James Best graduated from University of York in Philosophy, Politics and Economics with a First Class Honours. He received an Msc in Economics with Distinction from The University of Edinburgh.
When off the job James likes scuba diving, swimming, reading popular science books and playing chess.
His current research interests are the intersection between social learning, development and political economy. Of particular interest it the conditions under which imperfect information and social learning can aid cooperation and yield outcomes that are Pareto superior to perfect information.
An example of his research is given below.
This article was published on Sep 21, 2011