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 and emotions like anger, guilt, reciprocity and social-esteem concerns.

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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