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Mehmet Ismail

Dr Mehmet Ismail

Lecturer in Economics

Biography

Mehmet Ismail holds a PhD in Economics from Maastricht University. During his doctoral studies, he made a research visit for a semester to the Department of Politics at New York University.

Mehmet did his Masters in Applied Mathematics at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He was also educated for a semester at Bielefeld University as part of Erasmus Mundus QEM programme.

Research interests

  • Game theory
  • Fairness
  • Political economy

Teaching

  • Microeconomics
  • Studying economics
  • Game theory

    Research

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    Quantitative Political Economy Research Group

    The Quantitative Political Economy research group gathers economists and political scientists that are committed to bridging the two disciplines. The common ground is the study politics and policies with advanced quantitative methods and formal modeling.

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    Political Economy of Peace and Conflict

    The Political Economy of Peace and Security research group analyses a wide range of conflicts, conflict resolution and institutional design for positive peace.

    News

    Study examines the framework guiding development and regulation of AI

    In a new study, Dr Mehmet Ismail, from the Department of Political Economy at King’s, offers new insights into the theoretical boundaries of Artificial...

    AI

    Could rule change make penalty shoot-outs fairer?

    Would Lionel Messi have triumphantly held up the World Cup in Qatar if he hadn’t won the coin toss and opted to kick first in the penalty shoot-out?

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    Simple rule change could mean check-mate for unfair advantage in chess

    A simple change to the rules of chess could eliminate the unfair advantage enjoyed by players using the white pieces, according to new research.

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    As England lose Euro 2020 final on penalties, study shows 'fairer' way of settling spot-kicks

    Fierce debate surrounding the fairness of penalty shoot-outs as a means of settling knock-out ties came to the fore again this week after a series of tense...

    zoellnerwillichPixabay-penalty

      Research

      quantative resized
      Quantitative Political Economy Research Group

      The Quantitative Political Economy research group gathers economists and political scientists that are committed to bridging the two disciplines. The common ground is the study politics and policies with advanced quantitative methods and formal modeling.

      security camera
      Political Economy of Peace and Conflict

      The Political Economy of Peace and Security research group analyses a wide range of conflicts, conflict resolution and institutional design for positive peace.

      News

      Study examines the framework guiding development and regulation of AI

      In a new study, Dr Mehmet Ismail, from the Department of Political Economy at King’s, offers new insights into the theoretical boundaries of Artificial...

      AI

      Could rule change make penalty shoot-outs fairer?

      Would Lionel Messi have triumphantly held up the World Cup in Qatar if he hadn’t won the coin toss and opted to kick first in the penalty shoot-out?

      zoellnerwillichPixabay-penalty

      Simple rule change could mean check-mate for unfair advantage in chess

      A simple change to the rules of chess could eliminate the unfair advantage enjoyed by players using the white pieces, according to new research.

      chess promo 1

      As England lose Euro 2020 final on penalties, study shows 'fairer' way of settling spot-kicks

      Fierce debate surrounding the fairness of penalty shoot-outs as a means of settling knock-out ties came to the fore again this week after a series of tense...

      zoellnerwillichPixabay-penalty