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The labour market in Scotland

Sutherland, John (2013) The labour market in Scotland. Scottish Affairs, 83 (1). 10 -41. ISSN 0966-0356

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Abstract

The consequences of the economic and financial crises of 2008 and 2009 continue to have major, detrimental impacts on the economies of the world. After a series of World Economic Outlooks in which its economic forecasts range from ‘mild recession’ to ‘subdued growth’, the IMF’s outlook for October 2012 reported that the economic recovery had suffered further setbacks (IMF, 2012).