Fellow and Tutor in Economics, Merton College, University of Oxford

Columbi ägg by Nils Dardel (Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)

Columbi ägg by Nils Dardel (Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)


My research interests are primarily in population dynamics, social and economic networks, statistical size distributions, and inequality.

Intergenerational aspirations, capital dilution, and the dynamics of inequality with Francis Dennig
working paper draft

Targeted carbon tax reforms with Maia King and Alex Teytelboym
revised and resubmitted draft

Hotelling competition and the gamma distribution
Games and Economic Behavior 2018 article code

Social groups and social network formation with Alex Teytelboym
Games and Economic Behavior 2017 article code appendix

Counterfactuals in “agreeing to disagree”-type results
Mathematical Social Sciences 2016 article

Homophily in online social networks with Alex Teytelboym
8th WINE Lecture Notes in Computer Scienceproccedings

Agreeing on decisions: an analysis with counterfactuals
14th TARK Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledgeproccedings


Microeconomic Analysis year 3
Game Theory year 3
Quantitative Economics (Intro to Econometrics) year 2
Core Microeconomics year 2
Prelim Microeconomics year 1


DPhil University of Oxford 2014, supervisor: John Quah, examiners: Alan Kirman and Péter Eső
MPhil University of Oxford 2009
Undergrad University College London 2007

 bassel.tarbush@economics.ox.ac.uk | 01865 286294 | Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford, OX1 4JD, UK