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Tim Worrall

  • PhD
  • Professor of Economics
  • University of Edinburgh
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Recent publications

  • Dynamic relational contracts under complete information

    • Thomas J
    • Worrall T
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  • Stochastic stability of monotone economies in regenerative environments

    • Foss S
    • Shneer V
    • Thomas J
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Professor of Economics

University of Edinburgh

October 2011 - Present



University of Liverpool

September 1979 - June 1983(4 years)


University of Essex

October 1978 - September 1979(a year)


University of Liverpool

October 1975 - June 1978(3 years)

Research interests

International economicsDevelopment economicsLabour economicsRisk and UncertaintyContract Theory


Tim Worrall is Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh. He has held previous appointments at Manchester, Keele, Liverpool, Reading and Cambridge and has examining experience at Birkbeck, Birmingham, Essex, the Institute of Financial Services, ifs University College, Leicester, LSE and UCL. Educated at the University of Liverpool and Essex University, he has also worked in Canada (University of Western Ontario) and Germany (Konstanz and Kiel). He was Secretary to the Conference of Heads of University Departments of Economics, a sub-committee of the Royal Economic Society, 2007-2012 and a member of its steering group 2004-13. He is currently a member of the Scientific Committee of the Chartered Association of Business Schools Academic Journal Guide. His research is in dynamic contract theory applied to labour economics, development economics and macroeconomics. He is currently co-investigator on the ESRC funded project on the credit and labour market foundations of the macroeconomy, 2015-2020.

Co-authors (6)

  • Spiros Bougheas