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 Faculty Research Affiliate at the Regional Research Institute at West Virginia University.

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 classes on Introduction to Economics (yr1); Microeconomics (yr 3); Quantiative Methods (MRes).

Stuart's personal website with the latest information on his latest research is accessible here.


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


Personal indebtedness, community characteristics and theft crimes
McIntyre Stuart G
Urban Studies (2016)
Local and global spatial effects in hierarchical models
Lacombe Donald J, McIntyre Stuart G
Applied Economics Letters (2016)
The evolution of green jobs in Scotland : a hybrid approach
Connolly Kevin, Allan Grant J, McIntyre Stuart G
Energy Policy Vol 88, pp. 355-360 (2016)
How accurate are forecasts of costs of energy? A methodological contribution
Siddons Craig, Allan Grant, McIntyre Stuart
Energy Policy Vol 87, pp. 224-228 (2015)
Local Authority Personal Social Services Expenditure in England : a Spatial Econometric Approach
McIntyre Stuart, Lacombe Donald
Ageing and the Economy (2015)
Nowcasting the Scottish economy
McIntyre Stuart, Allan Grant, Koop Gary, Smith Paul
Western Regional Science Association (2015)

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I am the lecturer in charge of the 1st year undergraduate class: Introduction to economics, and I teach on the Microeconomics 3 undergraduate class. I also deliver the Quantitive Methods training on the MRes programme in the Business School. I also supervise honours year dissertations in a number of topic areas.

I supervise a range of MSc GEM Summer Projects, MSc Applied Economics dissertations, MBA Projects, and mini-projects for the DTC in Wind Energy Systems.


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

Fraser of Allander COVID-19 Webinar
Newspaper article: 'Do not forget about the north-east'
Fraser of Allander Podcast series
Economics Observatory (External organisation)
Royal Statistical Society Annual Conference
ONS Economic Forum

more professional activities


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
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind & Marine Energy Systems | Garba, Ifeoluwa
Bellingham, Richard (Principal Investigator) McIntyre, Stuart (Co-investigator) Garba, Ifeoluwa (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2015 - 01-Jan-2019

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