scottish statistics agency
The paper, Scotland's Trade: The need for a change in data gathering and in the presentation of Scotland's trade position, can be downloaded and read in full here.
"Why speculate when you can calculate?" - committee recommendations can help fix Scotland's data desert
Common Weal head of research Craig Dalzell looks at the final report of a Scottish Parliament consultation into economic data in Scotland, which closely reflects Common Weal’s recent paper on the subject
"Why speculate when you can calculate?" - John Baez, American mathematical physicist
Scottish statistics agency could revive Scotland’s “data desert”
New Common Weal paper makes the case for a Scottish statistics agency – with or without independence
A PAPER published by the pro-independence think tank Common Weal makes the case for a Scottish Statistics Agency, which it argues would lead to better government policy and bring Scotland up to speed with its European counterparts.
What are “radical statistics” - and why do we need them?
CommonSpace speaks to a social researcher who is a part of a UK-wide effort to make statistics work for people, not politics
HOW MANY people in the UK are long-term unemployed? What are their demographics? What are the causes? And, most importantly, what are the solutions?