Short paper on procurement policy was written for the Scottish Government as part of its procurement review.
How output and taxation in relation to North Sea oil and gas activity has an important role to play in the economics and finances of a potentially independent Scotland.
Reflections on the latest oil and gas related analysis by the Scottish Government and the Office for Budget Responsibility by John McLaren, Jo Armstrong and Ken Gibb
Scotland performed better in the latest official releases, with both the economy and employment growing, although unemployment also grew, according to the latest CPPR Briefing Note by John McLaren, Jo Armstrong and Ken Gibb. On an annual basis Scottish GDP has grown by 1.2%, well above the 0.5% seen for the UK. This differential was principally…
Catherine Schenk, Professor of International Economic History, talks about the possibilities for an independent Scotland’s monetary presence in a globalised economy.
Dr Angus Armstrong argues that a stable monetary union between Scotland and the rest of the UK will be very difficult to construct and if an independent Scotland is to prosper, it requires a ‘hard’ currency.
Professor David Adams, University of Glasgow argues there is an urgent need for urban land reform.
A report from the Institute of Health and Wellbeing called Enabling Health and Wellbeing in Later Life, a system that links older people to local community resources through their general practices.