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

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Gabriel Amobila Aboyadana

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Temitope Abraham Ajayi

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Projects 2004 2021

Research Output 1975 2019

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

Beckmann, J., Czudaj, R. L. & Koop, G., 3 Jan 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

Does tax competition make mobile firms more footloose?

Ferrett, B., Hoefele, A. & Wooton, I., 11 Feb 2019, In : Canadian Journal of Economics. 52, 1, p. 379-402 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tax competition
Economic geography
Relative efficiency


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

Scottish Financial Risk Academy

Gary Koop (Keynote/plenary speaker)
4 Feb 20196 Feb 2019

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

International Association for Applied Econometrics (Event)

Gary Koop (Advisor)
2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee


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