The Scottish Constitution - Towards a New Settlement

13 Dec 2007 by

A compliation of Policy Institue papers covering all aspects of the constitutional debate from fiscal autonomy to local government. Contact the Institute to order a copy.

Introduction: Democracy & Liberty in Scotland

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How Good Are Scotland’s Schools? - Update October ‘07

23 Oct 2007 by Policy Institute

How Good Are Scotland’s Schools? - Update October ‘07

Hope in the North Atlantic

27 Sep 2007 by Oli Breckmann

How the Faeroe Islands could inspire economic and cultural renewal in the Highlands and Islands.

Hope in the North Atlantic

The Key to Economic Success in Scotland

11 Jun 2007 by Brian Ashcroft & David Bell

The Key to Economic Success in Scotland

How to Cure Scotland’s NHS

23 Apr 2007 by Gillian Bowditch, Dr Anna Gregor, Professor Andrew Walker, with a commentary by Professor David Simpson

Three views, based on the public debate of February 13th.

How to Cure Scotland’s NHS

How Good Are Scotland’s Schools?

28 Mar 2007 by James Stanfield

The evidence from home and abroad.

How Good Are Scotland’s Schools?

Saving Devolution

05 Mar 2007 by Dr Craig F Smith

Practical Reform of the Constitutional Settlement in Scotland.

Saving Devolution

The New Land Economy

14 Dec 2006 by Dr Mark Pennington & Tom Miers

A new approach to planning, development, conservation and infrastructure.

The New Land Economy

Old Stones In A New Setting

15 Nov 2006 by Tom Miers

Breathing new life into Scotland’s built heritage.

Old Stones In A New Setting

The Political Economy Of Devolution

13 Sep 2006 by Professor Sir Donald Mackay & Professor David Bell

The Political Economy Of Devolution

Prison & The Family

21 Jun 2006 by Clive Fairweather CBE

How Prison Works And Using Family Ties To Limit Prisoners’ Reoffending.

Prison & The Family

Citizen & State - Three Visions For Scotland In 2026

25 May 2006 by John McTernan, Brian Monteith & Michael Russell

A paper based on the Policy Institute Winter Debate of 18th January 2006.

Citizen & State - Three Visions For Scotland In 2026

The Economic Case For Fiscal Autonomy

19 Apr 2006 by Prof. Ronald MacDonald & Prof. Paul Hallwood

An outside contribution to the debate on fiscal autonomy.

The Economic Case For Fiscal Autonomy

Restoring Liberties

20 Mar 2006 by Craig F Smith

Five Principles For A Liberal Constitution

Restoring Liberties

University Bonds

02 Feb 2006 by Ben Reilly

Using Graduates’ Future Income To Fund Higher Education

University Bonds

Europe And China: The Fatal Conceit

28 Nov 2005 by Andrew Neil

Annual Hayek Lecture to the Institute of Economic Affairs.

Europe And China: The Fatal Conceit

Out Of The Sidings

31 Oct 2005 by Adam Bruce

How To Get Better Investment And Management In Transport

Out Of The Sidings

A Manifesto For The Arts

25 Oct 2005 by William J Baumol, Alan Peacock

Six Principles To Guide Government Arts Policy

A Manifesto For The Arts

Adopt A Highway

03 Aug 2005 by Stuart Crawford

A Citizens’ Solution To Scotland’s Litter Problem.

Adopt A Highway

Flat Taxes

09 Jun 2005 by John Chown

The Case For Radical Tax Reform.

Flat Taxes

Taking Liberties

11 May 2005 by Craig F Smith

How Modern Democracy Leads To Big Government.

Taking Liberties

Reviving The Scottish Water Industry

31 Mar 2005 by Professor Colin Robinson

Reviving The Scottish Water Industry

Submission to Business Growth Enquiry

07 Mar 2005 by Policy Institute

The Policy Institute’s submission to the Scottish Parliament Enterprise & Culture Committee Business Growth Enquiry

Submission to Business Growth Enquiry

Scotland’s Productivity Gap

28 Feb 2005 by Policy Institute

New Research Highlights Scotland’s Productivity Weakness

Scotland’s Productivity Gap

Scotland’s Economy: New Points of Departure

01 Dec 2004 by Policy Institute

This introduction is from a booklet which compiles six previous Policy Institute papers which are published separately on this web site. The booklet is available for Ł10.

Scotland’s Economy: New Points of Departure

The Planning Famine

07 Nov 2004 by Professor Sir Donald Mackay

Reforming Land Use Planning In Scotland

The Planning Famine

Setting Schools Free

22 Oct 2004 by Frank Gerstenberg

How Teachers and Parents Could Transform Scotland’s Education

Setting Schools Free

Fantasy Jobs

19 Sep 2004 by Alan Peacock & David Simpson

Finding A Better Measure Of Indirect Employment

Fantasy Jobs

Enlightened Universities - Beyond Political Agendas

25 Jun 2004 by Professor C Duncan Rice

Enlightened Universities - Beyond Political Agendas

Financing Our Future

21 May 2004 by Ross Leckie

Ideas For Scotland’s Vital Financial Sector

Financing Our Future

Beyond the New Consensus

27 Mar 2004 by Tom Miers, with an introduction by Professor Sir Alan Peacock

Introducing Price Competition into Public Services

Beyond the New Consensus

The Voyages Of The Starship “Scottish Enterprise”

10 Dec 2003 by George Kerevan & Gavin Don

Lessons and Ideas For Scotland’s Economic Agency

The Voyages Of The Starship “Scottish Enterprise”

Paying Our Way

01 Dec 2003 by Professor Ross Harper CBE & Iain Stewart

Should Scotland Raise Its Own Taxes?

Paying Our Way

Electing Local Heroes

28 Nov 2003 by Craig F Smith

Seven steps to rejuvenate Local Government

Electing Local Heroes

A Healthy Future for Scotland

03 Nov 2003 by Professor Nick Bosanquet

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Cure for the NHS in Scotland

A Healthy Future for Scotland

The Tim’rous Beastie - Scotland’s Economic Performance Analysed

09 Oct 2003 by Professor Donald MacRae

The Tim’rous Beastie - Scotland’s Economic Performance Analysed

Scotland’s Hidden Tax Cutting Powers

09 Oct 2003 by Adam Bruce & Tom Miers

Scotland’s Hidden Tax Cutting Powers

What Future For Scotland? - Policy Options For Devolution

01 Mar 2003 by Various

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What Future For Scotland? - Policy Options For Devolution

Scotland’s Economy: New Ways Forward

01 Apr 2002 by Various

Scotland’s Economy: New Ways Forward

Calling Scotland to Account

01 Oct 2001 by Various

Calling Scotland to Account

Calling the Tune - A critique of arts funding in Scotland

01 Apr 2001 by Professor Sir Alan Peacock

Calling the Tune - A critique of arts funding in Scotland

Scotland’s Enterprise Deficit

01 Feb 2001 by Professor Sir Donald MacKay

Scotland’s Enterprise Deficit