Department of Economics

Dr Javier Rivas


Senior Lecturer in EconomicsPhD

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Dr Javier Rivas joined the department in 2013 as Senior Lecturer after working for five years as a Lecturer at the University of Leicester.

Dr Rivas received a PhD and MSc in Economics from the European University Institute (Italy). He also holds a PGC in Higher Education by the University of Leicester, a BSc in Economics by the University of Alicante (Spain) and a BSc in Mathematics by the UNED (Spanish Open University, Spain).

Dr Rivas conducts his research in the area of Game Theory and he has published several articles in top leading journals such as Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Mathematical Economics and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Research interests

  • Game Theory
  • Public Economics
  • Evolutionary Game Theory
  • Political Economy


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