Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary
Founded in 1975, the Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary – published with the support of PwC – is the leading publication on the Scottish economy and offers authoritative and independent analyses of the Scottish economy.
The Commentary’s Outlook and Appraisal section provides an in-depth analysis of the current performance and future prospects of the Scottish economy, including three year forecasts for output, employment and ILO unemployment and is based on the Fraser’s Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model of the Scottish economy.
Its Economic Perspectives and Policy sections publish accessible, policy-relevant research and commentary on the Scottish economy and wider economic and public policy issues.
To view the complete Latest Commentary. (November 2014)
To view individual sections of the Commentary click on the links below:
The Scottish economy
- Outlook and appraisal
- Forecasts of the Scottish Economy
- Review of Scottish Business Surveys
- Scottish labour market
- Editorial Introduction
- The post-crisis labour market and the challenges to policymakers
- Labour market changes and implications for policy and labour market information
- The development of Scottish economic statistics
- Nowcasting the Scottish economy
- The role of sales and acquisitions in company growth in Scotland
- Determinants of European national mens football team performance
- The Scottish NHS - meeting the financial challenge ahead
- The demography of voting in the Scottish Independence Referendum
- The fate of the UK single market
From time to time papers of topical interest are published outwith usual publication times. The latest paper is The Scottish Financial Sector, its performance and future prospects by Jeremy Peat. A previous article recently published was Scottish Fiscal Choices Post-Referendum by Patrizio Lecca, Peter McGregor and Kim Swales
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