The attraction of inward investment to Scotland : submission to the Select Committee on Scottish Affairs

Bell, David N.F. (1980) The attraction of inward investment to Scotland : submission to the Select Committee on Scottish Affairs. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 5 (4). pp. 39-46. ISSN 0306-7866

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    Abstract

    It is desirable to maximise the inflow of investment to Scotland. Over the next few years indigenous investment will not be sufficient to prevent a considerable rise in unemployment. To ameliorate this increase, the attraction of inward investment ought therefore to be a prime target of policy. This paper addresses the question of whether the present institutional structure ensures that the aim of maximising this inflow of capital is achieved.