Scottish Economy

Weekly update – Emma and Jack discuss the latest economic events

Jack Williamson is joined by Deputy Director, Emma Congreve to discuss the latest ONS GDP data, IMF’s forecast for the UK economy in 2023 and the road ahead for Humza Yousaf as he settles in as FM.


Jack Williamson, Assistant Economist


Emma Congreve, Deputy Director


(00:24) Latest GDP data from the ONS

(02:30) IMF forecast of UK economy in 2023

(05:08) UK Statistical Authority weighs in on proper use of data

(07:48) What have we seen so far from the FM

(09:37) The road ahead for Humza Yousaf


Emma Congreve is a Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow and Deputy Director at the Fraser of Allander Institute. Emma's work at the Institute is focussed on policy analysis, covering a wide range of areas of social and economic policy.  Emma is an experienced economist and has previously held roles as a senior economist at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and as an economic adviser within the Scottish Government.

Jack is an economist at the Fraser of Allander Institute.