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Diya Abraham

EC224 and EC327

BESS Co-Director


Room 194

Building location

Edith Morley

Areas of interest

Behavioural economics, experimental economics, personnel economics, social preferences, trust & trustworthiness, ingroup bias, cooperation, voluntary climate action

Postgraduate supervision

I am happy to supervise Ph.D candidates in any field of behavioural and experimental economics.

Research centres and groups

Behavioural Economics, Labour and Household Economics


I conduct tightly controlled laboratory and online experiments to address questions in the areas of personnel economics, public policy and market design. My research can be divided into two streams:

·       The first stream deals with questions relating to trust and reciprocity - when and why people trust one another and how they respond to being (dis)trusted/discriminated against in different social settings.

·       The second stream investigates cooperative behaviour in global and local public good funding dilemmas.

Academic qualifications

Ph.D Public Economics, Masaryk University;
MA Economics, Mendel University;
BSc Mathematics, St Stephen's College, Delhi University

Professional bodies/affiliations

Vienna University of Economics and Business, Teaching and Research Associate, 2019-2023


Diya Abraham


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