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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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Moral licensing, instrumental apology and insincerity aversion: taking Immanuel Kant to the lab

Khalil, E. L. & Feltovich, N., Nov 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 11, 24 p., e0206878.

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The isomorphism hypothesis: the prisoner's dilemma as intertemporal allocation, and vice versa

Khalil, E. L., Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 12 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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