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International Public Policy Institute Economic Development

Applied expertise in economic development

The University of Strathclyde has an unrivalled expertise in economic development based on theory-informed, policy-relevant research, and high-level, high-impact knowledge exchange.

Strathclyde has a depth and range of applied and interdisciplinary economic development and related expertise that is unrivalled, with a range of clients and partners that include city, regional, national and supranational governments as well as business and industry, established and new entrepreneurs plus NGOs, Trade Unions and the Third Sector.

Strathclyde is home to a number of top-flight centres including the Fraser of Allander Institute, the European Policies Research Centre, the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, the Scottish Centre for Employment Research, plus Strathclyde Business School and the wider University.

For more information please contact Kevin Kane - k.kane@strath.ac.uk

The Fraser of Allander Institute

As the leading centre of research on the Scottish Economy, the Fraser of Allander Institute has an international reputation, developed over 40 years, for rigorous, independent and applied economic research, forecasting and commentary, with strengths in economic and energy modelling. It has recently expanded to provide fiscal analysis.

Find out more about the Fraser of Allander Institute. 

European Policies Research Centre (EPRC)

The EPRC has more than 30 years’ experience in advising the EU and EU regional governments on how best to develop, implement and evaluate regional and industrial development programmes and policies.

Find out more about the European Policies Research Centre.

The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship

Unique in Scotland, the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship is a leading international centre of entrepreneurship, known for its practice-based research and the promotion of entrepreneurship.

Find out more about the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship.

The Scottish Centre for Employment Research (SCER)

SCER undertakes a range of innovative work, from issues of workplace/workforce innovation and enhancing job quality, skills and learning, to the analysis of employment regulation and equality. 

Find out more about the Scottish Centre for Employment Research.