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Outlook and appraisal [February 1987]

Ashcroft, Brian and Walker, Jim and Boyle, Stephen and Draper, Paul and Harrigan, Frank and Heeley, John and Jenkins, Iain and Lockyer, Cliff and Love, Jim H and McGregor, Peter and McNicolI, Iain and Perman, Roger and Simpson, David (1987) Outlook and appraisal [February 1987]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 12 (3). pp. 1-3. ISSN 2046-5378

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Recent developments again highlight the significance of external economic forces to the well-being of the Scottish economy. Yet, as events unfold, with major redundancy decisions , inward investment announcements, and other economic news, it is tempting to forget that such events occur within a broader economic context.