Prof. Dr. Robert Wright
Professor of Economics in the Strathclyde Business School. He is the Research Co-ordinator of the Demography and Social Justice Programme at the Scottish Economic Policy Network; a Senior Associate of Fraser of Allander Institute, Glasgow; a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour, Bonn; a Senior External Demographic Expert at the Office of National Statistics, London; a member of the Office of National Statistics National Population Projections Expert Advisory Panel; a member of the Expert Group of the Board of Actuarial Standards; a member of the Advisory Board of the Economics Network; a member of the Advisory Network of the Social Justice Foundation; and a Fellow of the World Demographic Association, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
He was a Board Member of the Scottish Parliament’s Positive Ageing Project. His research interests are in the areas of population economics, labour economics, inequality and poverty and applied econometrics and statistics. His publications include 100 articles in refereed journals, 4 books and 22 book chapters.