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Nicholas Rees

Understanding booms and busts through behavioural heterogeneity


Nick is currently a PhD student in Economics and is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. He obtained his BA in Physical Natural Sciences from The University of Cambridge in 2014. Following this Nick completed an MA in Economics at the University of Manchester in 2015 and an MSc in Behavioural Economics and Game theory at the University of Amsterdam in 2016. He is a member of the Macroeconomics, Growth and Development research area group.

Research interests

  • Behavioural economics
  • Behavioural heterogeneity
  • Learning and cognition
  • Financial markets
  • Long run asset bubble formation and collapse.


Contact details

Economics School of Social Science
The University of Manchester
3rd Floor, Arthur Lewis Building
Oxford Road
M13 9PL