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Personal Statement

Grant Allan is a Reader in the Department of Economics. 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.

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

Grant currently teaches classes in economic modelling and energy economics at PGT 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.

 

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 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.

Research Interests

My main research interests relate to:

Energy-economy-environmental modelling

Applied regional economic analysis

Renewable energy technologies and policies

Multisectoral economic accounting and modelling

 

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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