Professor Abhinay Muthoo

Abhinay Muthoo is a Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. He is also a member of the Cross Parliamentary Party Youth Violence Commission and the Director of the Warwick Policy Lab.

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.


Prior to his current position, Abhinay was the Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick between 2008 and 2016, and the Dean of Warwick in London between 2016 and 2020.

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.