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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Scotland Business & Economics
Economics Business & Economics
economy Social Sciences
economics Social Sciences
Labour market Business & Economics
econometrics Social Sciences
expenditures Social Sciences
expenditure Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Photo of Gabriel Amobila Aboyadana

Gabriel Amobila Aboyadana

No photo of Temitope Abraham Ajayi

Temitope Abraham Ajayi

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Projects 2004 2021

Labour market transitions of low paid workers in the UK (JARA Studentship)

McIntyre, S.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation


Project: Research - StudentshipResearch Studentship

TISS: Tata Institute of Social Sciences - Mumbai

Bellingham, R.

30/11/17 → …

Project: Memo of UnderstandingKnowledge Exchange, Research

Research Output 1975 2019

A case study on Germany's aviation tax using the synthetic control approach

Borbely, D., 31 Aug 2019, In : Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 126, p. 377-395 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air traffic

An empirical assessment of recent challenges in today's financial markets

Beckmann, J., Czudaj, R. L. & Koop, G., 28 Feb 2019, In : Scottish Journal of Political Economy. 66, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

financial market
Open Access
Export strategy


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

Activities 1992 2020

Exchange Rate Predictability and Dynamic Bayesian Learning

Gary Koop (Speaker)
7 Nov 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Banking & Finance seminars

Aubrey Poon (Speaker)
23 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Global Environmental Monitoring and Measurement Centre Launch

Scott McGrane (Participant)
13 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of special symposia


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