Next week’s GERS numbers – Part 2

Next week sees the publication of the latest Government Expenditure and Revenue (GERS) report. In this second blog, we outline what you can expect to see in the numbers and what they might mean for wider debates on Scotland’s public finances.

Estimating Scotland’s fiscal position

Graeme Roy Director, Fraser of Allander Institute There has been a lot of debate in recent days about the statistics covering Scotland’s fiscal position i.e. Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS). Some of this has focussed upon how GERS is produced and who produces it – this blog attempts to clear …

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FAI Commentary on GERS, 2015-16

David Eiser,  Stuart McIntyre & Graeme Roy Fraser of Allander Institute, Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde Today’s release of Government Expenditure and Revenue Statistics (GERS) is likely to re-ignite the constitutional debate in Scotland; sadly, not in the healthiest or most informed way. Aside from the usual debate, today’s statistics …

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