Scotland would not be better off as an independent nation: results from the Centre for Macroeconomics June Survey

Angus Armstrong, Francesco Caselli, Jagjit Chadha, Wouter den Haan, 7 June 2014



The Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM) - an ESRC-funded research centre including the University of Cambridge, the London School of Economics (LSE), University College London (UCL) and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) - is today publishing the results of its third monthly survey.

Topics: Politics and economics
Tags: devolution, Scotland, Scottish independence

Income inequality, decentralisation, and regional development in Western Europe

Vassilis Tselios, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Andy Pike, John Tomaney, Gianpiero Torrisi, 15 October 2011



Devolution is a global trend, advocated by international organisations, including both the World Bank and the OECD, as a mechanism for achieving local prosperity. Decentralisation of powers and resources to lower tiers of government can – under different circumstances and in different contexts – contribute to both an increase and a reduction interpersonal inequalities.

Topics: Productivity and Innovation
Tags: decentralisation, devolution, Inequality

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