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Assessing the Causes of Alcohol-Fuelled Violence

Project aims

This project aims to answer the following questions:

  • Does alcohol consumption increase overoptimism bias?
  • Do sophisticated individuals consume less alcohol?
  • Is the increase in overoptimism bias linked to violence?

Funding

This project is funded by the British Academy. The project commenced in September 2017 and will finish in August 2018.

Investigators

Dr Iain Long

Dr Iain Long

Lecturer in Economics, Director of Undergraduate Economics Programmes

Email
longiw@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
029 2087 6764
Professor Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam

Professor Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam

Professor of Oral Surgery & Consultant Oral Surgeon, Director of the National Violence Surveillance Network Violence Research Group, Chair Dental Research Ethics Committee

Email
sivarajasingam@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2074 2441
Professor Kent Matthews

Professor Kent Matthews

Sir Julian Hodge Professor of Banking and Finance

Email
matthewsk@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
029 2087 5855

Further information

For more information on this project, please contact:

Professor Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam

Professor Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam

Professor of Oral Surgery & Consultant Oral Surgeon, Director of the National Violence Surveillance Network Violence Research Group, Chair Dental Research Ethics Committee

Email
sivarajasingam@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2074 2441