Ms Emma Congreve

Knowledge Exchange Fellow

Economics

Personal statement

Emma Congreve is a Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Fraser of Allander Institute, leading the Institute’s work on poverty, inequality and inclusive growth. 

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. 

 

Research interests

Issues affecting low income households including social security & low pay

Inclusive growth and 'wellbeing' policy

Modelling of household incomes

Labour market

Professional activities

Fraser of Allander COVID-19 Webinar
Participant
15/5/2020
Fraser of Allander Podcast series
Contributor
3/2020

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Projects

Data for Children's Collaborative - Socioeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 on Children in Scotland
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator)
Collaborative project to understand potential socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 on children in Scotland, data that exists and users of that data.
03-Jan-2020 - 02-Jan-2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation: Poverty in Scotland 2019
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator)
Poverty in Scotland 2019 looks at the impact that governments have had on
poverty in Scotland over the past 20 years and how this evidence can be used to
inform policy development for the future. This report underlines the importance
of housing costs, alongside social security and work, in solving poverty in
Scotland.
05-Jan-2019 - 07-Jan-2019

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