PhD Economics

University of Warwick

MSc Economics

London School of Economics

BSc Mathematics and Economics

London School of Economics

Behavioural Science / Economics

Judgement and decision making

Behavioural economics

Consumer psychology and marketing

Health and Well-being

Subjective well-being

Mental health





  • Howley, P., Ocean, N. (2021). Can nudging only get you so far? Testing for nudge combination effects. European Review of Agricultural Economics.
  • Ocean, N and Howley, P. Using Choice Framing to Improve the Design of Agricultural Subsidy Schemes.  Forthcoming in Land Economics, 97;(4)
  • Howley, P and Ocean, N. Doing More With Less: Leveraging Social Norms and Status Concerns in Encouraging Conservation Farm Practices. Forthcoming in Land Economics, 97;(2)
  • Ocean, N., Howley, P., & Ensor, J. (2019). Lettuce be happy: A longitudinal UK study on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and well-being. Social Science & Medicine.
  • Varley-Campbell J, Mújica-Mota R, Coelho H, Ocean N, Barnish M, Packman D, et al. (2019). Three biomarker tests to help diagnose preterm labour: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technology Assessment 23;(13).

Working Papers


In progress

  • Ocean, N. Do people implicitly adjust for extreme online review score bias when evaluating the quality of a good?
  • Ocean, N., Howley, P. Which motivations would make farmers happier, and which would they choose?
  • Howley, P., Waqas, M., Ocean, N. Open minds, open borders: The importance of social identity and personality characteristics in moderating the relationship between immigration and native well-being.