Partner organisations and collaborative projects.

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Poverty research and evidence from Policy Scotland

Policy Scotland has created a easy-to-access collection of its research and resources focused on tackling child poverty including reports on the Child Poverty Strategy and local contributions to tackling poverty and inequality in Scotland, and analysis of models of scenarios and policies to reduce child poverty.

Welfare reform in Scotland: Research, policy and the third sector

Summary and presentations from a Policy Scotland seminar on how academics and partners can influence the developing social security agenda in Scotland and research collaborations can be developed to improve the evidence base for the social security system.

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Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network: priorities, challenges and objectives

The first meeting of the Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network (RIGRN) focused on agreeing a set of objectives to help identify inclusive growth research domains, priorities, and challenges to support the development of a regional inclusive growth (IG) related research agenda in Scotland over the next year.

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Changing the Housing Story – report published

The summary report from the Shaping Futures project is now published, following a launch in Australia. The report contains ten principles for housing policy and tax reform intended to provide a coherent framework for reforming housing policies.

Covers of the full and summary reports for Strengthening Economic Cases for Housing Policies

Strengthening economic cases for housing: the productivity gains from better housing outcomes

Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.