David Eiser discusses trends in this recession.
Compared to the recessions of the 1970s, 80s and 90s, the recent crisis in the UK has been characterised by several distinguishing features:
David Eiser asks how much difference do economic arguments make to people’s attitudes and voting intentions?
Whether the issue was currency choice, the affordability of future policy proposals, or the policy options available to a small, open economy in a globalised world, economic arguments were at the heart of Scotland’s referendum debate.
Presentation by David Bell at Insider Top 500 Business Breakfast 2015, Sheraton Hotel, Edinburgh
David Bell and David Eiser
The Smith Commission proposals seek to increase the powers of the Scottish Parliament and to secure a corresponding increase in the Parliament’s accountability and responsibility for the effects of its decisions and their resulting benefits or costs.