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Professor Jonathan Thomas FBA

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About this Fellow

Financial Economics Social Statistics Mathematical Economics



Current post

  • Professor of Economics, University of Edinburgh

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer then from 1995 Professor of Economics, University of Warwick, 1985 - 1999
  • Professor Economics, University of St Andrews, 1999 - 2002
  • Professor of Economics, University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, 2002 - 1970
  • Department of Applied Economics, University of Cambridge, Unknown Unknown, 1982 - 1984


Self-enforcing wage contracts Review of Economic Studies 1988


Income fluctuation and asymmetric information: an example of a repented principal-agent problem J of Economic Theory 1990


Reputation and experimentation in repeated games with two long-run players Econometrica 1997


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The economic lives of households in poor countries: how they make decisions, what constraints they face, and how this should influence the design of policy; and the at-scale evaluation of such policies, mainly using randomized field experiments

Professor Robin Burgess

Applied economics: development economics, environmental and energy economics, microeconomics of growth, political economy, public economics, labor economics

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