This week Jack Williamson is joined by FAI Director Mairi Spowage for a discussion on the latest data on the Scottish and UK economy.
Chair: Jack Williamson, Economist, Fraser of Allander Institute
Guest: Professor Mairi Spowage, Director, Fraser of Allander Institute
(00:40) Latest GDP figures
(04:21) Length and depth of the looming recession
(06:08) Latest Labour Force Survey data
(09:28) Latest inflation figures
(12:39) Core inflation
(15:23) How well is the Central Bank performing?
(19:44) Upcoming Spring Budget
Mairi is the Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute. Previously, she was the Deputy Chief Executive of the Scottish Fiscal Commission and the Head of National Accounts at the Scottish Government and has over a decade of experience working in different areas of statistics and analysis.