Economy

The Case for Industry Sector Strategies

Author / Creator: Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Media type: Report

Date published: 2023

The Prime Minister and the Chancellor, have seen no need to systematically support British industry in the face of fierce global competition


From Growth to Good a ten-year growth plan for Scotland

Author / Creator: Dan Turner

Media type: Report

Date published: 2023

Without higher rates of growth, we risk a corrosive culture where people come to think of the world as a zero-sum game – where we fight to claim our share of a diminishing pie; where we reach the view that in order for us to win, somebody else must lose. It is a path we must not choose.


WELLWASHING: WHY A SUPERFICIAL APPROACH TO WELLBEING ECONOMICS WILL FAIL

Author / Creator: Iain Black

Media type: Report

Date published: 2023

An approach to economics that increases as maximises wellbeing must do so despite and regardless of the impact this approach would have on growth.


The Hallmark of the UK Economy is Stagnation

Author / Creator: Ross McAlinden

Media type: Article

Date published: 2023

Scotland’s economic advantages have been squandered by the UK for too long.


The UK’s Regional Inequalities in Comparative Perspective: Dynamics and Consequences

Author / Creator: Samuel MacKinnon

Media type: Briefing Paper

Date published: 2019

Compared to neighbouring northern European states, the UK is among the most unequal in terms of regional distributions of wealth.


The costs of Brexit for the Scottish and UK economies so far

Author / Creator: Samuel MacKinnon

Media type: Briefing Paper

Date published: 2019

We estimate the cost of Brexit to Scotland’s economy so far [2019] to have been £3.4 billion.


Impacts of Brexit Across Income and Demographic Groups in Scotland

Author / Creator: Emma MacFarlane

Media type: Briefing Paper

Date published: 2020

The negative economic impact of Brexit ... for residents of Scotland.


Defining and Quantifying the Wellbeing Economic Approach

Author / Creator: Ross McAlinden

Media type: Report

Date published: 2023

An international analysis of wellbeing economics with a focus on measuring and quantifying success


Defining and Quantifying the Wellbeing Economic Approach

Author / Creator: Ross McAlinden

Media type: Report

Date published: 2023

An international analysis of wellbeing economics with a focus on measuring and quantifying success


Public Attitudes Toward Wellbeing Economics in Scotland

Author / Creator: : Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp

Media type: Report

Date published: 2020

Public attitude towards the adoption of a wellbeing economic approach in Scotland.


The Wellbeing Economic Approach is the path to independence

Author / Creator: Believe in Scotland

Media type: Article

Date published: 2023

The single biggest roadblock to achieving independence is the lack of an inspiring vision of the kind of nation an independent Scotland should become.


Is it right to ignore human responsibilities?

Author / Creator: David Bone

Media type: Article

Date published: 2023

Can a rights-based approach function in an economic system?


GERS and the Mismanagement of the Economy

Author / Creator: Bottom Line

Media type: Article

Date published: 2023

The latest Government Expenditure and Revenue in Scotland (GERS) statistics on Scotland’s public finances provide stark evidence on the mismanagement of the economy by the UK Government.


Divergence Makes Independence Inevitable

Author / Creator: Believe in Scotland

Media type: Opinion

Date published: 2023

What should the purpose of the economy be? 


Wellwashing. Why a superficial approach to Wellbeing Economics will fail

Author / Creator: Iain Black

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published: 2023

An approach to economics that increases as maximises wellbeing must do so despite and regardless of the impact this approach would have on growth.


Giving Substance to the Wellbeing Economy

Author / Creator: Kate Forbes

Media type: Discussion Paper

Date published: 2023

The Scottish Government to move beyond soundbites about a Wellbeing Economy and produce a plan that has the substance to deliver on its promises.


The Scottish Economy and Nationalism: Constructing Scotland's Imagined Economy

Author / Creator: James Foley

Media type: Book

Date published: 2023

"The 'Scottish economy' continues to dominate - and to limit - debate about the country's future."


The Scottish Economy and Nationalism: Constructing Scotland's Imagined Economy

Author / Creator: James Foley

Media type: Book

Date published: 2023

 "The idea of a Scottish economy is both recent and contested."


Understanding Scotland Report Wave 7 Economy

Author / Creator: Diffley Partnership

Media type: survey report

Date published: 2023

Diffley Partnership latest [May 2023] research finds that the cost of living continues to drive Scots to make difficult choices.


How we forecast the Scottish economy

Author / Creator: Scottish Fiscal Commission

Media type: Report

Date published: 2021

This report describes how we produce our five-year forecasts of the Scottish economy.