Geoffroy Duparc-Portier


  • United Kingdom

Personal profile

Personal Statement

Geoff is an ESRC-funded Ph.D. student at the University of Strathclyde and a Knowledge Exchange Assistant in the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI). His research expertise is in Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modeling. In his Ph.D., Geoff has investigated the trade impacts of the New Northern Ireland Protocol, adapted reference-dependent consumption assumptions to a CGE model, and is currently working on theoretical monetary union models. As a Knowledge Exchange Assistant, Geoff’s initial work has been to help to develop a monopolistic competition model of Scotland for future trade research for the CITP project. Before his Ph.D., Geoff completed a dissertation evaluating the implications of the great financial crisis on convergence in the European Union. He also worked on fiscal policy modeling as a research assistant for the FAI.

Academic / Professional qualifications

2019 BA in Economics and Finance, University of Strathclyde, awarded with distinction

2020 MSc in Economics, University of Edinburgh, awarded with distinction

2022 Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy 

Research Interests

Geoff is interested in applied trade topics, behavioral macroeconomics, and monetary union theory. He has focused on the impacts of trade policies such as the new Northern Ireland Protocol on sectoral and aggregate macroeconomic variables. Geoff is also interested in the implications of structural asymmetries in monetary unions to the overall welfare and the optimal policy mix.

Teaching Interests

Geoff has tutored for undergraduate economics classes at the University of Strathclyde such as Macroeconomics 2 (covering topics such as the IS-LM model) and Microeconomics 3 (covering topics such as Game Theory and Cost-benefit analysis). Geoff has also been the lead tutor for the University of Edinburgh's SGPE Econometrics 2 (Times-Series) MSC class and the University of Glasgow's Access Economics class an introductory Economics class.

Expertise related to 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. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, MSc in Economics with distinction, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

1 Sept 201931 Aug 2020

Award Date: 30 Nov 2020

Bachelor of Economics and Finance, Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Finance with First Class Honours, University Of Strathclyde

1 Sept 201527 Jun 2019

Award Date: 27 Jun 2019


  • CGE
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Trade
  • Monetary union theory


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