The Scottish Fiscal Commission: looking forward to our first forecasts

John Ireland, Mairi Spowage, Kevin Kane

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    The Scottish Fiscal Commission (SFC) is the independent fiscal institution for Scotland and was established on 1st April 2017 under the Scottish Fiscal Commission (2016) Act. The Commission is responsible for producing independent and official forecasts of Scottish GDP, devolved tax receipts and devolved demand-led social security expenditure, and will publish our first independent and official forecasts to inform the next Scottish Budget later in 2017.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)26-35
    Number of pages10
    JournalFraser of Allander Economic Commentary
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 12 Sept 2017


    • Scottish economics
    • Scottish governance
    • economic analysis
    • Scottish Fiscal Commission


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