Addressing Inequality in Scotland: What Can Be Done?

David Bell, David Eiser

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

There has also been significant academic and policy interest in inequality over the past two years. The report reviews major contributions by authors including Anthony Atkinson, Joseph Stiglitz and Francois Bourguignon. The ethos of these works is that inequality is not inevitable, but is something that society can influence by the policy choices that it makes.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Commissioning bodyDavid Hume Institute
Number of pages61
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015

Keywords

  • social inequality
  • economic inequality
  • Scotland
  • Scottish economy
  • tax policy
  • education and skills policy

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