Prof. Cadsby has a B.Sc. (Econ.) from the London School of Economics, an MA from Queen's University and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
His primary research interest is in experimental economics and experimental finance. He is currently working on: the effect of different compensation schemes on productivity and misrepresentation; trust, reciprocity, promises and social distance/guanxi; behaviour towards risk as an affective versus a rational phenomenon; demographic priming and economic behaviour; punishment and free-riding in large groups; and decision-making by committees, teams and managers.