Mr Benjamin Cooper

Knowledge Exchange Assistant


Personal statement

Ben Cooper is a Knowledge Exchange Assistant working within the Fraser of Allander Institute whilst studying for his MSc on the Scottish Graduate Programme for Economics at the University of Edinburgh. 

He joined the FAI in 2018 as an intern whilst studying for his BSc Hons in Economics, working on a research project that analysed the effects of the 2014 BAC reduction in Scotland.

His current research interests are in economic consultancy, economic policy and also the economics at the nexus of health and crime. 


Drink, death and driving : do blood alcohol content limit reductions improve road safety?
Cooper Benjamin, Gehrsitz Markus, McIntyre Stuart G
Health Economics Vol 29, pp. 841-847 (2020)
Estimating the relationship between exports and the labour market in the UK
Black James, Spowage Mairi, Cooper Ben, McGeoch Adam, Watts Robert
The Impact of Covid-19 on the Renfrewshire Economy
McGeoch Adam, Brocek Frantisek, Spowage Mairi, Cooper Ben
Orkney Islands Economic Review
Cooper Ben, McGeoch Adam, Roy Graeme, Spowage Mairi
Inclusive Growth in Northern Ireland
Congreve Emma, Spowage Mairi, Cooper Ben
The Relationship Between Infrastructure and Inclusive Economic Growth : Evidence Review
Roy Graeme, Cooper Ben

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