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Professor John Hey
Professor of Economics and Statistics



MA(Cambridge), MSc(Edinburgh)

I have been at York since 1976 and founded, with Graham Loomes, EXEC, the Centre for Experimental Economics. For 10 years I was Managing Editor of the Economic Journal and am currently on several editorial boards, particularly of journals connected with decision making.

Departmental roles

  • Director of EXEC, the Centre for Experimental Economics



I am currently particularly interested in dynamic and static decision making under risk and ambiguity, and use experimental methods to distinguish between different theories.

Research group(s)


Selected publications

Full details of publications can be found at RePEc and on my Personal Website.

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John Hey
Department of Economics
Room: A/D/243

Tel: 01904 323786
Personal website

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