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Organization 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.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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