What is the possibility of an Edinburgh-Glasgow economic system and why have policy efforts to promote the system have come and gone?
Economic analyses and critiques, including a focus on sustainability, inclusive growth and the community economy.
An online round table discussion with Lord Sainsbury to discuss industrial policy issues highlighted in his book Windows of Opportunity: How Nations Create Wealth.
This event connected the public with the academic evidence and arguments for and against radical policy changes that might solve problems arising from the COVID-19 crisis.
By Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University of Glasgow 2020 has been a year in which we have been tackling the profound economic and social consequences of an unforeseen situation, the scale and scope of which few could have predicted. Unfortunately, there is now every chance that 2021 will be a year defined…
Three important reasons to support the normalisation of a living wage.
Dr David Waite analyses the implications of the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government, published 1 September 2020.
From COVID-19 to COP26: Forging a just and sustainable future Glasgow City Council and the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Sustainable Solutions, together with Policy Scotland, are partnering on a series of three Green Recovery Dialogues intended to progress a just and sustainable recovery from COVID-19. The Dialogues, which took place in November/December 2020, will enable better-informed partnership working for achieving the City’s and the University’s ambitious Carbon Neutrality (Net Zero) targets of 2030. …
Paper by Professor Ronald MacDonald in which he analyses two key economic issues of the COVID-19 pandemic: addressing mass unemployment and reforming banking.
Research that reviews what the likely effects of sustained high and increasing rents in Australia will be on an economy, and stresses potential productivity effects.