Advisory Council member

Professor Ronald MacDonald OBE 


Ronald MacDonald OBE is currently Professor of Macroeconomics and International Finance, and the former Adam Smith Professor of Political Economy, University of Glasgow.

His research is published in the economics profession’s leading journals and he has over 18,000 citations recorded on Google Scholar. Ronald has also acted as an adviser and consultant to several governments, public and private agencies, including the European Commission, General Secretariat for Development Planning, Qatar, the National Audit Office, the World Bank, the IMF, Credit Suisse First Boston and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

He has also acted as an expert witness to various committees of the Scottish Parliament, the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee and the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee and consistently ranks in the top 1% of the IDEAS/ RePec ranking of over 50,000 economists in the world.