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Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics (CSEDA)

The Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics (CSEDA) offers critical and timely practice-oriented contributions to social, economic, and business research.

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Research Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics (CSEDA)

The Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics (CSEDA) brings together empirical and data-driven quantitative research across the full range of business and economic studies.  Much of the Centre’s activity is organised within four focused research groupings: the Energy Markets Group (EMG), the Quantitative Methods Lab (QML), the Centre for Finance & Investment (CFI) and the Marketing Analytics Group (MAG).  Other CSEDA active research areas include macroeconomics, monetary policy, international finance, corporate governance, behavioural science and labour markets.

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"Professor Mark Schaffer is the Head of CSEDA. Mark attained his PhD in Economics from London School of Economics and has been a member of Heriot-Watt University’s Department of Economics since 1995. His fields of interest include applied econometrics, labour markets, and economic history. Mark has worked as a consultant for organisations including the World Bank, the United Nations, and the Department of International Development of the UK Government. "

Professor Mark Schaffer ,
Head of CSEDA