Questions and answers about
the UK economy.


Filter by surname

Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde

David Eiser

David leads the Fraser of Allander Institute’s work on fiscal policy. He is an expert on fiscal devolution and the devolved budgets. He has been adviser to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee since 2016. David also has research interests in inequality and labour markets, and was previously a commissioner on the Scottish Government’s Poverty and Inequality Commission.

University of Exeter

Lee Elliot Major

Lee Elliot Major OBE is Britain’s first Professor of Social Mobility, based at the University of Exeter. His Penguin book Social Mobility and Its Enemies, co-authored with Stephen Machin, has attracted attention across the world. His book What Works?, provides evidence-informed tips for teachers to improving learning. His expertise is in social mobility, education inequality and the use of evidence to improve outcomes for poorer pupils. He was formerly Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust.

University of Cambridge

Matt Elliott

Matt Elliott is Reader of Economics at the University of Cambridge and fellow of Jesus College Cambridge. He works on social and economic networks. A major research focus of his is how social and economic relationships between businesses affect the functioning of markets. He was awarded the Aliprantis Prize by the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory in 2012 (joint with Ben Golub, Harvard) and the Wiley Prize in Economics by the British Academy in 2017. He is the principal investigator of the European Research Council grant Embedded Markets and the Economy.

Aston Business School, Aston University

Caroline Elliott

Caroline is Deputy Dean and an Economics Professor at Aston Business School. An industrial economist, her research has focused on marketing and pricing strategies in various industry settings, and on competition policy impacts. Caroline is Deputy Director of The Economics Network which promotes the quality of university economics teaching and learning across the UK. In her pedagogical research she focuses on technology enhanced learning, games in teaching, and alternative assessment methods.

University of Oxford

Martin Ellison

Martin is Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Nuffield College. He has published on a wide range of topics in macroeconomics and acted as a consultant to the Bank of England and the European Central Bank. Recently, he has held visiting professor positions at Universita Autònoma Barcelona and the University of British Columbia. He is currently a member of the Finnish Economic Policy Council and a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Northwestern University

Jeffrey Ely

Jeff Ely is the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Economics at Northwestern University and an accomplished latte-artist. He is the director of the Program in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences at Northwestern, a member of several editorial boards and co-author of the blog Cheap Talk.