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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

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

Dr Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam

Reader

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:

Dr Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam

Dr Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam

Reader

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