Three economic scenarios for Scotland post-Brexit

Jeremy Peat, Visiting Professor, IPPI, University of Strathclyde. First appeared on IPPI Blog. In my column for this week’s Herald (published on Monday 4th July) I focused on the post Brexit referendum risks and uncertainties now prevailing across our economy and the relatively short-term impact that this is likely to have …

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How might Brexit affect the supply of energy in Scotland?

Grant Allan, Department of Economics and Fraser of Allander Institute The Scotland energy system is currently in the process of an unprecedented restructuring. The implications of the UK’s Brexit vote for these changes over both the short and long term are critical to the future shape of Scotland’s energy mix. …

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Brexit: fiscal implications for the Scottish Government

David Eiser, Fraser of Allander Institute What does the Brexit vote mean for the Scottish Government’s budget? In the short-term, (i.e. until the UK formally leaves the EU), the answer essentially depends on two things. First, how much the UK fiscal outlook worsens as a result of the subsequent economic …

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Brexit: implications for the Scottish labour market

David Eiser, Fraser of Allander Institute Forecasting future change in demographics and the labour market is almost certainly a mugs game. The ONS’ 1996-based population projections for Scotland forecast the Scottish population would decline from 5.1 million to 5 million by 2016. What actually happened is that population decline went …

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Taking back control?

Alf Young, Visiting Professor, International Public Policy Institute, First appeared on IPPI Blog. TAKING back control. That was the core promise of the leave campaign’s message in the EU referendum. In the final televised  debate it was repeated in almost every intervention by all three of its advocates. Little more …

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Brexit And The Scottish Economy: Don’t Panic But Do Worry!

by Brian Ashcroft, Fraser of Allander Institute. First appeared on Scottish Economy Watch. In this blog I shall set out some notes on the nature and direction of the impact of Brexit on the Scottish economy. The Fraser of Allander Institute will be revising its forecasts of Scottish GDP growth, job …

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