The Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, in partnership with Deloitte, is due at the end of this month. As well as updating their forecasts, it will provide an assessment of […]
Economic development activity has been dominated by Covid. In the short term this has involved helping people, business and places cope with the immediate challenges. Medium term activity has focussed on trying to understand the longer term implications and make sensible recovery plans. While longer term work will implement...
As we emerge from the pandemic COP 26 will focus Scotland and the wider world’s attention on what needs to be done by whom to achieve net-zero ambitions. We know the challenge is massive, but it’s sometimes difficult to get your head round how big and in what time...
Blog: “Energy transition: vital spark of national renewal or dying ember?” – Dr Robert Pollock, Regional Development Solutions
The story of BiFab, a fabrication yard that symbolised Scotland’s hopes for a “just transition” from North Sea oil to offshore renewables yet went into administration at the end of last year, has salient lessons for Scotland’s future.
As this is the season of goodwill and gift giving it might be an appropriate time to look at the role that trust plays in economic development.
Blog: Innovation for Scotland’s economic recovery and renewal – Adam Lang, Head of Nesta in Scotland
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health crisis, Scotland was facing a raft of significant and seemingly intractable social and economic challenges. We need new thinking. New ideas. New ways of collaborating to solve shared problems. New types of evidence and insight. New solutions to deliver a fairer,...
Community wealth building is a practical and outcome focused approach to economic development that can help deliver on Scotland’s wellbeing economy and inclusive growth aspirations. It does this by working […]
Free market capitalism is the greatest source of prosperity the world has ever seen, but capitalism is on the verge of destroying the planet and destabilizing society.