Ali al-Nowaihi

University of Leicester - Department of Economics

Department of Economics

Leicester LE1 7RH, Leicestershire LE1 7RH

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Heuristics and Public Policy: Decision Making Under Bounded Rationality

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-04
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2019
Sanjit Dhami, Ali al-Nowaihi and Cass R. Sunstein
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and Harvard Law School
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Heuristics, Biases, Bayesian Rationality, Ecological Rationality, True Uncertainty, Libertarian Paternalism, Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Microeconomics

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Why Do People Pay Taxes? Prospect Theory Versus Expected Utility Theory

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 64, 2007, University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05/23
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 May 2008
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Reference dependence, Loss aversion, Decision weights, Prospect theory, Expected utility theory, Tax evasion, Optimal taxation

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Rationality in Economics: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6872
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Mar 2018
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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rationality, self-regarding preferences, efficient markets, heuristics, optimization

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A Note on the Utility Function Under Prospect Theory

Economics Letters, Vol. 99, 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi, Sanjit Dhami and Ian G. Bradley
University of Leicester - Department of Economics, University of Leicester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Prospect Theory, Preference homogeneity, Functional equations

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A General Theory of Time Discounting: The Reference-Time Theory of Intertemporal Choice

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
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Anomalies of the discounted utility model, Hyperbolic discounting, Prospect theory, SIE value functions

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Optimal Income Taxation in the Presence of Tax Evasion: Expected Utility Versus Prospect Theory

University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07/10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 May 2008
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Prospect theory, Expected utility theory, Tax evasion, Optimal taxation, Normative versus positive economics, Context dependent preferences, liberalism versus paternalism

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Non-Standard Central Bank Loss Functions, Skewed Risks, and Certainty Equivalence

ECB Working Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Ali al-Nowaihi and Livio Stracca
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Monetary Policy, Non-quadratic Loss Functions, Economic Psychologic, Certainty Equivalence

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Keeping Up with the Joneses, Reference Dependence, and Equilibrium Indeterminacy

ECB Working Paper No. 444
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 May 2005
Livio Stracca and Ali al-Nowaihi
European Central Bank (ECB) and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Consumption externalities, keeping up with the Joneses, reference dependence, equilibrium indeterminacy, optimal taxation

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Insurance and Probability Weighting Functions

University of Leicester, Working Paper Series No. 05/19
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
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Decision making under risk, Prelec¿s probability weighting function, Higher order Prelec probability weighting functions, Behavioral economics, Rank dependent utility theory, Prospect theory; Insurance, St. Petersburg paradox.

Corruption and the Provision of Public Output in a Hierarchical Asymmetric Information Relationship

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
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Corruption, Regulation, Expected information rent per unit of revenue, Tradeoff between efficiency and corruption

Corruption and the Provision of Public Output in a Hierarchical Asymmetric Information Relationship

Journal of Public Economic Theory, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 727-755, August 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Public Goods Games and Psychological Utility: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Mar 2017
Sanjit Dhami, Mengxing Wei and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Division of Economics, School of Business, Students and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Public goods games, psychological game theory, surprise-seeking/guilt-aversion, attribution of intentions, induced beliefs method, within and between subjects designs.

Public Goods Games and Psychological Utility: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7014, April 2018
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Sanjit Dhami, Mengxing Wei and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Division of Economics, School of Business, Students and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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public goods games, psychological game theory, reciprocity, surprise-seeking/guilt-aversion, attribution of intentions, induced beliefs method, within and between subjects designs

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A Simple Derivation of Prelec's Probability Weighting Function

University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05/20, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, Vol. 50 , pp. 521-524, 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 May 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
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Decision making under risk, Prelec's probability weighting function, Compound invariance, Reduction invariance, Power invariance, Prospect theory, Algebraic functional equations

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Social Preferences and Redistribution under Direct Democracy

University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08/11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 May 2008
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Direct democracy, redistribution, other-regarding preferences, single crossing property

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Optimal Distribution of Powers in a Federation: A Simple, Unified Framework

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 197-229, July 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Quantum Decision Theory and the Ellsberg Paradox

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7158
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Sep 2018
Ali al-Nowaihi, Sanjit Dhami and Mengxing Wei
University of Leicester - Department of Economics, University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Division of Economics, School of Business, Students
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quantum probability, the Ellsberg paradox, the source dependent model, the law of total probability, the law of reciprocity, the Feynman rules, projective expected utility, bounded rationality, Diebold-Mariano forecasting tests

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Alice through the Looking Glass: Strategic Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interaction in a Liquidity Trap

University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07/15
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 May 2008
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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liquidity trap, strategic monetary-fiscal interaction, optimal Taylor rules

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Foundations for Intertemporal Choice

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6913
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 May 2018
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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time discounting, framing effects, impatience, additivity, common difference effect, intransitive preferences

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The Ellsberg Paradox: A Challenge to Quantum Decision Theory?

Forthcoming, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, University of Leicester, Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 16/08
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
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Quantum Probability, Ellsberg Paradox, Probability Weighting, Matching Probabilities, Projective Expected Utility, Projective Prospect Theory

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Behavioural Central Bank Loss Functions, Skewed Risks and Certainty Equivalence

Manchester School, Vol. 71, pp. 21-38, September 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Sep 2003
Ali al-Nowaihi and Livio Stracca
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and European Central Bank (ECB)
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A Simple Model of Optimal Tax System: Taxation, Measurement and Uncertainty

Manchester School, Vol. 74, No. 6, pp. 645-669, December 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Nov 2006
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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An Extension of the Becker Proposition to Non-Expected Utility Theory

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Psychological and Social Motivations in Microfinance Contracts: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 7773
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Sanjit Dhami, Junaid Arshad and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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microfinance, joint/individual liability, public/private repayment, belief-dependent motivations, guilt, shame, peer pressure, social capital, lab-in-the-field experiment

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Social Responsibility, Human Morality and Public Policy

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Social responsibility; multiple equilibria; optimal mix of public and private social responsibility; subsidies and direct grants; environmental economics, problem of the commons, charitable giving

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Prosociality, Political Identity, and Redistribution of Earned Income: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 7256
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Sanjit Dhami, Emma Manifold and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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social identity, prosocial behavior, ultimatum game, fiscal redistribution, entitlements

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Evidential Equilibria: Heuristics and Biases in Static Games of Complete Information

Games, Vol. 6(4), p. 637-676, Nov. 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
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Evidential Reasoning, Game Theory, Cognitive Bias, Prisoners' Dilemma Game

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Identity and Redistribution: Theory and Evidence.

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 May 2019
Sanjit Dhami, Emma Manifold and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Social identity, Prosocial behavior, Ultimatum game, Fiscal redistribution, Entitlements