Angus Armstrong reflects on the implications of projections made by HM Treasury and the Scottish Government for the 'dismal science' of economics.
The week of May 26th featured a bitter exchange between the UK and Scottish governments about the set-up costs of an independent Scotland. My work was cited, and I want to set the record straight
Our fellows have been hard at work bringing you rigorous, impartial analysis of the conclusions drawn by the Scottish Government and HM Treasury in their separate reports this week.
In a blog published by LSE British Politics and Policy, Patrick Dunleavy responds to the use of his research findings in the HM Treasury's estimates on set-up costs in an independent Scotland.
David McCollum discusses the role of demographic challenges in projections made in the reports issued by the HM Treasury and the Scottish Government.
David Eiser responds to the different conclusions come to by the Treasury and the Scottish Government in their recently published reports.
Both the UK Government and the Scottish Government yesterday published detailed papers that each predicted the trajectory of Scotland’s public finances in the event of a Yes vote in September.
ESRC Fellow David Bell reflects on the oil prediction disagreements between the Scottish Government and the HM Treasury in their respective papers published on May 28th. Professor B
The Institute for Fiscal Studies’ Rowena Crawford and Gemma Tetlow reflect on HM Treasury and the Scottish Government respective papers on Scotland’s future finances published May 28th.