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Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary

The Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary – first published in 1975 and in association with PwC - is the leading publication on the Scottish economy and offers authoritative and impartial analyses of the Scottish economy.

The Commentary’s Outlook and Appraisal provides (i) a commentary on the current prospects for the Scottish economy; (ii) detailed forecasts for the Scottish economy; (iii) a review of Scottish business surveys; and (iv) an overview of the Scottish labour market.

The Commentary's Policy and Economic Perspectives' sections publish accessible policy-relevant research on the Scottish economy and wider public policy issues.

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The Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary invited both the Yes Scotland and Better Together campaigns to state the economic case for their respective positions in the current independence debate.

The Economic Case for an Independent Scotland
John Swinney MSP 

The Economic Case for Union
Professor J D Gallagher