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Grant Allan is a Reader in the Department of Economics. He joined the University in 2002, initially as a Research Assistant in the Fraser of Allander Institute.
Grant's research interests in applied multisectoral economic analysis and modelling, particularly in the areas of environment, energy and tourism.
He is very willing to supervise suitably qualified PhD students in his fields of interest.
He is Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes for the Department of Economics and also Director of MSc in Applied Economics (full and part-time), MSc in Applied Economics by distance learning and MSc in Economics and Finance.
Grant currently teaches classes in economic modelling and energy economics at the postgraduate level, as well as supervising PhD and MSc students in these areas. He also leads modules in energy economics in the DTC in Wind and Marine Energy Systems and Structures and the Industrial Doctorate Centre in Offshore Renewable Energy.
You'll find more details about my research, teaching and other activities on my personal webpage.
Expertise & Capabilities
Applied regional economic analysis;
Renewable energy technologies and policies.
I am very happy to supervise suitably qualified PhD students in these areas; please get in touch if you want to discuss a potential research project.
Grant is currently Director of MSc in Applied Economics and MSc in Economics and Finance, as well as the Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes for the Department of Economics.
He currently teaches classes in Economic Appraisal and Modelling (MSc), Energy Economics (MSc); and on courses in the Wind and Marine Energy Systems and Structures Centre of Doctoral Training and the Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE).
He supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as PhD students in areas of his research interests.
My main research interests relate to:
- Energy-economy-environmental modelling;
- Applied multisectoral economic analysis.
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):
Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Strathclyde
… → 30 Jun 2016
Award Date: 30 Jun 2016
Master of Science, University of Edinburgh
Award Date: 1 Jan 2005
Bachelor of Arts, University of Strathclyde
Award Date: 1 Jan 2002
- Regional economic analysis
- Energy-economy-environmental modelling
- Renewable energy technologies and policies
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EPSRC IAA Bridging the Gap
Owens, S. R., McGrane, S., Allan, G. & Macdonald, M.
1/09/22 → 1/09/23
Project: Internally funded project
XROTOR (H2020 LC SC3) X-Shaped Radical Offshore Wind Turbine For Overall Cost Of Energy Reduction'
Leithead, B., Allan, G., Anaya-Lara, O., Carroll, J., Jamieson, P. & Stock, A.
European Commission - Horizon 2020
1/01/21 → 31/12/23
Resilience in a behavioural/Keynesian regional modelAllan, G., Figus, G., McGregor, P. G. & Swales, J. K., 1 Jun 2021, In: Environment and Planning A. 53, 4, p. 858-876 19 p., 53(4).
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile24 Downloads (Pure)
Scotland's industrial water use: understanding recent changes and examining the futureAllan, G. J., McGrane, S. J., Roy, G. & Baer, T. M., 30 Apr 2020, In: Environmental Science and Policy. 106, p. 48-57 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Data for: "2018 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Scotland"
Williamson, J. (Contributor), Figus, G. (Creator), Allan, G. (Creator) & Pillai, S. S. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 10 Jun 2022
Data for: "Resilience in a behavioural/Keynesian regional model"
Allan, G. (Creator), Figus, G. (Creator), McGregor, P. (Creator) & Swales, J. (Contributor), figshare, 23 Feb 2023
Essays in the multi-sectoral economic modelling of energy technologies and policiesAuthor: Allan, G., 1 Dec 2016
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis
UKERC workshop on the impact of non-energy policies on the energy system
Grant Allan (Participant), Peter McGregor (Participant), Andrew Ross (Participant) & Graeme Roy (Participant)2019
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Participation in workshop, seminar, course
Better Metrics for More Effective Decision-making: The Need for a Regionally based Global Environmental Measurement and Monitoring Network
Scott McGrane (Participant), Grant Allan (Participant) & Graeme Roy (Participant)15 Sep 2018
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Organiser 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 Portal › Policy and legislation, Economic and commerceFile