FAI Publications, Scottish Economy

A review of todays FAI Quarterly Economic Commentary with Deloitte, September 2020

Mairi Spowage, Deputy Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute is joined by Adam McGeoch and David Eiser of the Fraser of Allander Institute and Steve Williams, Senior Partner at Deloitte to discuss todays Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary.

The Institute sets out the key messages from the latest Quarterly Economic Commentary, including the latest analysis of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Scottish economy and will gain insight from Steve on the role Deloitte have had in supporting businesses in the last few months.

Mairi Spowage, Fraser of Allander Institute

Adam McGeoch, Fraser of Allander Institute
David Eiser, Fraser of Allander Institute
Steve Williams, Deloitte

(00:30) – Brief overview of commentary, Mairi
(2:23) – Overview of the Scottish economy and results from the commentary, Adam
(7:15) – Considerations of businesses, Steve
(18:00)Implications for the Scottish budget, David


Mairi is the Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute. Previously, she was the Deputy Chief Executive of the Scottish Fiscal Commission and the Head of National Accounts at the Scottish Government and has over a decade of experience working in different areas of statistics and analysis.

David is Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Fraser of Allander Institute



Adam is an Economist Fellow at the FAI who works closely with FAI partners and specialises in business analysis. Adam's research typically involves an assessment of business strategies and policies on economic, societal and environmental impacts. Adam also leads the FAI's quarterly Scottish Business Monitor.

Find out more about Adam.