Hello! I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow based at the Erasmus School of Economics. My research focuses on inequality and social preferences, and combines experimental economics and applied econometrics with welfare economics.

I run experiments and develop behavioural models to further our understanding of prosocial behaviour, other-regarding preferences and inequality aversion. I also conduct applied econometric research on inequality and poverty, in health and development, and develop methods to estimate distributional treatment effects.

I recently joined the Erasmus School of Economics, at Erasmus University Rotterdam, where I am working with Owen O’Donnell, Tom Van Ourti and Raf Van Gestel. Prior to this, I was at the University of York, where I worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, with Tim Doran and Richard Cookson, and obtained my PhD in Experimental Economics, with John Bone and John Hey as my supervisors. Alongside this, I conducted research on multidimensional poverty at the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford, and co-founded the Interdisciplinary Research Network for Economists and Philosophers (IRNEP). 

If you would like to get in touch, please feel free to email me at: robson@ese.eur.nl