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.

Targeted carbon tax reforms (with Maia King and Alex Teytelboym) pdf

Hotelling competition and the Gamma distribution pdf

Intergenerational aspirations, capital dilution, and the dynamics of inequality (with Francis Dennig) pdf

Social groups and social network formation (with Alex Teytelboym) pdf appendix code
Games and Economic Behavior (2017)

Homophily in online social networks (with Alex Teytelboym) pdf
8th WINE Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science


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


DPhil, University of Oxford (2014); supervisor: John Quah, examiners: Alan Kirman and Peter Eso 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