Thursday 22nd Jan and Friday 23rd Jan 2015 Policy Scotland is delighted to be co hosting this workshop event with the Urban & Regional Economics Seminar Group and the Centre for Innovation Knowledge and Development (IKD) In January 2015. The workshop will examine the challenges facing the regions and nations of the United Kingdon following…
Economic analyses and critiques, including a focus on sustainability, inclusive growth and the community economy.
Why the Single Supervisory Mechanism is European economic integration’s biggest step since the creation of the euro
The Single Supervisory Mechanism represents a major breakthrough, like the euro in 1999. This is a major change in European economic integration is likely to bring many unforeseen evolutions.
An expert debate on the implications of the Smith recommendations on tax, welfare and the relationships between the UK and Scottish governments.
The leader of Glasgow City Council, Gordon Matheson, talked about the future of the City in the context of the recently agreed City Deal for Glasgow and the Clyde Valley.
About Policy Scotland’s submission to Lord Smith, focused on a number of areas where more information and more thought is needed on the implications of changing tax raising and transferring welfare powers.
Event hosted by the Scottish Cities Knowledge Centre in collaboration with Policy Scotland.
An analysis of fiscal decentralization to Scotland and what sort of budget constraint the Scottish Parliament should operate with.
Sayantan Ghosal argues that there is a narrow window to seize the opportunity for change to the current economic order.
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.
Professor Anton Muscatelli argues that we need to design our economic and political system to place fairness and equality at its heart.