Briefing notes assesing the implications if Scotland were to vote for independence in 2014.
Professor Ken Gibb, Professor in Housing Economics, on the Scottish Government independence White Paper.
Launch of the EuroFIT which aims to harness the ‘love of the game’ to engage football fans in health-promoting lifestyle changes.
Dr Thomas Lundberg, Lecturer (Politics), University of Glasgow The Scottish Government has published its long-awaited White Paper, Scotland’s Future: Your Guide to an Independent Scotland. The paper sets out the Scottish National Party’s aspirations for an independent Scotland by enhancing democracy, prosperity and fairness, though critics have already claimed that many of these aspirations are…
Policy Scotland‘s second public debate, this time on Regulation in an Independent Scotland. The debate will address issues such as: What kind of regulatory frameworks will Scotland need to maximise its economic performance? What aspects of the economy should Scotland regulate itself, or jointly with rUK? How will be financial sector be regulated in a…
A new study which examines the impact of migrant children on educational attainment in Glasgow schools has shown many teachers view their impact as positive.
What potential is there for the development of a Savings Fund in a post-independence fiscal landscape
This paper by the Centre for Public Policy for Regions shows that oil related tax revenues would fail to fill the gap left from the loss of Barnett-related UK funding in an independent Scotland.
Mechanisms of accountability designed specifically to measure the effectiveness of public services
Research into the first five months of the implementation of the Social Rented Sector Size Criterion underoccupation penalty, popularly known as the ‘Bedroom Tax’, suggested ministers may have significantly overestimated the savings it is likely to generate. The analysis – which ran real data collected by four housing associations since April through a model used in…
Lecture to explain in clear and simple terms, what the welfare state is, how it works, and why it matters.