Eugenio Proto

Research Fellow

University of Glasgow

Eugenio Proto is Alec Cairncross Professor of Applied Economics and Econometrics at the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School, and Research Fellow at CEPR, IZA, CESifo. His recent research interests are on Behavioural and Experimental Economics, with focus on Intelligence, Personality and Psychological wellbeing. He has published more than 25 peer-reviewed articles in internationally recognised outlets, among them leading general economic journals, like the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics Studies and leading general scientific journals like the Proceeding of the National Academy of Science and Nature Human Behaviour. His work has been featured in several main international newspapers and magazines. He is currently academic editor of PLOSONE and associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. He earned his PhD in Economics at ECARES, Université libre de Bruxelles in 2004. Eugenio is currently lecturing in courses of Experimental and Behavioural Economics.

Homepage; twitter @eugenioproto 

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14388
Eugenio Proto, Anwen Zhang
revised version published in: PNAS (Proceeding of the National Academy of Science), 2021, 118 (37), e2109282118
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13661
published as 'Anger impairs strategic behavior: A Beauty-Contest based analysis' in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2023, 213, 128-141
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13503
revised version published as 'COVID-19 and mental health deterioration by ethnicity and gender in the UK' in: PLOS ONE, 2021, 16 (1), e0244419
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12925
published as 'Intelligence, Errors, and Cooperation in Repeated Interactions' in: Review of Economic Studies, 2022, 89 (5), 2723 - 2767
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11130
Eugenio Proto, Daniel Sgroi, Mahnaz Nazneen
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 168, 209-228
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11059
published as 'Was Brexit triggered by the old and unhappy? Or by financial feelings?' in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 161, 287-302
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9195
extended version published in: Nature Human Behavior, 2019, 3 (12), 1271–1275
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8858
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2017, 136, 186 - 2020
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