Scottish Economy

Podcast: Understanding New Routes and a guide to throughcare with The Wise Group

Benjamin Cooper is joined by Tony Shemwell and Hamish Robertson of the The Wise Group, a social enterprise in Scotland aiming to lift people out of poverty, to discuss their New Routes mentoring programme and the future of throughcare in Scotland.

Benjamin Cooper, Associate Economist, Fraser of Allander Institute

Tony Shemwell, The Wise Group
Hamish Robertson, The Wise Group

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Ben is an economist at the Fraser of Allander Institute working across a number of projects areas. He has a Masters in Economics from the University of Edinburgh, and a degree in Economics from the University of Strathclyde.

His main areas of focus are economic policy, social care and criminal justice in Scotland. Ben also co-edits the quarter Economic Commentary and has experience in business survey design and dissemination.