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Andrews and Elizabeth Brunner Professor of Behavioural/Industrial Economics, Lancaster University

Eyal specialises in Game Theory, Behavioral Economics, Decision‐ Making. He is also the Silverzweig Professor of Economics at the Center of the Study
of Rationality at the Hebrew University (and a former director of the center). Some of his work is truly interdisciplinary and he has co-authored with researchers in Psychology, Law, Math, CS and Finance. He was awarded the Humboldt Prize for excellence in research by the German government in 2011. He is an elected council member of the International Game Theory Society, and an elected fellow of the Economic Theory Society. He held senior positions at Washington University, University of Manchester and the European University Institute, and was invited to present his research works at more than 150 universities in 30 countries. His book "Feeling Smart: Why our Emotions are More Rational than We Think" appeared in seven languages, and was endorsed by seven Nobel laureates. Winter published in leading journals in Economics and Social Sciences including Econometrica, AER, ReStud, APSR, JET, Management Science, Psy Science. His press essays appeared in Time Magazine, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Guardian, the Independent, Jewish Chronicle and more. He has advised governments, corporations and NGOs on game theory, behavioral economics and decision‐making.


  • –present
    Professor of Behavioural/Industrial Economics, Lancaster University