Dr Edwin Ip
Lecturer in Economics
Prior to joining the University of Exeter Business School, Dr Edwin Ip worked at BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University, where he conducted a series of highly impactful behavioural economics research for industry and government.
He completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Melbourne and his undergraduate studies at McGill University. He is a behavioural economist whose research interest lies in applied behavioural insights and the economics of decision making, fairness and diversity and inclusion. He employs a wide range of methodologies in his research, including experimental economics, applied microeconometrics, microeconomic theory and surveys.
Dr Ip has given expert commentary on panels, national radio, television and newspapers. He has provided advice for government and private organisations around the world. He is currently serving as a board member of the Society for Advancement of Behavioral Economics.
PhD, MEcon, BA, LGSMD, DipWSET
- Behavioural Economics
- Labour Economics
- Applied Behavioural Insights
I study individual decision making as well as the economics of fairness. In addition, I specialise in the application of Behavioural Economics in industry and government.
I specialise in the perception and behavioural economics of gender and discrimination among other topics surrounding Diversity and Inclusion.
Applied Behavioural Insights
I am an expert in systematically applying behavioural insights to real world problems. I have worked on a range of topics with government and industry, including, retirement and pension, minimum wage, financial wellbeing and internal compliance.
External Engagement and Impact
- Board Member, Society for Advancement of Behavioral Economics
- BEE3069 - Behavioural Economics: Theory and Practice
- BEEM115 - Research Design and Dissertation
- BEEM140 - Microeconomic Theory II
- BEEM156 - Applied Development Economics Project