Yohanes Eko Riyanto
2000 Ph.D. (Economics), Catholic University of Louvain (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
1995 M.Sc. (Economics), Catholic University of Louvain (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
1994 M.A. (Economics & Finance), Leeds University Business School, The University of
1991 BSc. in Economics, Gadjah Mada University (Indonesia),
Academic Leadership Program
2020 (March) – 2020 (Sept) : Leadership Excellence and Advancement Programme –
2016 – 2017 : 2nd Cohort of Nanyang Leadership Academy (NLA) - NTU
Professional Qualifications/ Memberships
2005 – Present Member, the American Economic Association (AEA), U.S.A.
2005 – Present Member, the Econometric Society, Global
2008 – Present Member, the Economic Science Association (ESA), Global
2012 – Present Member, the Royal Economic Society (RES), U.K.
2015 – Present Member, the Society for Experimental Finance (SEF), Global
Summary of Working Experience
Sept 2020 - Present Professor, Economics Programme, School of Social Sciences,
Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Professor (Affiliated Member), Psychology Programme, School of
Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Professor (Affiliated Member), Institute of Catastrophe and Risk
Management (ICRM), Nanyang Technological University
Director, Center for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS),
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences,
Affiliate, Center for Research and Development in Learning
(CRADLE), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Mar 2013 - Aug 2020 Associate Professor (with Tenure), Economics Programme, School
of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Jul 2009 - Feb 2013 Associate Professor (without Tenure), Economics Programme,
School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
Jun 2001 - Jun 2009 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts and
Social Sciences, National University of Singapore
Jan 2000 – Dec 2001 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Economics,
University of Groningen (The Netherlands).
Jan 2000 – Dec 2000 Affiliated Research Fellow, Center for Economic Studies, Catholic
University Louvain (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) (Belgium).
Jan 1995 – Dec 2000 Research and Academic Assistant Center for Economic Studies,
Catholic University Louvain (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Academic Honours and Awards
Year Academic Honour / Award
2020 Winner of the 2020 Vernon L. Smith Excellence Award for Research in
2016 The Finalist of the Exeter Prize for Research in Experimental Economics
2008 NUS, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, the Winner of the Excellence Teaching
1995 Recipient, Graduate and Research Assistantship Award, Catholic University
Louvain (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) (Belgium)
1993 Recipient, The U.K. Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) Postgraduate
Key Areas of Research
• General Theme: Experimental Asset Market and Experimental Finance, Behavioral and
• Current Research Areas: Experimental Finance, Experimental Asset Markets, Social
Preferences in Market and Non-Market Interactions, Network Experiments, and Market
Research Award/ Recognition
Year Research Award / Recognition
2020 Winner of the 2020 Vernon L. Smith Award for Excellence in Experimental
Finance awarded by the Society of Experimental Finance for the paper
"Costly Information Acquisition, Social Networks, and Asset Prices:
Experimental Evidence" published in the Journal of Finance.
2016 2016 Finalist of the Exeter Prize for Research in Experimental Economics,
Decision Theory and Behavioral Economics; Awarded annually to the best
paper published in the previous calendar year in a peer-reviewed journal
in the field of Experimental Economics, Decision Theory, and Behavioral
Economics by the Exeter Business School, UK.
Keynote and Plenary Presentations
1. Asia Pacific Meeting of the Economic Science Association, Semi-Plenary Session, Renmin
University, Beijing, China, 21-24 February 2020 (cancelled)
2. Technical University of Munich (TUM) CREATE Symposium on Mobility for Future Smart
Cities, "Economic Challenges of Future Transport", TUM CREATE, Singapore, 30 Nov
3. Summer School Keynote Lectures on "Behavioral Environmental Economics" organized by
the Taiwan Association for Environmental and Resources Economics (TAERE) and
Academia Sinica Taiwan, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 30-31
4. Science, Technology and Policy Workshop: Industry 4.0 and Its Implications (Jointly
Organized by NTU, NUS, Singapore-ETH Center (SEC), Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMART),
SUTD, and TUM CREATE), "The Future of AI: Can Machines Replace Humans, and How
Humans React to Machines?", CREATE Tower, Singapore, 16-20 July 2018.
5. Invited Panel Speaker and Moderator, Behavioral Exchange (BX2017 -
https://www.bx2017.org/): International Behavioral Insight Conference, International
Conference Organized by Singapore Civil Service College (CSC).
6. BEAM Research Consortium, "Behavioral and Experimental Analysis in Macro-Finance"
Kyoto International Conference, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, 4-5 Nov 2017
7. International Conference on Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Dongbei University
of Finance and Economics, Dalian, P.R. China, 28-30 Oct 2017
8. TEDxNTU talk, "A Behavioral Economist' Take on Happiness", Singapore, 22 May 2012.
9. International Symposium on Expectation and Belief Formation, University of New South
Wales, Australia, 4-8 April 2012.
10. NTU CoHASS – CLASS Interdisciplinary Symposium on Human Behavior and Decision
Science, NTU, June 2011.
Selected Invited Presentations, Lectures, and Conferences
(From 2010 onwards only)
2020 European Economic Association Annual Conference, University of Rotterdam, The
Netherlands, 24-27 August 2020 (Virtual)
Asia Pacific Economic Science Association (ESA) Meeting, Renmin University,
Beijing, China, 21-24 February 2020 (Scheduled).
Western Economic Association International (WEAI) International Conference,
Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 19-22 March 2020 (Scheduled)
Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), Invited Session, 14-17
June, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (Scheduled).
2019 The Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) – American Economic Association
(AEA) 2019 Meeting, Acting as a Discussant on the paper presented by Prof. John
Duffy (Asset Market with Indefinite Horizon) at the Special Session of the Society for
Computational Economics (SCE) on "Experimental Financial Market", 3-6 January
2019, Atlanta, USA.
2019 Asia-Pacific Economic Science Association (ESA) Meeting, 24-26 January
2019, New York University (NYU) at Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, The United Arab
AEI-Six (Consortium of East Asian Economics Institutes Group – Peking University,
Seoul National University, and Chinese University of Hong Kong, Academia Sinica,
University of Kyoto, Chulalongkorn University, and Nanyang Technological
University) Joint Conference, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok - Thailand, 26-28
2019 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society (ASEM), 14-16 June 2019, Xiamen
University, Xiamen, China (scheduled – in charge of organizing a special session on
"Experimental Financial Market")
94th Annual Conference of the Western Economics Association International, 28
June-2 July 2019, San Francisco, USA
2019 Economic Science Association (ESA) World Meeting, 4-7 July 2019, Simon
Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
2019 Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the Society for Experimental Finance, 7-
8 August 2019, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Theory and Experiments in Monetary Economics (TEME) Conference 2019, 27-28
September 2019 (Forthcoming), George Mason University, Virginia, USA.
Experimental Social Science Conference, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, 30
November – 1 December 2019.
International Conference on Experimental Economics, Institute of Social and
Economic Research (ISER), Osaka University, 3 December 2019.
2018 Asia Pacific Meeting of the Economic Science Association, 7 – 8 February 2018,
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the Society of Experimental Finance, 9 – 10
February 2018, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), 11-13 June 2018,
Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
93rd Annual Conference of the Western Economics Association International, 26-30
June 2018, Vancouver, Canada
Behavioral and Experimental Analysis in Macroeconomics and Finance (BEAM-
ABEE) Workshop, 24-25 August 2018, Amsterdam School of Economics, University
of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2017 AEI-Five (Consortium of East Asian Economics Institutes Group – Peking University,
Seoul National University, Chinese University of Hong