Antonio M. Espin

Affiliated Researcher and Associate Professor

Universidad de Granada

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Antonio M. Espin is an Athenea 3i Research Fellow at the University of Granada (Department of Social Anthropology). Prior to this position, he was post-doctoral researcher at Middlesex University London. He holds a degree in Economics and obtained his PhD in Behavioral Economics from the University of Granada, under the supervision of Pablo Brañas-Garza. He was also a visiting PhD student at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (supervisor: Rosemarie Nagel) and University of Nottingham (supervisor: Simon Gächter).

His main research interests are focused on the psychological and biological underpinnings of human social behavior, including the analysis of the proximate and ultimate (evolutionary) explanations of cooperation and norm-enforcement mechanisms.

In addition, he has been co-founder and manager of two companies in the private sector and currently serve as board member of the Society for the Advancement of Judgment and Decision-making Studies (SEJyD) and Associate Editor of the Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy.