Dr Scott McCracken

Lecturer/ Undergraduate Programme Director, Business Economics

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics


01482 464727

Scott McCracken is a lecturer in economics whose research interests include industrial organisation, international trade and other applications of microeconomic theory. 

His current research focuses on the effect of information on the outcomes in imperfectly competitive goods markets.

Scott joined the University of Hull in 2012 after completing his PhD at the Australian National University.


Research Interests

  • Industrial organisation

  • International trade theory

  • Applied microeconomic theory


McCracken S, Ramlogan-Dobson C and Stack M M (2017) 'A gravity model of remittance determinants: evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean', Regional Studies, Vol. 51, pp. 737-749

McCracken S (2015) 'The choice of commodity tax base in the presence of horizontal foreign direct investment', International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 22, pp. 811-833

McCracken S and Stahler F (2010) 'Economic integration and the choice of commodity tax base with endogenous market structures', International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 17, pp. 91-113

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Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Applied Business Economics (Business Economics)

  • Intermediate Mathematical Economic Analysis (Economics)

  • Current Issues in Business Economics (MSc in Economics and Business)

Research PhDs

Scott welcomes applications in industrial organisation, applied microeconomic theory and international trade, game theory.

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

  • Best Module Award - Hull University Union Student-led Teaching Awards 2016

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Economics (Australian National University)

  • BCom (Hons) in Economics (University of Otago)

  • BSc (Hons) in Mathematics (University of Otago)