Dr Alasdair Rutherford
Co-Investigator | University of Stirling
Alasdair is a senior lecturer in social statistics in the School of Applied Social Science (SASS) at the University of Stirling, which he joined in January 2013. He is a research economist with experience in academia, the public and voluntary sectors, and consultancy work. Alasdair has a BSc in Artificial Intelligence and Psychology from the University of Edinburgh (1999); a BA in Economics and Sociology from the Open University (2005); an MSc in Economics from the University of Edinburgh (2006) and his PhD in Economics from the University of Stirling (2011). Before joining SASS, Alasdair was a Research Fellow in the ESRC Centre for Population Change between September 2010 and December 2012. His research is mainly focused on applied econometrics and statistical work using both large survey and administrative datasets. His research interests include ageing; social care; informal care; charities and non-profits; and the economics of volunteering.