Ms Emma Congreve

Senior 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

Channel 4 news
Interviewee
19/12/2023
BBC Radio Good Morning Scotland
Interviewee
19/12/2023
Weekly update: Social security in an independent Scotland and the implications of the changes to immigration policy
Contributor
8/12/2023
SUII - FROM COMPETITION TO COLLABORATION: THE INTERFACE BETWEEN INFORMAL AND FORMAL CARERS
Participant
4/12/2023
Chartered Institute of Taxation Roundtable on Council Tax
Speaker
29/11/2023
Autumn Statement reaction: a “tax-cutting” statement that continues to raise taxes amid slowing growth – and what does this mean for Scotland?
Contributor
22/11/2023

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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
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
Extra Costs of Disability
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator) McFadyen, Chirsty (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2023 - 18-Jan-2024
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-2023 - 30-Jan-2024
ReWage subgroup: analysis of hospitality labour market data
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator)
15-Jan-2022 - 28-Jan-2023

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Contact

Ms Emma Congreve
Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow
Economics

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