Labour Market

Podcast: Scotland’s disability employment gap

Jack and Allison go over findings from the Scottish Government’s recent household poverty publication, which shows that households with have at least one disabled adult are more likely to be in poverty than households without. This recent finding feeds into work that the FAI did in collaboration with the Scottish Parliament Information Centre over the past year, looking at the reasons why disabled adults are less likely to be in work compared to non-disabled adults.

The full report is available here.


Allison is an Associate Economist at the Fraser of Allander Institute. She specialises in socioeconomic inequality and labour market dynamics.

Jack is an economist at the Fraser of Allander Institute.