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Dr Sergiu Ungureanu

Lecturer in Behavioural Economics

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Economics

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United Kingdom



Sergiu is a Lecturer in Economics at City University London since September 2013. He received a BSc in Mathematics from Jacobs University Bremen, Germany, a PhD in Economics from Duke University, with a Certificate of College Teaching. As an undergraduate, he started with a focus on mathematics and physics, which helped him develop a theoretical aptitude for economics, as well as other useful skills such as programming. His area of concentration is microeconomic theory, with interests in behavioral economics, decision theory, and dynamic contracting and mechanism design.


  1. PhD Economics, Duke University, United States
  2. BSc Mathematics, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany


  1. Lecturer, City, University of London, 2013 – present


Research interests

- Decision theory
- Behavioral economics
- Mechanism design.


Journal Article

  1. Ungureanu, S. (2017). Dynamic contracting under permanent and transitory private information. International Journal of Game Theory, 46(3), pp. 667–692. doi:10.1007/s00182-016-0552-8.

Reports (2)

  1. Ungureanu, S. (2016). Judgements with errors lead to behavioral heuristics. City, University of London.
  2. Ungureanu, S. Inefficient Reallocation, Loss Aversion and Prospect Theory. London: City University London.

Working Paper

  1. Ungureanu, S. (2017). Dynamic Contracting under Permanent and Transitory Private Information. London: Department of Economics, City University London.


- Intermediate Macroeconomics
- Welfare Economics

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