Monthly Archives: July 2013

Large Markets, Gains from Trade, and a Puzzle

The latest paper in the UK Government’s Scotland Analysis series was released last week by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The BIS paper describes the benefits of a large market for business, workers and consumers. This detail is … Continue reading

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Student grants in Scotland: a case of the rocks versus the sun?

by Lucy Hunter, Freelance analyst and formerly Head of Higher Education, Science and Student Support in the Scottish Executive From this autumn maintenance grants for Scottish full-time students in higher education will fall sharply in value.  New and existing low-income young students … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Inequality

Nicola McEwen – Energy independence & interdependence

Dr Nicola McEwen of University of Edinburgh, presentation at Global Energy Systems 2013 conference, held at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh on 26th – 28th June 2013. “Energy independence & interdependence: the Scottish context” Continue Reading

Posted in Energy