Jean-Paul Carvalho is an economist working in the fields of Political Economy and Social Dynamics.
His work combines game-theoretic models of population dynamics with historical analysis. It draws upon and contributes to a number of emerging fields, including the economics of identity, culture, and religion. Prof. Carvalho has made contributions to modeling social norms, culturally transmitted preferences and belief systems, and groups and networks. His work has been applied to the following subjects:
Social determinants of education/labor market outcomes
Economic determinants of social institutions, including religion