Rui Silva

Rui Silva


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Personal profile

Academic Background

Rui joined the School of Economics in September 2021 as a Lecturer in Economics. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Milan and taught before at UCL and Queen Mary, University of London. 

His general research interests are in Behavioral Economics and Political Economy. Rui's work currently focuses on the determinants of behavior in coordination problems; the demand and supply of populism and other forms of radicalism in Europe; choice architecture and applied welfare; and the sociology of economics research.