David Comerford discusses the latest IFS analysis of Scottish Government finances under so-called full fiscal autonomy. How did the SNP respond to these figures?
The SNP's positioning itself as the anti-austerity party has resonated with parts of the electorate.
David Bell looks at how fiscal devolution will lead to greater asymmetry across the Celtic nations and confuse the Barnett Formula.
In this observation, David Phillips of the IFS discusses what the GERS figures tell us about Scotland’s notional fiscal position in 2013-14.
Post-devolution administrations have fed Scots a sugary diet of Nordic benefits without the hi-tax, hi-income roughage and fibre.
Based on ten months of meetings and interviews, the Institute for Government has unveiled its findings in to the state of relations between the administrations in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh an
On 18th January 2015, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, John Swinney, announced that he is re