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Kei Tsutsui


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Research interests

Kei Tsutsui is a lecturer in Economics. Before joining the University of Bath in 2014, he worked as a research associate at the Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science (CBESS) in the University of East Anglia and as a lecturer at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. He completed his master and PhD degrees at the University of East Anglia.

His main interests are in the field of experimental economics. By observing real human behaviour in a controlled environment, experimentalists aim to test hypotheses derived from theoretical models, or discover new economic hypotheses. His research topics focus on social choice, bargaining, choice under uncertainty, the level-k thinking and the evolution of social conventions.

Kei holds the visiting Fellow position in Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth.

He is Director of Studies for the MRes Economics programme.

Research interests

  • Experimental Economics
  • Economic Theory

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Emotional intelligence in the ultimatum game and the trust game

Tsutsui, K. & Alberti, F.


Project: Research-related funding

Research Output

Focal Points and Payoff Information in Tacit Bargaining

Isoni, A., Poulsen, A., Sugden, R. & Tsutsui, K., 1 Mar 2019, In : Games and Economic Behavior. 114, p. 193-214 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Vote and Voice: An experiment on the effects of inclusive governance rules

Hargreaves-heap, S., Tsutsui, K. & Zizzo, D. J., 29 Aug 2019, In : Social Choice and Welfare. p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concession Bargaining: An Experimental Comparison of Protocols and Time Horizons

Alberti, F., Fischer, S., Güth, W. & Tsutsui, K., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Conflict Resolution. 62, 9, p. 2017-2039 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    An experiment on individual ‘parochial altruism’ revealing no connection between individual ‘altruism’ and individual ‘parochialism’

    Corr, P. J., Hargreaves-heap, S., Seger, C. & Tsutsui, K., 20 Aug 2015, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 6, 1261.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 127 Downloads (Pure)

    Beyond choice: Investigating the sensitivity and validity of measures of strength of preference

    Butler, D., Isoni, A., Loomes, G. & Tsutsui, K., 31 Dec 2014, In : Experimental Economics. 17, 4, p. 537-563 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    40 Downloads (Pure)