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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
  • 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

Other Economics and Economic History Fellows

Professor Bruce Campbell

The economic history of late-medieval Britain and Ireland, with particular reference to human-environment interactions during the 14th century and trends in agricultural output and productivity from the 13th to 19th centuries

Professor Rachel Griffith

Applied economic analysis of the impact of government policy on economic performance; competition, innovation and productivity; firm pricing behaviour; consumer shopping patterns and nutrition

Professor John Campbell

Financial economics; bond and stock prices, portfolio choice for long-term investors, and the financial decisions of households

Professor Guy Laroque

Economics: economic theory, finance, taxation, macroeconomics, commodity prices, economics of the household