I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at University of Exeter Business School in the United Kingdom.

My research interests lie in Behavioral Game Theory, Experimental Economics, Applied Microeconomics, and Behavioral Economics.


University of Exeter Business School
0.39 Streatham Court
Rennes Drive
Exeter, Devon EX4 4PU
United Kingdom
Email: j.chen2[at]exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 01392 726294

Journal Publications

2012, "Non-human Primate Studies Inform the Foundation of Fair and Just Human Institutions", with Daniel Houser Social Justice Research, 25:3, 277-297.

Book Chapers

Forthcoming, "Ethics and Advances in Economic Science: The Role of Two Norms", with Angelina Christie and Daniel Houser, in George DeMartino and Deirdre McCloskey (Eds.), Handbook on Professional Economic Ethics: Views from the Economics Profession and Beyond, Oxford University Press.

Working Papers

Under Review, "Promises and Lies: Can Observers Detect Deception", with Daniel Houser.

"Broken Contracts and Hidden Partnership: Theory and Experiment", with Daniel Houser.

Under Review, "Beware of Popular Kids Bearing Gifts - A Framed Field Experiment", with Daniel Houser, Natalia Montinari and Marco Piovesan.

Works In Progress

"Does Thinking About Money Make Your More Selfish: An Experiment", with Daniel Houser.

"Parental Investment in Children: Theory and Experiment", with Daniel Houser.

"Experiments on Money, Leverage and Deviations from the Law of One Price", with Marco Cipriani, Daniel Houser and Ana Fostel.

Teaching Experience

Fall 2014Economics for Management, Statistics and EconometricsUniversity of Exeter
Summer 2012Principles of MacroeconomicsGMU
Summer 2011ICES High School Workshop in EconomicsGMU
Summer 2007Introduction to EconomicsSJTU