Amrish Patel is an Associate Professor in Economics specialising in Behavioural Game Theory. He has a PhD from the University of Kent and was previously an Assistant Professor at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Amrish's research focuses on Psychological Game Theory, a framework within which one can model the strategic implications of belief-dependent preferences like reciprocity and social-esteem concerns. He recently organised the world's 1st Workshop on Psychological Game Theory.

PhD Supervision Interests

Behavioural game theory, especially psychological game theory. Psychological game theory is useful for understanding the strategic implications of emotions or belief-dependent motivations such as anger, guilt, reciprocity, status-seeking etc. Such motivations and emotions play an important role in many real world games.


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