Fraser of Allander Institute

Department of EconomicsFraser of Allander Institute (FAI)

The FAI publishes a range of reports covering a wide range of different topics. These include our regular reports such as the Fraser Economic Commentary, Scotland's Budget and Labour Market Trends. For more information on these reports see the pages listed above. 

Alongside this, we also publish individual reports which summarise our academic research or commissioned studies. Some of these are listed below. For a full list of all our publications see here or at our news & events page.

Alternatively, a full list of each staff member's publications is available on the Our People section of the website.

We also regularly publish shorter articles here.

The Fraser also regularly produces and uses multi-sectoral economic accounts. We are keen that such databases are available to the wider academic and research community for their use.

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Department of Economics Research Areas



Other publications

Scottish Labour Market Trends

Labour Market Trends was jointly produced by The Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) and The Scottish Centre for Employment Research (SCER) and aimed to shed light on key developments in Scotland’s labour market. Alongside a summary of trends and the future outlook, the report also highlighted longer trend developments and areas for discussion.

Addleshaw Goddard - FAI Scottish Business Monitor

For more information, please see the page on the Addleshaw Goddard Scottish Business Monitor.

Oil and Gas survey

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce is independently conducted by the Fraser of Allander Institute.  It is produced in partnership with the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce and KPMG. 

The survey was established in 1996 and is published bi-annually.  It provides an authoritative overview of trends in activity, investment, employment and optimism in the UKCS and internationally. It also explores key policy questions of the day and the implications for business. Its findings are used by both Scottish Chambers of Commerce and British Chambers of Commerce to develop national energy policy.

The Quarterly Economic Indicator

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce Economic Development Intelligence Unit produce the Quarterly Economic Indicator in conjunction with the Fraser of Allander Institute. It is Scotland's longest running business survey of its kind and regularly provides an accurate and authoritative picture of the health of the Scottish economy and the issues facing businesses across various sectors.

Copies of the QEI and the press releases can be downloaded from the Scottish Chamber of Commerce web page here.


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