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Research Interests

Experimental economics, networks, behavioural economics


A.B. Harvard University (Physics and Mathematics); M.Phil., D.Phil. University of Oxford (Economics)

Recent Publications

Published Papers

Gallo, E. Communication Networks in Markets, European Economic Review, forthcoming (2020)
Gallo, E., Riyanto, Y. E., Teh, T. and Roy, N. Strong Links Promote the Emergence of Cooperative Elites, Scientific Reports (Nature) vol 9 no. 10857 (2019)
Dessi, R., Gallo, E. and Goyal, S. Network Cognition, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization vol 123 (2016) pp. 78-96
Kilduff, G., Galinksy, A., Gallo, E. and Reade, J. Whatever it takes to win: Rivalry increases unethical behavior, Academy of Management Journal vol 59(5) (2016) pp. 1508-1534
Gallo, E. and Yan, C. The effects of reputational and social knowledge on cooperation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences vol 112 no. 12 (2015) pp. 3647-3652

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Gallo, E. and Yan, C. Efficiency and equilibrium in network games: An experiment, (2015) CWPE1546
Choi, S., Gallo, E. and Kariv, S. Networks in the laboratory, (2015) CWPE1551
Gallo, E. Communication networks in markets, (2014) CWPE1431
Dessi, R., Gallo, E. and Goyal, S. Network Cognition, (2014) CWPE1462

Chapter in Book

Choi, S. Gallo, E. and Kariv, S. Networks in the laboratory, (2016) in the book: The Oxford handbook of the economics of networks - Oxford University Press

Recent Activities

Large Scale Experiments Webinar Series - Edoardo Gallo
Cambridge-INET, Prof. Sanjeev Goyal and Dr. Frederic Moisan are hosting a series of webinars on "Large Scale Experiments". The seventh webinar of this series will be given by Edoardo Gallo (University of Cambridge) on "Fines and Progressive Ideology Trump Informational Campaigns in Promoting Social Distancing" and will take place on Thursday 30th July 2020, at 2.00pm.
Published on - Tuesday 16th June 2020

Monetary Networks - Project
Dr Edoardo Gallo has been awarded a grant by the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) for a project on "Monetary networks". The project is led by Dr. Gallo as principal investigator (PI) in collaboration with Professor Maria Bigoni (University of Bologna) and Professor Gabriele Camera (Chapman University).
Published on - Sunday 24th May 2020

Cambridge Networks Day (CNDay)
CNDay is a one day, interdisciplinary meeting on complex networks and their applications organised by the Cambridge Networks Network. The event will be held on the 29th August 2019, from 9.30am-5.30pm, in Sainsbury Laboratory, Bateman Street, Cambridge and is supported by The Alan Turing Institute, Cambridge Big Data and King's College Cambridge.
Event Date - Thursday 29th August 2019

Dr. Edoardo Gallo awarded an Early Career Fellowship from CRASSH
The Early Career Fellowship scheme at CRASSH, jointly funded by the Isaac Newton Trust and the Schools of Arts & Humanities and Humanities & Social Sciences, allows Cambridge University Teaching Officers and College Teaching Officers to apply for an additional term of research leave in order to develop a new research project.
Published on - Saturday 1st April 2017

Dr. Edoardo Gallo writes a blog post in the LSE Business Review on his article "Whatever it takes to win: Rivalry increases unethical behavior"
Gavin J. Kilduff, Adam Galinsky and Edoardo Gallo explore the link between rivalry and unethical behaviour.
Published on - Thursday 10th November 2016

Dr. Edoardo Gallo's research on "The effects of reputational and social knowledge on cooperation" featured in Cambridge Research News.
Dr. Edoardo Gallo's online experiment reveals that the overall level of cooperation in a group almost doubles when the previous actions of all its members are rendered transparent.
Published on - Monday 9th March 2015

Research Grants

Monetary Networks (IFREE)
A Platform For Interactive Online Experiments (ISAAC NEWTON TRUST)

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects

Gallo, E., Social Networks Structure and Economic Outcomes (JHLF)
Gallo, E., UbiquityLab: A Platform for Large-Scale Online Experiments with Real-Time Interactions Among Participants * (JHLK)
Gallo, E., Monetary Networks (JHUR)

*co-finance with Newton Trust (Gallo - UbiquityLab)


Diploma Paper 1 - Microeconomics
MPhil F520 - Behavioural Finance

PhD Students


Darija Halatova
PhD Title: Essays in Experimental Economics

Dr Edoardo Gallo

University Lecturer

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

CV: Curriculum Vitae

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College: Fellow of Queens' College