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Shaun Hargreaves Heap

Professor of Political Economy

Hargreaves-Heap

 

Contact Details:

Department of Political Economy
Room S2.37
Strand Building
Strand Campu
London WC2R 2LS

Email: shaun.hargreaves_heap@kcl.ac.uk
Telephone: 
+44 (0)20 7848 1689



Office Hours:

Wednesday: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Thursday: 10:30am - 11:30am

Room S2.13

Biography

Shaun Hargreaves Heap was an undergraduate at Oxford, did his PhD at UC Berkeley and taught in the School of Economics, University of East Anglia, before coming to King’s in 2013. He has also held visiting positions at Concordia University in Montreal and the University of Sydney.

Teaching

Shaun teaches macroeconomics, behavioural economics and political economy.

Research

His current research using experiments is on the social influences (e.g. the role of group membership and the influence of peers) on individual decision making and his current research on the regulation of media industries is concerned with media pluralism and the future of public service broadcasting.  

Publications

‘Social information ‘nudges’: an experiment with multiple group references’ (with A.Ramalingam and D. Rojo-Arjona), Southern Economic Journal (forthcoming).

‘Coordination when there are restricted and unrestricted options’ (with R. Sugden and D.Rojo-Ajona), Theory and Decision (forthcoming).

'The Political Influence of Peer Groups: Experimental Evidence in the Classroom’ (with C. Campos and F. Lopez de Leon), Oxford Economic Papers (forthcoming).

‘Endowment inequality in public goods games: a re-examination’ (with A. Ramaligan and B. Stoddard’, Economic Letters, 2016, 146 (September), 4-7.

‘Doggedness or disengagement? An experiment on the effect of inequality in endowment on behaviour in team competitions’ (with A&S Ramalingam and B.  Stoddard), Journalof Economic Behavior and Organisation, 2015, 120 (December), 80–93.

‘An experiment on individual ‘parochial altruism’ revealing no connection between individual ‘altruism’ and individual ‘parochialism’ (with P. Corr, C. Segar and K.Tsutsui), Frontiers of Psychology, August 2015, article 1261.

‘How portable is level-0 behavior? A test of Level-k theory in games with non-neutral frames’, (with D. Rojo-Arjona and R. Sugden), Econometrica, 2014, 82(3), 1133-1151.

‘What is the meaning of behavioural economics?’ Cambridge Journal of Economics 2013, 37(5), 985-1000.

‘Trust, inequality and the market’ (with J. Tan and D. Zizzo) Theory and Decision, 2013, 74, 311-333.

‘The value of groups’ (with D. Zizzo), American Economic Review,  99, March 2009, 295- 323.

‘Some experimental evidence on the evolution of discrimination, cooperation and the perception of fairness’ (with Y. Varoufakis),  Economic Journal,, July 2002, p.679-703.

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