  • Beliefs Elicitation
  • Bank Runs
  • Social Networks
  • Labour markets and Behavioural Contracts

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