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Dr Grant Allan

Senior Lecturer

Economics

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

Has expertise in:

    Energy-economy-environmental modelling

    Applied regional economic analysis

    Renewable energy technologies and policies

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

Publications

The transition to a low carbon energy system : insights on the role of the oil and gas sector
Allan Grant, Malloy Eleanor
Quarterly Economic Commentary Vol 41, pp. 46-57, (2017)
Greening regional development : employment in low-carbon and renewable energy activities
Allan Grant, McGregor Peter, Swales Kim
Regional Studies Vol 51, pp. 1270-1280, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2016.1205184
How might Brexit impact the UK energy industry?
Allan Grant, Comerford David
Scotland, the UK and BrexitScotland, the UK and Brexit, (2017)
Energy and climate change : challenges and policies
Allan Grant, McGregor Peter G., Swales J. Kim
The Scottish EconomyRegional Development and Public Policy, (2017)
The impacts of temporary but anticipated tourism spending : an application to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Allan Grant J., Lecca Patrizio, Swales Kim
Tourism Management Vol 59, pp. 325–337, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.08.014
Computable general equilibrium modelling in regional science
Allan Grant J., Lecca Patrizio, McGregor Peter G., McIntyre Stuart G., Swales J. Kim
Regional Research FrontiersAdvances in Spatial Science: The Regional Science Series, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-50590-9_4

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Teaching

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); Energy Economics (MSc); and on courses in the Wind and Marine Energy Energy 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

Professional activities

Economic impacts of local energy
Speaker
22/9/2016
Annual Conference of the Regional Studies Association 2016
Speaker
5/4/2016
ClimateXChange Annual meeting 2015
Invited speaker
11/11/2015
ClimateXChange Annual meeting 2015
Invited speaker
10/11/2015
Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section
Speaker
18/8/2015
Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Group meeting
Participant
22/1/2015

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Projects

Energy Saving Innovations and Economy-Wide Rebound Effects
Turner, Karen (Principal Investigator) Allan, Grant (Co-investigator) Swales, John (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Mar-2015 - 28-Feb-2017
The impact of non-energy policies on the energy system
Roy, Graeme (Principal Investigator) Allan, Grant (Co-investigator) Lisenkova, Katerina (Co-investigator) Turner, Karen (Co-investigator) Ross, Andrew (Researcher)
Period 01-Jul-2017 - 31-Dec-2018
ClimateXChange 2017/19 PDRF Economics
Allan, Grant (Principal Investigator) Turner, Karen (Co-investigator) Figus, Gioele (Researcher)
Period 10-Apr-2017 - 09-Apr-2018
ClimateXChange (2016/17)
Allan, Grant (Principal Investigator) Turner, Karen (Co-investigator) Figus, Gioele (Researcher)
Period 01-Apr-2016 - 31-Mar-2017
Doctoral training centre in wind energy systems | Connolly, Kevin
Allan, Grant (Principal Investigator) McIntyre, Stuart (Co-investigator) Connolly, Kevin (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2013 - 01-Oct-2017
NINES Knowledge and Learning
Kockar, Ivana (Principal Investigator) Allan, Grant (Co-investigator) Anaya-Lara, Olimpo (Co-investigator) Clarke, Joseph (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Jun-2015 - 31-Dec-2016

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