Jean-Paul Carvalho is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine and Interim Director of the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences.
His research on the role of identity in economics has been published in leading academic journals including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Economic Journal and Economic Theory. He is an Associate of the Network for Economic Research on Identity, Norms and Narratives (ERINN) and a Faculty Fellow of the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam & Muslim Societies (AALIMS).
He holds degrees from the University of Oxford (D.Phil., M.Phil.) and the University of Western Australia (PhD, BEc Hons). Prior to moving to UC Irvine, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics at the University of Oxford. He was awarded a Robert Solow Fellowship by the Cournot Centre for Economic Studies, Paris in 2009 and a John Monash Scholarship for Australian scholars in 2004.