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).
Reports and papers published by Policy Scotland and associated programmes and projects.
Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe has published a position paper focussing on the implications of Brexit on environmental law in Scotland.
The EU Leave campaign’s arguments about trade are based on out-dated, irrelevant assumptions and models and following them would be catastrophic for the UK economy.
New Briefing Paper: response to Scottish Government Report to Sounding Board In May 2014, the Land Reform Review Group submitted its final report to the Scottish Government. The First Minister announced in November 2014 that the Government would consequently bring forward a Land Reform Bill, which was published in June 2015 and is currently under…
A written submission from Policy Scotland to the Commission on Local Tax Reform.
Urban Studies postgraduate researcher Kainde Manji talks about her work on welfare reforms and people living with disabilities in Scotland.
Paper on the future prosperity of Scotland in independence viewed from Australia.
A report exploring the challenges facing the Scottish social housing sector, the external risks they face and the ways in which organisations are trying to embed resilience both in terms of individuals and as organisations.
An analysis of fiscal decentralization to Scotland and what sort of budget constraint the Scottish Parliament should operate with.
An independent Scotland’s currency options redux: assessing the costs and benefits of currency choice
Paper demonstrating that all of the currency options available to an independent Scotland come with the price tag of an austerity programme.