Dr Stuart McIntyre

Senior Lecturer


Personal statement

Stuart McIntyre is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics, and Head of Research at the Fraser of Allander Institute.

He is a Research Associate at the ONS funded Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence, and a Faculty Research Affiliate at the Regional Research Institute at West Virginia University.

He is also on the editorial board of the ESRC funded Economics Observatory (https://www.coronavirusandtheeconomy.com/) which was set up at the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic to bridge the gap between academic research, government policy and the general public.

Stuart has research interests in applied economics, regional and spatial economics.

He is very willing to supervise suitably qualified PhD students in his fields of interest.

Stuart will also provide economic advice on a consultancy basis.

Stuart currently teaches on the MRes (Introduction to Quantitative Methods), MBA (Scenario Thinking for Global Challenges), MSc Applied Economics (Regional Development Policy) and Undergraduate Economics (Intermediate Microeconomics) programmes.

Stuart's personal website with the latest information on his latest research is accessible here and you can connect with him on Linkedin here and Twitter here (@stuartgmcintyre).


Has expertise in:

    Stuart's research interests are in applied economics.

    Please see his own personal webpage (https://sites.google.com/view/stuartgmcintyre) for more details on Stuart's research interests. 

    Stuart is very happy to supervise suitably qualified PhD students in any area of his research interests; please get in touch if you want to discuss a potential research project.

Prizes and awards

2nd Place in Annual Epainos Prize at ERSA Conference

More prizes and awards


Reconciled estimates and nowcasts of regional output in the UK
Koop Gary, McIntyre Stuart, Mitchell James, Poon Aubrey
National Institute Economic Review Vol 253, pp. R44-R59 (2020)
Regional output growth in the United Kingdom : more timely and higher frequency estimates from 1970
Koop Gary, McIntyre Stuart, Mitchell James, Poon Aubrey
Journal of Applied Econometrics Vol 35, pp. 176-197 (2020)
UK regional nowcasting using a mixed frequency vector autoregressive model with entropic tilting
Koop Gary, McIntyre Stuart, Mitchell James
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Vol 183, pp. 91-119 (2020)
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)
Regional nowcasting : an illustration using the Scottish economy
Koop Gary, McIntyre Stuart, Allan Grant, Smith Paul
Sankhya B, pp. 1-25 (2018)
Green in the heart or greens in the wallet? The spatial uptake of small-scale renewable technologies
Allan Grant J, McIntyre Stuart G
Energy Policy Vol 102, pp. 108-115 (2017)

More publications


Stuart currently teaches on the MRes (Introduction to Quantitative Methods), MBA (Scenario Thinking for Global Challenges), MSc Applied Economics (Regional Development Policy) and Undergraduate Economics (Intermediate Microeconomics) programmes.

Research interests

My main areas of research interest relate to applied economics, with applications in regional economics, environmental and energy economics, applied microeconomics and spatial econometrics.


Professional activities

Regional Research Institute (External organisation)
Fraser of Allander Election 2021 Podcast Series
Fraser of Allander Institute 2021 Scottish Election Webinar
A future Scottish independence referendum? The economic debate
Economics Observatory (Journal)
Associate Editor
Scottish Parliament - Festival of Politics

More professional activities


Fraser of Allander Election 2021 Briefing
Congreve, Emma (Principal Investigator) Mitchell, Mark (Co-investigator) McIntyre, Stuart (Co-investigator) Eiser, David (Co-investigator) Spowage, Mairi (Co-investigator) Watts, Robert (Co-investigator) McGeoch, Adam (Researcher) Cooper, Benjamin (Researcher) Black, James (Researcher) Brocek, Frantisek (Researcher)
24-Jan-2021 - 04-Jan-2021
Advance Evaluation Methods - Course for Economic Development Association Scotland
Roy, Graeme (Principal Investigator) McIntyre, Stuart (Principal Investigator)
CPD course - advanced evaluation methods for policymaking
Class Size and Human Capital Accumulation
Gehrsitz, Markus (Principal Investigator) McIntyre, Stuart (Co-investigator) Roy, Graeme (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 28-Jan-2021
Econometric Evaluation of HIE and SE Grants
McIntyre, Stuart (Principal Investigator) Gehrsitz, Markus (Co-investigator) Roy, Graeme (Co-investigator)
02-Jan-2018 - 31-Jan-2019
Labour market transitions of low paid workers in the UK (JARA Studentship)
McIntyre, Stuart (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 30-Jan-2021
Research to estimate the cost of a child in Scotland
Roy, Graeme (Principal Investigator) Farrugia, Ben (Co-investigator) McInally, Lauren (Co-investigator) McIntyre, Stuart (Co-investigator)
18-Jan-2018 - 03-Jan-2018

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