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Sugden, Robert

Robert Sugden is a Professor in the School of Economics.  His research uses a combination of theoretical, experimental and philosophical methods to investigate issues in welfare economics, social choice, choice under uncertainty, the foundations of decision and game theory, the methodology of economics, and the evolution of social conventions.  He is the author or editor of eight books, of which the most widely-read are Principles of Practical Cost‑benefit Analysis (1978, with Alan Williams) and Economics of Rights, Co‑operation and Welfare (1986 and 2004).

He is the author of over 100 papers in refereed journals including American Economic Review, American Political Science Review, Econometrica, Economic Journal, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Philosophy, Review of Economic Studies, and Quarterly Journal of Economics.  He is one of the few UK economists included in the ISI Highly Cited list.


University of East Anglia, School of Economics

A new independent world ranking of universities, conducted by Jiao Tong University and based on 2009 data, has put the University of East Anglia in 8th position among UK universities for economics/business.  The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) has confirmed the School of Economics (...


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