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Personal Statement

Grant Allan is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics and Deputy Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute. Prior to 2013, he was a Research Assistant and Research Fellow in the Fraser of Allander Institute.

Grant has research interests in applied regional economic analysis and modelling, particularly in the areas of energy and tourism.

He is very willing to supervise suitably qualified PhD students in his fields of interest.

Grant currently teaches Macroeconomics (3rd year); Energy Economics (MSc); Socioeconomics of Energy (DTC in Wind and Marine Energy Systems); and Socio-economic and policy of offshore renewables (Industrial Doctorate Centre in Offshore Renewable Energy).

He is Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes for the Department of Economics and Director of MSc in Applied Economics and MSc in Economics and Finance.

Expertise & Capabilities

Energy-economy-environmental modelling;

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.

Teaching Interests

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: Macroeconomics (3rd year); Natural Resources and Environmental and Energy Economics (Honours); Energy Economics (MSc); and on courses in the Wind and MarineEnergy Systems Centre of Doctoral Training and the Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE). 

Research Interests

My main research interests relate to:

Energy-economy-environmental modelling

Applied regional economic analysis

Renewable energy technologies and policies

Education/Academic qualification

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

Keywords

  • Regional economic analysis
  • Energy-economy-environmental modelling
  • Renewable energy technologies and policies

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Research Output

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    Scotland's industrial water use: understanding recent changes and examining the future

    Allan, 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 journalArticle

    Datasets

    UK Input-Output table disaggregated by electricity production sectors

    Allan, G. (Creator), Connolly, K. (Creator) & Ross, A. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 7 Aug 2019

    Dataset

    UK Social Accounting Matrix disaggregated by electricity production sectors

    Ross, A. (Creator), Allan, G. (Creator) & Connolly, K. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 7 Aug 2019

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    Thesis

    Essays in the multi-sectoral economic modelling of energy technologies and policies

    Author: Allan, G., 1 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: McGregor, P. (Supervisor) & Bellingham, R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Activities

    • 9 Participation in conference
    • 7 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 2 Organiser of special symposia
    • 2 Membership of committee

    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 typesParticipation 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 typesOrganiser of special symposia

    Impacts

    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

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