GERS 2017 guide: Scotland reacts to latest figures
CommonSpace finds out what some key figures are saying about the latest snapshot of the Scottish economy.
THE ANNUAL GERS figures inspire many interpretations and often fierce disagreement. This year seems to be no different.
The Scottish Government and SNP have celebrated Scotland’s notional deficit dropping by £1.3bn, along with the fastest increase in onshore revenues since consistent records began.
Report: Potential Dangers of Public-Sector Investment in Hub sub debt
New report by Dr Jim Cuthbert lays bare an area of potential public financing worth billions that is currently under the radar
THE Scottish Government could be tapping into billions of potential capital from secondary market sales of private finance debt, but the potential investment funds boon needs governmental monitoring and prudential analysis to ensure it is not misused, a new Common Weal report argues.