Posts by Gwilym Price & Meng Le Zhang

Gwilym Pryce, Professor of Urban Economics and Social Statistics, and Co-Director of the ESRC CDT Data Analytics and Society, University of Sheffield, and Meng Le Zhang, Research associate, Sheffield Methods Institute, University of Sheffield

Inequality in Scotland: despite Nordic aspirations, things are not improving

20 years after the Scotland Act was passed, how has Scotland fared in its aspiration to reduce inequality? When it comes to social policy, Scottish politicians have tended to look across the North Sea, rather than the Atlantic, for inspiration. The desire to follow the more progressive Nordic model on issues of social and economic inequality has become one of the defining … Continue reading

13 November 2018 by Gwilym Price & Meng Le Zhang
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