Dr James Tremewan


James joined the Department of Economics at the University of Auckland in June 2017. Prior to this, he held a position as an assistant professor at the University of Vienna, Austria. James received his PhD in Economics in 2011 from the Toulouse School of Economics. His research focuses on Experimental and Behavioural Economics.

Teaching | Current

ECON 201: Microeconomics

ECON 781: Experimental and Behavioural Economics


Organiser of the departmental seminar series.

Departmental Ethics Advisor

Areas of expertise

Experimental and Behavioural Economics, Game Theory

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Teteryatnikova, M., & Tremewan, J. (2019). Myopic and farsighted stability in network formation games: an experimental study. Economic Theory, online first10.1007/s00199-019-01200-z
  • Rizzolli, M., & Tremewan, J. (2018). Hard labor in the lab: Deterrence, non-monetary sanctions, and severe procedures. JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS, 77, 107-121. 10.1016/j.socec.2018.09.011
  • Kartal, M., & Tremewan, J. (2018). An offer you can refuse: The effect of transparency with endogenous conflict of  interest. Journal of Public Economics, 161, 44-55. 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.04.003
  • Montag, J., & Tremewan, J. (2018). Let the punishment fit the criminal: An experimental study. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization10.1016/j.jebo.2018.07.011
  • Ryvkin, D., Serra, D., & Tremewan, J. (2017). I paid a bribe: An experiment on information sharing and extortionary corruption. European Economic Review, 94, 1-22. 10.1016/j.euroecorev.2017.02.003
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/40034
  • Tremewan, J., & Vanberg, C. (2016). The dynamics of coalition formation–A multilateral bargaining experiment with free timing of moves. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 130, 33-46. 10.1016/j.jebo.2016.07.011
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/40037
  • Fišar M, Kubák M, Špalek J, & Tremewan, J. (2016). Gender differences in beliefs and actions in a framed corruption experiment. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 63, 69-82. 10.1016/j.socec.2016.05.004
  • Le Coq, C., Tremewan, J., & Wagner, A. K. (2015). On the effects of group identity in strategic environments. European Economic Review, 76, 239-252. 10.1016/j.euroecorev.2015.03.001
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/40033

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 6, Room 667
New Zealand