An Economic Evaluation of Scottish Enterprise Grant Support to Business

Fraser of Allander Institute; (2019) An Economic Evaluation of Scottish Enterprise Grant Support to Business. [Report]

[thumbnail of FAI-2019-Econometric-Evaluation-of-Scottish-Enterprise-Grant-Support]
Preview
Text (FAI-2019-Econometric-Evaluation-of-Scottish-Enterprise-Grant-Support)
FAI_2019_Econometric_Evaluation_of_Scottish_Enterprise_Grant_Support.pdf
Final Published Version

Download (1MB)| Preview

    Abstract

    The report evaluates the impact of Scottish Enterprise grant support over the period 2009/10-2017/18 on businesses in Scotland. The grants reviewed are Regional Selective Assistance (RSA), R&D, SMART: Scotland, Environmental Aid, Proof of Concept grants, and Training Plus. The report evaluates the impact of grants on firm-level employment, turnover, and average turnover per employee (a proxy for productivity).