The impact of the Gleneagles G8 meeting on the Scottish economy
- Date: 07/06/2013 - Author: Aidan Stennett
The following paper examines the economic impact of hosting the 2005 G8 in Gleneagles on Scotland. The paper is largely based upon the assessment commissioned by the Scottish Government following the event. Briefer assessments of the event carried out by OECD and the University of Toronto are also considered.
The following paper uses data from Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) to provide an estimate of the number of sites in the public sector currently employing a form of renewable energy generation.
The following paper provides an overview of Enterprise Zones in England, Scotland and Wales. Three questions are addressed:
•How many Enterprise Zones have been introduced and where are they located?
•What incentives are in place to attract business into these zones?
•What has their impact been?
This paper provides supplementary information to RaISe paper ‘Green’ job estimates: Northern Ireland (Paper 09/13). The purpose of this paper is to address a query raised during the Committee’s discussion on the previous research. In this respect this paper revisits the Department of Employment and Learning (DEL)/ECORYS estimates of skills needed outlined in the previous research and provide further details on the potential skills gap identified in the DEL report.
The following paper provides a current estimate of jobs in Northern Ireland’s low carbon and environmental sector and examines a number of studies which assess the potential for job creation in the renewable sector.