Angus Deaton and consumption in Scotland

Hervey Gibson

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    Abstract

    This article started as a personal festschrift celebrating Scotland’s latest Economics Nobel Prize winner. It aimed to outline his work and then apply some of his methods to data that is used to monitor the Scottish economy. However the data turns out to hide a hornets’ nest. The hornets have to be dealt with if Scottish Ministers and Parliament are not to be stung when they start to use their new powers under the Scotland Act to manage the economy.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)68-79
    Number of pages12
    JournalFraser of Allander Economic Commentary
    Volume39
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2016

    Keywords

    • Angus Deaton
    • consumption
    • Scottish parliament

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