Speech by Denis Curran at a Scottish Parliament Welfare Reform Committee about foodbank use.
Economic analyses and critiques, including a focus on sustainability, inclusive growth and the community economy.
After a century and more when Scotland has been one of the ‘poor relations’ within the UK, it now has a poverty rate which is lower than the national average.
Analysis of Scotland’s past and future fiscal position in light of latest GERS (2014)report from the Scottish Government and latest Economic and Fiscal Outlook by the OBR.
This year’s budget is a critical milestone on the road to the European elections, the Scottish Referendum and primarily next year’s general election. So what should George Osborne do?
Report on land value taxation debate at the Scottish rural housing conference.
By Professor Phillip Schlesinger, Professor of Cultural Policy, The University of Glasgow. Last November, the Scottish Government published Scotland’s Future – its White Paper on independence. Although considerable attention has been devoted to broadcasting, very little indeed has been given to film. It is very timely, therefore, that the first ever conference convened to discuss independence and the future of…
Is it credible for a post-independent Scotland to retain the pound sterling by remaining part of a sterling zone?
Why learning is central to city futures: Bringing worldwide perspectives to local possibilities A policy briefing from PASCAL International Observatory by John Tibbitt, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow Cities in the world economy Over half of the world’s population now live in cities, and cities account for by the largest share of…
The Sociology subject area at the University of Glasgow are pleased to announce that this year Professor Nancy Fraser will be giving our annual Frisby Memorial Lecture. Speaker: Professor Nancy Fraser (University of Cambridge and New School for Social Research) on “Behind Marx’s ‘Hidden Abode’: Toward and Expanded Conception of Capitalism” Wednesday 12 February 2014,…
Commentary on the White Paper setting out the SNP’s stall for an independent Scotland on a range of economic issues from the currency to fiscal policy.