Abhinay Muthoo

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Abhinay Muthoo is the Dean of Warwick in London, a role which will enhance the University of Warwick's presence in the capital. He is also the Co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab and a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, University of Warwick. He became the Dean of Warwick in London on 1 August 2016, after eight years as the Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick.


He studied for a BSc in Economics at the London School of Economics which he obtained with First Class Honours, before proceeding to obtain his MPhil and PhD in Economics at the University of Cambridge, where he was supervised by David Canning and Partha Dasgupta, and his doctoral thesis were examined by Kenneth Binmore and Frank Hahn.

Academic career[edit]

Prior to his appointment as Professor at the University of Warwick, he was a Professor at the University of Essex and held positions at Harvard University, London School of Economics, Panthéon-Assas University, University of Bristol and the University of Cambridge. He was the Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Essex for seven years.


Muthoo is most well known for his work on the art and science of negotiations.[1] Besides this, he has a variety of other research interests which include Conflict, Dispute Resolution, Game Theory, Bargaining, Law and Economics, Political Institutions, Political Economy, Coalition Formation, Foundations of Social Order, Family, International Development, International Relations, Public Policy, Higher Education, Economics and Literature, and Political Philosophy.[2]

He also publicly commented on capitalism,[3] university leadership[4] and immigration rules.[5]


  1. ^ Abhinay Muthoo's publications indexed by Google Scholar
  2. ^ "Professor Abhinay Muthoo". Warwick.ac.uk. 2014-01-01. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  3. ^ "Professor Muthoo discusses capitalism on the BBC's newly relaunched 'Talking Business' programme". Warwick.ac.uk. 2012-01-22. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  4. ^ "University leadership: we need a new breed of turtle-neck". Guardian.co.uk. 2012-07-27. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  5. ^ "UK higher education should be a business that knows no borders". Guardian.co.uk. 2012-12-13. Retrieved 2016-06-20.