This is the home page for Ed Hopkins. I’m a professor in the School of Economics, University of Edinburgh.
My PhD is from the European University Institute, in
I work in game theory and have two main interests. The first is applying game theory to social issues, with a particular focus on the importance of rank and status and their relation to inequality. The second is the theory of learning in games. I have also been involved in experiments to test some predictions of learning theory.
Together with Ravi Kanbur, I organised a
conference on “Relativity,
Inequality and Public Policy” that was held in
I am on sabbatical for the
academic year 2012/2013. I will be visiting the
School of Economics
Tel: +44 131 650 3061
Fax: +44 131 650 4514