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Economic frameworks for policy-relevant analysis of the software industry in Scotland

McNicoll, Iain and Kelly, Ursula (2003) Economic frameworks for policy-relevant analysis of the software industry in Scotland. [Report]

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Abstract

This report is the outcome of a study undertaken for Scottish Enterprise, to explore the feasibility of constructing a Software Satellite Account for Scotland. The project was directed by Professor Iain McNicoll working with Ursula Kelly of the University of Strathclyde and ran from March - May 2003. The study was undertaken to assist Scottish Enterprise in the formulation of a new vision for the Scottish Softwareindustry, by providing a new approach to ways of measuring the economic significance of the Scottish Software industry.