Jean-Paul Carvalho

Jean-Paul Carvalho is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine and Interim Director of the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences. 

His research on the role of identity in economics has been published in leading academic journals including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Economic Journal and Economic Theory. He is an Associate of the Network for Economic Research on Identity, Norms and Narratives (ERINN) and a Faculty Fellow of the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam & Muslim Societies (AALIMS). 

He holds degrees from the University of Oxford (D.Phil., M.Phil.) and the University of Western Australia (PhD, BEc Hons). Prior to moving to UC Irvine, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics at the University of Oxford. He was awarded a Robert Solow Fellowship by the Cournot Centre for Economic Studies, Paris in 2009 and a John Monash Scholarship for Australian scholars in 2004.

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Paper Conference paper | | Dec 2017

Veiling among Muslim women is modeled as a commitment mechanism that limits temptation to deviate from religious norms of behavior. 

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From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.