Ms Emma Congreve

Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow


Personal statement

Emma Congreve is a Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow and Deputy Director at the Fraser of Allander Institute. Emma's work at the Institute is focussed on policy analysis, covering a wide range of areas of social and economic policy. 

Emma is an experienced economist and has previously held roles as a senior economist at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and as an economic adviser within the Scottish Government. 

Her particular area of expertise is economic policy relating to low income households. She also has a background in a range of policy areas, including local government finance and environment and agricultural economic policy. 



Annex B : Replicating the Costs Presented in the Independent Review of Adult Social Care
Congreve Emma, Cooper Benjamin, Crummey Ciara, Bucher Pauline
Annex C : Financial Memorandum - National Care Service
Congreve Emma, Cooper Benjamin, Crummey Ciara, Bucher Pauline
Annex A : Summary of Scottish Government Research and Analysis of the NCS
Congreve Emma, Cooper Benjamin, Crummey Ciara, Bucher Pauline
Social Care Reform in Scotland : Context, Costs and Questions
Congreve Emma, Cooper Benjamin, Crummey Ciara, Bucher Pauline
Modelling Packages to Meet Scotland's Child Poverty Targets : Scenarios, Benefits and Trade-offs
Congreve Emma, Kumar Ashwin, Harrison Jordan, Watts Rob, McGregor Peter, Connolly Kevin, McHardy Fiona, Cowan Neil
Epilepsy and Employment : a Scoping Exercise for Epilepsy Scotland
Findlay Patricia, McQuarrie Johanna, Congreve Emma

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Research interests

Issues affecting low income households including social security & low pay

Child poverty

Inclusive growth and 'wellbeing' policy

Modelling of household incomes

Labour market & employability

Disability (particularly Learning Disabilities)

Social Care

Policy appraisal and evaluation

Professional activities

Presentation to Prince's Trust employability leads
Scottish Women's Budget Group
Scottish Parliament Education, Children and Young People Committee
Witness at Scottish Parliament Equality, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee
Interview for Broadcast Media - BBC Radio
Interview for broadcast media - ITV Border

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Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on income: labour market changes and policy solutions
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator) Eiser, David (Co-investigator)
10-Jan-2022 - 30-Jan-2022
JRF: Partnership proposal
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator)
Collaboartive project with stanadard short-form collaboratio agreement.
01-Jan-2022 - 30-Jan-2022
Costing the New National Care System
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator) Connolly, Kevin (Co-investigator) Cooper, Benjamin (Co-investigator) Crummey, Ciara (Co-investigator)
Collabaorative Project - Short form collaboration agreement
31-Jan-2022 - 30-Jan-2022
Trends in Socio-Economic Determinants of Health Inequalities in Scotland
Eiser, David (Principal Investigator) Congreve, Emma (Co-investigator) Smith, Kat (Co-investigator) Spowage, Mairi (Co-investigator) Stewart, Ellen (Co-investigator)
10-Jan-2022 - 30-Jan-2022
Partners in Change - Robertson Trust
Davidson, Jennifer (Principal Investigator) Congreve, Emma (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2024
Epilepsy and Employment
McQuarrie, Johanna (Co-investigator) Findlay, Patricia (Principal Investigator) Congreve, Emma (Co-investigator)
30-Jan-2021 - 14-Jan-2022

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