Zvi's research interests cover Decision Making under Uncertainty, Game Theory, Bargaining Theory and Law and Economics.
Teaching in 2015-2016
IB94S0: Decision Analysis Consulting
IB9AZ0: Fundamentals of Economic Behaviour
Zvi Safra joined Warwick Business School as a Professor of Behavioural Science in 2013, after two years as a Chair of Economics at the University of Exeter. Previously he served as the Provost and the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the College of Management Academic Studies, a University College based in Israel. Until 2005, he was a Professor at the Graduate School of Management at Tel Aviv University.
Zvi earned his PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has held visiting appointments at various universities in North America (Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Rice university, University of Toronto, University of Pennsylvania and University of Michigan), in Europe (Pantheon-Sorbonne, Universities of Paris II and VI and Ecole Polytechnique) and in Australia (Australian National University).
He has a long list of publications, which includes articles in Econometrica, the American Economic Review, theJournal of Economic Theory, the Economic Journal and the Review of Economic Studies.
Melkonyan, Tigran A. and Safra, Zvi (2015)
"Intrinsic variability in group and individual decision-making",
, pp 1-46 . 0025-1909
Karni, Edi and Safra, Zvi (2015)
"Continuity, completeness, betweenness and cone-monotonicity",
Mathematical Social Sciences
, 74 , pp 68-72 . 0165-4896
Grant, S., Kajii, A., Polak, B. and Safra, Z. (2012)
"Equally-distributed equivalent utility, ex post egalitarianism and utilitarianism",
Journal of Economic Theory
, 147 , pp 1545-1571 . 0022-0531
Grant, S., Kajii, A., Polak, B. and Safra, Z. (2010)
"Generalized utilitarianism and Harsanyi's impartial observer theorem",
, 78 , pp 1939-1971 . 0012-9682
Safra, Z. and Segal, U. (2009)
"Risk aversion in the small and in the large : calibration results for betweenness functionals",
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty
, 38 , pp 27-37 . 0895-5646
Karni, Edi and Safra, Zvi (2008)
"Moral sentiments and social choice",
Social Choice and Welfare
, 30 , pp 427-446 . 0176-1714
Safra, Z. and Segal, U. (2008)
"Calibration results for non-expected utility theories",
, 76 , pp 1143-1166 . 0012-9682