Ms Emma Congreve

Principal Knowledge Exchange Fellow

Economics

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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. 

 

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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

Final event: Gaps and prioirities in child poverty research in Scotland
Chair
17/6/2024
Health and Care Futures: Thematic areas workshop
Participant
30/5/2024
Our general election series gets underway following last week’s announcements
Contributor
28/5/2024
Impact of the Scottish Child Payment on the need for food banks
Contributor
21/5/2024
Poor but improving: economy slowly recovers in line with expectations
Contributor
28/3/2024
Tackling child poverty through research in economics: Experts by experience workshop
Chair
26/3/2024

More professional activities

Projects

Policy Research Unit: Improving Health and Reducing Inequalities in Scotland
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator) Smith, Kat (Co-investigator) Stewart, Ellen (Co-investigator)
12-Jan-2024 - 31-Jan-2027
Exploring the impact of the Scottish Child Payment on the need for food banks
Randolph, Hannah (Principal Investigator) Congreve, Emma (Co-investigator) Lenhart, Otto (Co-investigator) Romiti, Agnese (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2024 - 30-Jan-2024
FROM COMPETITION TO COLLABORATION: THE INTERFACE BETWEEN INFORMAL AND FORMAL CARERS
Congreve, Emma (Co-investigator)
04-Jan-2023 - 03-Jan-2024
Additional living costs for people with a learning disability
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator) McFadyen, Chirsty (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2023 - 31-Jan-2024
Health Foundation - cohort analysis of socioeconomic drivers of drug deaths
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator) Catalano, Allison (Co-investigator) Gillan, Brodie (Co-investigator)
13-Jan-2023 - 29-Jan-2024
Extra Costs of Disability
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator) McFadyen, Chirsty (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2023 - 18-Jan-2024

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Contact

Ms Emma Congreve
Principal Knowledge Exchange Fellow
Economics

Email: emma.j.congreve@strath.ac.uk
Tel: 548 4921