1990 …2019

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Vai-Lam Mui is an associate professor in the Department of Economics.

For more information about his research, current CV and working papers, please go to his personal website at: https://sites.google.com/site/vailammui2/.

Vai-Lam obtained his Ph.D in 1992 from the University of California, Berkeley. To make some sense of human cooperation and conflict, he does work in applied microeconomic theory, behavioural and experimental economics, the economics of organizations and institutions, and political economy.

As an educator, Vai-Lam is passionate about encouraging his students to engage with intriguing questions and ideas. He is a recipient of Monash University's Vice Chancellor's Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2020). 

He has published in journals such as The Economic Journal; Economic Theory; Experimental Economics; Games and Economic Behavior; Journal of Conflict Resolution; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization; Journal of Mathematical Psychology; and Strategic Organization. Currently, he serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics.

Research area keywords

  • Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Economics of Organisations and Institutions
  • Experimental Economics
  • Political Economy


Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or