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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR Scotland

Publications

As Scotland’s progressive think-tank, we work across the full range of devolved areas. Our recent research has included topics such as Scotland’s economy, fiscal analysis, child poverty, an inclusive economy, education, skills, social security and more.

Latest Publications

The 100,000 challenge

100,000 new opportunities needed in Scotland to head off threat of highest youth unemployment levels since records began As Scotland’s schools begin to return following the Covid-19 lockdown...

27/08/2020
Blog post Long read Jobs & skills IPPR Scotland Coronavirus response

Covid-19: How are families with children faring so far?

The Covid-19 crisis is like nothing we’ve seen for over 100 years. What started as a health crisis has now turned into an economic crisis. This blog is part of a series of outputs through our...

14/05/2020
Blog post Long read Families Scotland IPPR Scotland

Covid-19: What’s the outlook for Scotland’s workforce?

We know the health, social and economic crisis will affect us all, but we also know it won’t affect us all equally. This blog marks the start of a series of outputs through our Rethinking Social Security in Scotland programme, as we attempt to look at what Covid-19 means for financial security in Scotland.

06/05/2020
Blog post Long read Jobs & skills Public services Scotland Coronavirus response IPPR Scotland

Our carers deserve to be rewarded - Russell Gunson

This article was first published in The Herald on Tuesday 28th April 2020 The 8pm the ‘clap for carers’ has become a highlight in my house in these dark coronavirus dominated days. The...

29/04/2020
Blog post Expert comment Public services Coronavirus response IPPR Scotland

Shaping the future: A 21st century skills system for Wales

Wales faces significant disruptions over the coming years. With fundamental change comes the risk of new inequalities but also the opportunities for far-reaching reform. While global and UK-wide...

10/02/2020
Publication Report Jobs & skills Wales IPPR Scotland