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Jean-Paul Carvalho is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine. He is an applied game theorist who studies issues of political economy relating to culture, identity and institutions. Part of his research focuses on the contemporary Islamic revival in Egypt. During the 2009-11 academic years, Professor Carvalho was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford and an Associate Member of Nuffield College. He has also been a Robert Solow Fellow of the Cournot Centre for Economic Studies in Paris and a recipient of the John Monash Scholarship which is presented by the Governor General of Australia. Professor Carvalho holds degrees in economics (D.Phil., M.Phil.) from the University of Oxford, where he worked under the supervision of H. Peyton Young. His paper titled 'Veiling' is forthcoming in the Quarterly Journal of Economics.