Eugenio Proto is Alec Cairncross Professor of Applied Economics and Econometrics at the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School, and Research Fellow at CEPR, IZA, CESifo. He earned his PhD in Economics at ECARES, Université libre de Bruxelles in 2004. Previously he was Assistant and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, Professor of Economics at the University of Bristol.
Eugenio's research interests range from development and growth to behavioural and experimental economics. He has published in leading general economic journals, like the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics Studies and in leading general scientific journals like the Proceeding of the National Academy of Science and Nature Human Behaviour.His work has been featured in several main international newspapers and magazines. He is currently academic editor of PLOSONE and associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.