Professor Abhinay Muthoo

Abhinay Muthoo is an economist with a broad set of interests including in applied microeconomics and political economy

Research Interests

Abhinay’s research interests include negotiations, dispute resolution, bargaining, conflict and cooperation, digital economy and ecosystem economics, big data and property rights, law and economics, political institutions, political economy, coalition formation, foundations of social order, family, international development, international relations, and public policy


Abhinay was educated at the London School of Economics and the University of Cambridge.


Abhinay has 37 years of teaching and research experience, across several universities including Bristol, Cambridge, Essex, Warwick, and the LSE. He has been the Head of the Departments of Economics at Essex and at Warwick, and the Dean of Warwick in London. He is a Fellow of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and a member of the UK Cross Parliamentary Party Youth Violence Commission.

Additional Information

He has published papers in many top economics journals including in the Review of Economic StudiesJournal Economic Theory and The Economic Journal. He is the author of Bargaining Theory with Applications, described as a publication that any economist should want to have as a reference.