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Biography

Elias Khalil works in the Department of Economics as an Associate Professor.



Elias received his PhD (1990) in economics from the New School for Social Research, New York. He specialises in behavioral and evolutionary economics. He focuses on rational choice theory, its power and its limits, with regard to four major areas:

i) creativity and entrepreneurship;

ii) evolutionary change of institutions and technology;

iii) emotions and ethical judgments;

iv) behavior of organisms.


His articles appeared in Economic Inquiry (2010), Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011), Southern Economic Journal (1997), History of Political Economy (1995), Economics and Philosophy (1990), Biology and Philosophy (1997, 2010), Biological Theory (2010), Theory and Decision (2000, 2013), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (1999, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2018), Kyklos (1997, 2018), Cambridge Journal of Economics (1997, 2005), Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2000, 2009), and International Negotiation (2012).

 

Keywords

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Intrinsic Motivations
  • Ethics and Economics
  • Evolutionary Economics
  • Political Economy

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Research Output 1987 2018

A theory of tasteful and distasteful transactions

Khalil, E. L. & Marciano, A. 1 Feb 2018 In : Kyklos. 71, 1, p. 110-131 22 p.

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Distinguishing injustice, exploitation and harm: the impossibility result

Khalil, E. L. Sep 2017 In : Theoria. 64, 152, p. 24-52 29 p.

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Explicit vs implicit proprietorship: Can endowment effect theory explain exchange asymmetry?

Khalil, E. L. & Wu, K. 1 May 2017 In : Economics Letters. 154, p. 117-119 3 p.

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Exploitation and efficiency

Khalil, E. L. Dec 2017 In : The Review of Black Political Economy. 44, 3-4, p. 363-377 15 p.

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Making sense of self-deception: distinguishing self-deception from delusion, moral licensing, cognitive dissonance and other self-distortions

Khalil, E. L. 1 Oct 2017 In : Philosophy. 92, 4, p. 539-563 25 p.

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