BiographyProfessor Cartwright studied for a PhD in Economics at the University of Warwick under the supervision of Professor Myrna Wooders. Subsequently he spent a year at the University of Paris as a post-doctoral student. Then he went to the University of Kent where he remained for 14 years before joining Leicester Castle Business School at De Montfort University in 2018.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Professor Cartwright’s main research interests are in behavioral economics, public economics and game theory. One strand of research looks at social norms and issues around prejudice and discrimination. Another looks at leadership and cooperation in small groups. More recent work applies game theory to study issues around cyber-security, particularly in terms of ransomware and other crimes of economic extortion. Another long-term interest is the strategic analysis of doping in sport.