Stephen Ison

I am an economist and my research interests are at the interface of economics and transport policy. This has involved aviation and surface transport and specifically the implementation of market-based instruments. The focus of my research has been to provide evidence for policy initiatives at local, national and international level. Specific areas include: regulation and deregulation, the growth in low cost carriers, airport ground access, transport and sustainability and the role of car parking policy, road pricing, the workplace parking levy, road safety, gender and transport and the air cargo sector.

I am Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Research in Transportation Business and Management, Elsevier and Associate Editor of the Journal of Transportation Planning and Technology, Taylor and Francis. I am also book series editor of Transport and Sustainability, Emerald and Contemporary Issues in Air Transport, Elsevier.

I have published over 130 peer reviewed academic Journal papers, presented over 135 peer reviewed conference papers and written, co-written and edited 18 books. 

I was appointed to sit on the Airport Terminals and Ground Access, Technical Activities Council Committee, Aviation Group, AV050, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Washington D.C. Post held: 15 April 2019 – 14 April 2022 and selected as member of the Academic Expert Framework for the Commission for Integrated Transport, 2005-2009. I am a Member of the Scientific Committee of the World Conference on Transport Research Society, Topic Area Manager for Area G: Transport Planning and Policy, World Conference on Transport Research Society and Chair of the World Conference on Transport Research Society Special Interest Group (SIG 10) Urban Transport Policy and Planning. I am a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT). I have supervised 20 PhD students to successful completion and am currently supervising Nicolette Formosa winner of the L’Oréal UNESCO for Women in Science, The Royal Academy, May 2018. In May 2019 I gave Oral Evidence to both the Independent Commission on Civil Aviation Noise, and to the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee, Scottish Parliament on the workplace parking levy

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  • Economics | Stephen Ison

    Economics 4th edition is a concise introduction to the core principles of economics, aimed at students taking their first, and probably only, one semester course in Economics. These students may be taking a business related degree, or may be from other degree schemes in the university taking a service course in Introductory Economics.

    There is a balanced split between the micro and macro economics section and the use of case studies and numerous examples makes this a lively little book for the reader. The real difference that this book offers the student is the amount and variety of questioning material that will really test their understanding.

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