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Research Interests

Economic theory and game theory

Recent Publications

Published Papers

Barlo, M., Carmona, G. and Sabourian, H. Bounded memory Folk Theorem, (2016) Journal of Economic Theory
Lee, J. and Sabourian, H. Complexity and repeated implementation, (2015) Journal of Economic Theory
Park, A. and Sabourian, H. Herding and contrarian behavior in financial markets, (2011) Econometrica
Sabourian, H. and Lee, J. Efficient repeated implementation, (2011) Econometrica
Bag, P. K., Sabourian, H. and Winter, E. Multi-stage voting, sequential elimination and Condorcet consistency, (2009) Journal of Economic Theory

Chapter in Book

Chatterjee, K. and Sabourian, H. Game theory and strategic complexity, (2012) in the book: Computational complexity: theory, techniques, and applications - Springer

Research Activities

Breaking the Brexit impasse - Publication Date: 2019-01-11
Dr. Toke Aidt, Professor Hamid Sabourian and Professor Jagjit Chadha have published an article for VOXeu titled "Breaking the Brexit impasse: Achieving a fair, legitimate and democratic outcome", that looks at using a sequential voting system to make the democratic process fair to all views.

Chair of the Faculty - Publication Date: 2018-10-01
Professor Sanjeev Goyal FBA will be stepping down as Chair of the Faculty on September 30, 2018, upon completion of his four year term. Professor Hamid Sabourian FBA will be succeeding him as Chair of the Faculty.

Keynes Fund Research Day - Publication Date: 2018-05-22
The Keynes Fund for Applied Economics will hold their 5th Research Day on the 6th June 2018, from 12.15pm, in the Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics. Please register your interest.

Keynes Fund - Call for Projects 2017 - Publication Date: 2017-08-02
The Keynes Fund is running it's eleventh Call for Projects. The deadline for project proposals is 15th September 2017

Keynes Fund Research Day - Publication Date: 2017-05-09
Keynes Fund for Applied Economics are holding their 4th Annual Research Day on 14th June 2017, in the Faculty of Economics, Keynes Room, from 12.00 - 4.00pm. Please register for the event on the Keynes Fund website.

Research Grants

Herding In Financial Markets (ESRC)

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects

Herding in Organ Transplant Decisions, Munshi, K., de Mel, S., Reiche, S., Sabourian, H. and Saeb-Parsy, K. (JHOW)


Phd10 - Economic Theory

PhD Students


Jin Deng Keith Chan
PhD Title: Evolutionary Market Games
Tristan Hennig
PhD Title: Asset prices and trading under imperfect information processing
Research: Game Theory, Asset Pricing, Behavioural Finance

Professor Hamid Sabourian

Chair of the Faculty, Professor of Economics and Game Theory

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

CV: Curriculum Vitae

Contact Details
Room: 48
Office Hours: By appointment
College: Fellow of King's College