Small Economy Insights for a Post-Brexit Scotland

Dr David Skilling is Director at Landfall Strategy Group, a Singapore-based economic and political research and advisory firm – see @dskilling on twitter,  www.landfallstrategy.com The Brexit vote places Scotland in a challenging situation. A hard Brexit would risk Scotland’s market access to the EU, the destination of 15% of its …

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August 2016 Nowcasts of the Scottish economy

Grant Allan & Stuart McIntyre, Fraser of Allander Institute, Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde This post also appears on our Nowcasting blog: www.nowcastingscotland.com Following the release of the Fraser Commentary last week, today we release the results of our latest nowcasts of the Scottish economy. These are the first …

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Yesterday’s Economic Statistics…..Revisions, Revisions, Revisions

Grant Allan, Stuart McIntyre, Graeme Roy, Fraser of Allander Institute, Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde Yesterday’s economic figures for Scotland give us a better picture of the health of the Scottish economy and its likely resilience to coping with the heightened uncertainty post-EU referendum. The focus of comment thus …

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Uncertainty, volatility and structural challenges – welcome to a post-Brexit World!

Julia Darby, Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde Tomorrow we will obtain an indication of the strength of the Scottish economy with GDP data for Q1 2016 published alongside jobs data for the period up to May. They are likely to show that the Scottish economy remains fragile, driven largely …

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Fraser of Allander Business Survey: First Reactions to EU Referendum Outcome

Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde To help obtain a picture of how businesses are reacting to the decision to leave the EU, we undertook a survey of Scottish companies to gauge their initial assessment of what the outcome means for them and their future plans. The survey was …

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