Nick Wilkinson was educated at Cambridge University (BA), Loughborough University (MSc), and City University (PhD). He is a Professor of Economics at Richmond the American International University in London and has taught economics and finance in various international institutions in the UK and USA. He has also worked in business management in both countries, specifically in the health and fitness industry, and served as a consultant to many companies related to this industry. He has authored two books, ‘Managerial Economics: A Problem-Solving Approach’, published by Cambridge University Press (2005), and ‘An Introduction to Behavioral Economics’, published by Palgrave Macmillan (2007), currently in its second edition (2012) and now being revised for a third edition. His research interests lie in that field, particularly in the implications of evolutionary biology and neuroscience for behavioural economics.
He is married to Yasmin Wilkinson and has two children. His main leisure interests are cycling, weight training and listening to and playing blues music.
- Behavioural Economics – in particular the implications of evolutionary biology and neuroeconomics for human behaviour, motivation, health and happiness.
- BA, Cambridge University
- MSc, Loughborough University
- PhD, City University
Teaching & learning
Economics and Finance
- ECN 4115 – Modern Economic History
- ECN 5400 – Managerial Economics
- ECN 6200 – Econometrics
- ECN 6205 – Behavioural Economics
- ECN 4110 – Introduction to Macroeconomics
- Wilkinson, N. (Forthcoming). Nastiness Experiments. In M. Altman (Ed.), Real-World Decision Making: An Encylcopedia of Behavioral Economics. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Praeger
- Book review of Barthalon, E. (2014). The Psychology of Time, the Present Value of the Past and Financial Instability. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.
- Wilkinson, N. (2014). What determines health? Working paper, Richmond The American International University in London.
- Wilkinson, N. (2013). Micro and macroeconomic policy in the EU. Working paper, Richmond The American International University in London.
- Wilkinson, N. (2013). Self Deception : The Ultimate Psychological Paradox. Working paper presented to Research at Richmond conference