Stephen Whyte

Deputy Director, Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology, Queensland University of Technology


Dr Stephen Whyte is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Behavioural Economics in the School of Economics & Finance, QUT. His research focus explores large scale decision making in mate choice settings. His work takes a multi-disciplinary approach in studying key sex differences in human behaviour, with work that bridges the fields of applied micro-economics, personality & social psychology, and evolutionary biology. His most recent research has explored such diverse topics as sex differences in nonbinary gender identification, male & female decision making in assisted reproductive & donor insemination medical environments, and preferences vs choice in cyber dating markets.

Research interests: His primary research interest lies in the area of applied micro-economics, but he has also published in journals with a social psychology, evolutionary psychology, health, scientometric, cyber-psychology, reproductive medicine and biology focus.

– Behavioural and experimental economics
– Gender economics
– Public Policy & Health
– Non-market economics
– Evolutionary Psychology
– Scientometrics
– Reproductive medicine
– Cyber-psychology

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