Alec is a Lecturer in Government & Business at King's Business School. His research centres on the use of evidence in policy making and practice across the public sector with a particular focus on health and social care.
He previously spent five years at the Policy Innovation Research Unit at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Prior to entering academia he worked in NHS administration and management.
Boaz, A.,Davies, H., Fraser, A.,& Nutley, S. (2019) What Works Now? Evidence-informedpolicy and practice revisited.Policy Press, Bristol. https://policy.bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/what-works-now
Fraser, A.,Baeza, J., Boaz, A., & Ferlie, E. (2019). Biopolitics, space and hospital reconfiguration. Social Science & Medicine.230, 111-121 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277953619302114
Jones, L., Fraser, A., & Stewart, E. (2019).Exploring the neglected and hidden dimensions of large-scale healthcare change.Sociology of Health & Illness https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1467-9566.12923
Fraser, A., Tan, S., Lagarde, M., & Mays, N. (2018). Narratives of promise, narratives of caution: A review of the literature on Social Impact Bonds. Social policy & administration, 52(1), 428. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/spol.12260
Fraser, A., Baeza, J. I., & Boaz, A. (2017). “Holding the line”: a qualitative study of the role of evidence in early phase decision-making in the reconfiguration of stroke services in London. Health Research Policy and Systems, 15(1), 45 https://health-policy-systems.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12961-017-0207-7