EVENT: Policy Reunion – Homelessness

Homelessness policy is regarded as one of the major policy achievements of the first session of the Scottish Parliament (1999-2003). In homelessness policy and the treatment of the rights of homeless people, Scotland is regarded internationally as leading the world. The Policy Scotland homelessness policy reunion event provides an opportunity to hear from those most…

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Land Value Taxation

Republished with permission from Professor Ken Gibb, Professor in Housing Economics, University of Glasgow I was speaking at the Scottish rural housing conference in Birnam, north of Perth, on Friday. While I would never claim to have any expertise in rural matters, I am interested in taxation and housing. So, when invited to talk about…

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Learning Cities 2020

Why learning is central to city futures A policy briefing from PASCAL International Observatory by John Tibbitt, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow Bringing worldwide perspectives to local possibilities 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…