Category Archives: Labour

Taxation of cross-border commuters

Taxation of cross-border commuters Michael McGoldrick University of Stirling One of the reasons that Professor Andrew Hughes-Hallett uses to claim that the Scottish budget will be stronger with independence is that there are “repatriated taxes from cross-border commuters (£1 billion)”. … Continue reading

Posted in Labour, Migration, Population

Working age welfare benefits, personal taxation, and the labour market: White Paper implications

Scotland’s Future describes an ambitious vision for tax and welfare policy in an independent Scotland. Welfare and taxation policies will be better integrated with education, health and employability initiatives. Benefits will provide a standard of living that allows dignity and … Continue reading

Posted in Inequality, Labour, Social Protection

Migration and Constitutional Change – David Bell, Allan Findlay and David McCollum

(This blog comprises part of the presentation that we will be giving at the International Conference on the Economics of Constitutional Change at Dalmahoy on the 19th and 20th of September – Twitter #icecc) Migration has a pervasive effect on … Continue reading

Posted in Labour, Migration, Population