Professor Eugenio Proto

  • Cairncross Chair in Applied Economics and Econometrics (Economics)

email: Eugenio.Proto@glasgow.ac.uk

Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7766-6503

Biography

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. He earned his PhD in Economics at ECARES, Université libre de Bruxelles in 2004. Previously he was Assistant and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, Professor of Economics at the University of Bristol.

Eugenio's research interests range from development and growth to behavioural and experimental economics. He has published in leading general economic journals, like the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics and Economic Journal and in several top field economic journals. His work has been featured in the Economist, Washington Post, The Times, The Guardian, Independent, Newsweek, Le Monde, Frankfurter Allgemeine, among other main newspapers and magazines. He is currently academic editor of PLOSONE and associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Personal research website: Eugenio Proto

Research interests

Areas of expertise:

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Development Economics

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2010 | 2008 | 2007
Number of items: 17.

2019

Proto, E. , Rustichini, A. and Sofianos, A. (2019) Intelligence, personality, and gains from cooperation in repeated interactions. Journal of Political Economy, 127(3), pp. 1351-1390. (doi: 10.1086/701355)

Liberini, F., Oswald, A. J., Proto, E. and Redoano, M. (2019) Was Brexit triggered by the old and unhappy? Or by financial feelings? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 161, pp. 287-302. (doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2019.03.024)

Hills, T. T., Proto, E. , Sgroi, D. and Seresinhe, C. I. (2019) Historical analysis of national subjective wellbeing using millions of digitized books. Nature Human Behaviour, 3, 1271–1275-1275. (doi: 10.1038/s41562-019-0750-z) (PMID:31611658)

2017

Proto, E. and Oswald, A. J. (2017) National happiness and genetic distance. Economic Journal, 127(604), pp. 2127-2152. (doi: 10.1111/ecoj.12383)

Broadberry, S., Ghosal, S. and Proto, E. (2017) Anonymity, efficiency wages and technological progress. Journal of Development Economics, 127, pp. 379-394. (doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.06.002)

Proto, E. and Sgroi, D. (2017) Biased beliefs and imperfect information. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 136, pp. 186-202. (doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2017.01.020)

Liberini, F., Redoano, M. and Proto, E. (2017) Happy voters. Journal of Public Economics, 146, pp. 41-57. (doi: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2016.11.013)

2016

Grimalda, G., Kar, A. and Proto, E. (2016) Procedural fairness in lotteries assigning initial roles in a dynamic setting. Experimental Economics, 19(4), pp. 819-841. (doi: 10.1007/s10683-015-9469-5)

2015

Oswald, A. J., Proto, E. and Sgroi, D. (2015) Happiness and productivity. Journal of Labor Economics, 33(4), pp. 789-822. (doi: 10.1086/681096)

Proto, E. and Rustichini, A. (2015) Life satisfaction, income and personality. Journal of Economic Psychology, 48, pp. 17-32. (doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2015.02.001)

2014

Legros, P., Newman, A. F. and Proto, E. (2014) Smithian growth through creative organization. Review of Economics and Statistics, 96(5), pp. 796-811. (doi: 10.1162/REST_a_00421)

2013

Proto, E. and Rustichini, A. (2013) A reassessment of the relationship between GDP and life satisfaction. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e79358. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079358) (PMID:24312179) (PMCID:PMC3842267)

2012

Proto, E. , Sgroi, D. and Oswald, A. J. (2012) Are happiness and productivity lower among young people with newly-divorced parents? An experimental and econometric approach. Experimental Economics, 15(1), pp. 1-23. (doi: 10.1007/s10683-011-9285-5)

2010

Perroni, C. and Proto, E. (2010) Entrepreneurial drain under moral hazard. Journal of Development Economics, 93(1), pp. 63-70. (doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2009.05.002)

2008

Grimalda, G., Kar, A. and Proto, E. (2008) On the value of participation. International Review of Economics, 55(1-2), pp. 127-147. (doi: 10.1007/s12232-007-0036-z)

2007

Proto, E. (2007) Bank fragility and growth expectations. BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 7(1), 55. (doi: 10.2202/1935-1682.1720)

Proto, E. (2007) Land and the transition from a dual to a modern economy. Journal of Development Economics, 83(1), pp. 88-108. (doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2005.11.004)

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Jump to: Articles
Number of items: 17.

Articles

Proto, E. , Rustichini, A. and Sofianos, A. (2019) Intelligence, personality, and gains from cooperation in repeated interactions. Journal of Political Economy, 127(3), pp. 1351-1390. (doi: 10.1086/701355)

Liberini, F., Oswald, A. J., Proto, E. and Redoano, M. (2019) Was Brexit triggered by the old and unhappy? Or by financial feelings? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 161, pp. 287-302. (doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2019.03.024)

Hills, T. T., Proto, E. , Sgroi, D. and Seresinhe, C. I. (2019) Historical analysis of national subjective wellbeing using millions of digitized books. Nature Human Behaviour, 3, 1271–1275-1275. (doi: 10.1038/s41562-019-0750-z) (PMID:31611658)

Proto, E. and Oswald, A. J. (2017) National happiness and genetic distance. Economic Journal, 127(604), pp. 2127-2152. (doi: 10.1111/ecoj.12383)

Broadberry, S., Ghosal, S. and Proto, E. (2017) Anonymity, efficiency wages and technological progress. Journal of Development Economics, 127, pp. 379-394. (doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.06.002)

Proto, E. and Sgroi, D. (2017) Biased beliefs and imperfect information. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 136, pp. 186-202. (doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2017.01.020)

Liberini, F., Redoano, M. and Proto, E. (2017) Happy voters. Journal of Public Economics, 146, pp. 41-57. (doi: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2016.11.013)

Grimalda, G., Kar, A. and Proto, E. (2016) Procedural fairness in lotteries assigning initial roles in a dynamic setting. Experimental Economics, 19(4), pp. 819-841. (doi: 10.1007/s10683-015-9469-5)

Oswald, A. J., Proto, E. and Sgroi, D. (2015) Happiness and productivity. Journal of Labor Economics, 33(4), pp. 789-822. (doi: 10.1086/681096)

Proto, E. and Rustichini, A. (2015) Life satisfaction, income and personality. Journal of Economic Psychology, 48, pp. 17-32. (doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2015.02.001)

Legros, P., Newman, A. F. and Proto, E. (2014) Smithian growth through creative organization. Review of Economics and Statistics, 96(5), pp. 796-811. (doi: 10.1162/REST_a_00421)

Proto, E. and Rustichini, A. (2013) A reassessment of the relationship between GDP and life satisfaction. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e79358. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079358) (PMID:24312179) (PMCID:PMC3842267)

Proto, E. , Sgroi, D. and Oswald, A. J. (2012) Are happiness and productivity lower among young people with newly-divorced parents? An experimental and econometric approach. Experimental Economics, 15(1), pp. 1-23. (doi: 10.1007/s10683-011-9285-5)

Perroni, C. and Proto, E. (2010) Entrepreneurial drain under moral hazard. Journal of Development Economics, 93(1), pp. 63-70. (doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2009.05.002)

Grimalda, G., Kar, A. and Proto, E. (2008) On the value of participation. International Review of Economics, 55(1-2), pp. 127-147. (doi: 10.1007/s12232-007-0036-z)

Proto, E. (2007) Bank fragility and growth expectations. BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 7(1), 55. (doi: 10.2202/1935-1682.1720)

Proto, E. (2007) Land and the transition from a dual to a modern economy. Journal of Development Economics, 83(1), pp. 88-108. (doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2005.11.004)

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Supervision

Eugenio is interested in supervising projects examining topics in:

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Applied Economics

Teaching

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Development Economics

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