Monthly Archives: October 2013

Estimating Scotland’s spending needs

This blog describes recent research which estimates Scotland’s relative spending need for devolved public services to be about 6% higher than for the UK as a whole. It has long been recognised that Scotland spends more per capita on devolved … Continue reading

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International Conference on the Economics of Constitutional Change

The International Conference on the Economics of Constitutional Change, held in Edinburgh on the 19th and 20th of September 2013, brought together leading academics and policy makers to review the Scottish independence debate within the context of wider international experiences. … Continue reading

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