Recent Developments in the Scottish Economy and the Scottish Government's Economic Strategy

Recent Developments in the Scottish Economy and the Scottish Government's Economic Strategy

We were delighted to welcome Dr Graeme Roy, Deputy Director with the Scottish Government Economics Service to the School on Friday, 4 March 2016, as the final guest speaker of the 2015-16 Practitioner Seminar Series. Graeme spoke to both undergraduate and postgraduate students about the 'Recent Developments in the Scottish Economy and the Scottish Government's Economic Strategy' and answered questions from the audience.

Photographs from the seminar are now available and can be viewed on Flickr.

Biography

Dr Graeme Roy, Deputy Director with the Scottish Government Economics Service, attended as the final guest speaker of the 2015-16 Practitioner Seminar Series, and gave a talk on 'Recent Developments in the Scottish Economy and the Scottish Government's Economic Strategy'.Graeme is a Senior Economic Adviser in the Government Economic Service. He is Head of the Office of the Chief Economic Adviser in the Scottish Government, where he is responsible for a team of around 50 economists and statisticians providing analysis across a range of topics including the macroeconomy & labour market, the public finances, business & enterprise, energy & climate change and the development of the government economic strategy.

Prior to joining government, Graeme was an ESRC Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Fraser of Allander and a lecturer in Economics at the University of Strathclyde. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Glasgow and is also a graduate of the University of Edinburgh.

 

Please note: this event was photographed for promotional use by the University in both print and digital material.