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The short and long term implications for the Global, UK and Scottish economy, with Stephen Boyle and Professor Andrew Goudie

Graeme Roy is joined by Mairi Spowage and Stephen Boyle of the Fraser of Allander Institute, and Professor Andrew Goudie of the University of Strathclyde to discuss the latest economic implications of the global crisis. The team discuss the current ongoing economic implications for the global, UK and Scottish economies, …

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Coronavirus and impacts on the global economy: view from Hong Kong

Dr Jim Walker, Chief Economist at Aletheia Capital, an independent advisory firm based in Hong Kong, joins Graeme Roy and Mairi Spowage to discuss the global economy and the impact of the coronavirus. They discuss what we know so far about the impact on countries in Asia and emerging markets, …

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Brexit uncertainty and the Scottish economy: Is winter coming?

Last week the Governor of the Bank of England warned that Brexit has created a “high level of uncertainty” and “companies are holding back on making big decisions”. Earlier this month, the Bank cut its growth forecast to just 1.2% for 2019. If this turns out to be correct, this …

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The impact of economic downturns upon the energy transition

This blog discusses research in progress by David Comerford & Alessandro Spiganti, entitled “The Energy Trap”, which was presented at the Royal Economic Society conference at the University of Sussex on 27th March 2018. The presentation slides can be found here. The purpose of this blog is to describe this …

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Trades House Lecture – Text

Our Director, Graeme Roy, delivered the annual Trades House Lecture yesterday titled: ‘Opportunities for Scotland in an unsettled world’. Below is the text of his lecture. The text of his remarks can be downloaded here. For more information about the Trades House Lecture, see here: http://www.tradeshouse.org.uk/education/trades-house-annual-lecture.aspx