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Daniel Sgroi



Curriculum Vitae

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 75557

Fax: +44 (0)24 765 23032

Email: Daniel dot Sgroi at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.101

Office Hours: On leave for 2016-17


Related links

This site is also accessible via go.warwick.ac.uk/dsgroi

Associate Professor of Economics

Theme Leader, Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Growing Economy, University of Warwick
Associate Member, Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Research Interests
  • Economic Theory & Information Economics
  • Experimental Economics & Behavioural Economics
  • Subjective Wellbeing

Initially my work was in game theory, information economics and Bayesian learning, with applications to different subfields in microeconomics. More recently, I have moved to behavioural economics and subjective wellbeing. I have always used a mixture of economic theory and experimental methods. Together with Andrew Oswald I lead Theme 3 of the ESRC-funded CAGE centre which seeks better ways to understand and measure subjective wellbeing and related behavioural concepts. I am also an associate member of Nuffield College at Oxford.

To hear me speak on the topic of historical happiness for BBC Radio 4 go here.


Selected Recent Work

Biased Beliefs and Imperfect Information, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 136: 186-202, 2017, with Eugenio Proto.

Historical Analysis of National Subjective Wellbeing using Millions of Digitized Books, CESifo Working Paper No. 5906, 2016, with Thomas Hills & Eugenio Proto.

Happiness and Productiviy, Journal of Labor Economics 33(4): 789-822, 2015 (lead article) with Andrew Oswald & Eugenio Proto.

How Should Peer Review Panels Behave? Economic Journal 123(570): 255-278, 2013, with Andrew Oswald.

The Optimal Choice of Pre-launch Reviewer, Journal of Economic Theory 147(3): 1247-1260, 2012, with David Gill.

Herding, Contrarianism and Delay in Financial Market Trading, European Economic Review 56: 1020-1037, 2012, with Andreas Park.

Are Happiness and Productivity Lower among University Students with Newly-Divorced Parents? Experimental Economics 15(1): 1-23, 2012 (lead article) with Andrew Oswald & Eugenio Proto.

Full list of publications, working papers & work in progress

Teaching

EC132 The Industrial Economy: Strategy (Term 1)

EC984 Experimental Economics (Term 2)

WATE commendee for 2015

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