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Tackling Timorous Economics: How Scotland's Economy Could Work

Tackling Timorous Economics: How Scotland's Economy Could Work (Paperback)

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How do we think differently about the Scottish economy, wealth and progress, and the world of work? What would a different kind of economy look like, and what implications would it have? And how do we begin to reframe the ideas of work and economy away from the grotesque assumptions of `bubble Britain?' Experts in their fields, Boyd, Trebeck & Thompson come together to analyse the positives and negatives of changing the status quo.

BusinessEconomicsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical ideologiesNationalism Publisher: Luath Press Ltd Publication Date: 14/12/2016 ISBN-13: 9781910021378  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Stephen Boyd has led on economic and industrial policy for the STUC since 2003. A regular media commentator, he sits on a number of Government task groups and is an Honorary Research Fellow at Strathclyde University. George Kerevan is the SNP MP for East Lothian and a member of the UK Parliament's Treasury Select Committee. An economist by training, he taught economics at Napier University in Edinburgh before serving nine years as Associate Editor of The Scotsman newspaper, where he was chief leader writer. He is also a documentary film maker and was executive producer of `The Fog of Strenrenica', which won the prestigious Special Jury award at the 2015 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival. Katherine Trebeck is Senior Researcher for Oxfam GB. She has a PHD in political science from the ANU, is Honorary Professor at the University of the West of Scotland and Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde. When working for Oxfam Scotland, Katherine developed the Humankind Index, a measure of prosperity constructed through community consultation.

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