Prof Ed Hopkins

Professor of Economics


Ed Hopkins studied at Oxford University, LSE and the European University Institute, in Florence, Italy.

He has been at Edinburgh since 1995, but in that time he has also been a visitor at the EUI, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of California, Santa Barbara, the California Institute of Technology and the University of British Columbia.

Ed’s research is in game theory and more generally microeconomic theory. He has worked on several aspects of behavioural and social economics, including status concerns, tournaments, learning, inequality and marriage matching. He has also worked on experiments to test some predictions of learning theory.

Research summary

Game theory

Social economics

Evolutionary game theory

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