Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Economics, including the Fraser of Allander Institute, has 25 teaching and research staff, many of whom are internationally recognised for their research. The Economics group at Strathclyde is one of the largest in the UK. According to RePEc (the largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics), Strathclyde is one of the top 25 research institutions in the UK and ranks in the top 5% worldwide.

The Department's research activity has been supported by numerous awards from a variety of sources, including: ESRC, EPSRC, Leverhulme Trust, Scottish Funding Council, Scottish Executive, Scottish Enterprise and DEFRA.

Many staff members are engaged in networks of research economists, with collaborators based in other Scottish universities, across the UK, and in overseas institutions. Interaction within Scotland is actively supported by SIRE (the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics). The Department is an active participant in the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics, which has been a source of a significant number of current and past PhD research students.

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    Gabriel Amobila Aboyadana

    Person: Doctor of Philosophy

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    Temitope Abraham Ajayi

    Person: Doctor of Philosophy

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    Research Output

    Open Access
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    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Composite likelihood methods for large Bayesian VARs with stochastic volatility

    Chan, J., Eisenstat, E., Hou, C. & Koop, G., 25 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Applied Econometrics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Datasets

    A 2015 Scottish SAM for UKCCSRC project

    Katris, A. (Creator), Turner, K. (Creator), Race, J. (Creator), Swales, J. (Creator), Alabi, O. T. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 28 Apr 2020


    UK Input-Output table disaggregated by skill

    Ross, A. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 10 Nov 2017


    Bi-regional Scotland-rest of the UK Social Accounting Matrix

    Lecca, P. (Creator), Ross, A. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 4 Jun 2019



    Award for Best Paper in 2015 for Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics

    Gary Koop (Recipient) & Markus Jochmann (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Award for Best Paper in 2015 in Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics

    Gary Koop (Recipient), 23 Mar 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Renewal of Research Fellowship

    Ian Wooton (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Appointment


    Exchange Rate Predictability and Dynamic Bayesian Learning

    Gary Koop (Speaker)
    7 Nov 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    European Trade Study Group

    Ian Wooton (Organiser)
    10 Sep 202012 Sep 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

    Fraser of Allander/Resolution COVID-19 Webinar

    Graeme Roy (Participant), David Eiser (Participant), Mairi Spowage (Participant)
    19 May 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences


    Enhancing the Scottish Government’s policy evaluation capacity

    Peter McGregor (Participant), John Swales (Participant), Grant Allan (Participant), Patrizio Lecca (Participant), Karen Turner (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Economic and commerce


    Student theses

    Analysis of the factors influencing higher education participation

    Author: McInally, L., 24 Apr 2018

    Supervisor: Wright, R. (Supervisor) & Perman, R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    An empirical investigation of the resource curse theory and economic growth : panel data analysis

    Author: Alssadek, M. M. A., 2 Jun 2016

    Supervisor: Perman, R. (Supervisor) & Danias, N. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis

    Asymmetric reciprocity, reference wage formation, and the theory of wages and unemployment

    Author: Fongoni, M., 13 Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Darby, J. (Supervisor) & Dickson, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis