What is the possibility of an Edinburgh-Glasgow economic system and why have policy efforts to promote the system have come and gone?
The Glasgow Commission for Economic Growth provides strategic advice to the Glasgow City Region City Deal and to the Regional Economic Partnership.
It provides advice on the development of the city-region’s economic strategy and the adaption of the City Deal to take account of inclusive growth and other policy priorities.
The Commission is chaired by Anton Muscatelli, Principal of Glasgow University, and members include senior academics, including Policy Scotland staff, and people with relevant senior government, agency or business experience.
Policy Scotland provides targeted research support to the Commission.
Commission members, including Policy Scotland staff, were also co-opted on to the Glasgow Economic Recovery Group as part of the response to the economic impacts of COVID-19.
Dr David Waite analyses the implications of the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government, published 1 September 2020.
Report from the Glasgow Commission for Economic Growth on the city’s post-pandemic development.
Understanding the impacts of COVID-19 on the Glasgow City Region economy – gauging impacts through big data?
Using data that demonstrates the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown, this article argues that Glasgow city-region economy is an important lens to consider both these impacts and the routes to recovery.
The Policy Scotland project to bring together Glasgow University staff and civic partners to help policymakers respond to the challenges resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19).
This paper sets out the issues that researchers and policymakers will be confronted with when considering the parallels and possible links between the inclusive growth agenda and the deal-based decentralisation agenda (to sub-national entities).