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New Wealth for Old Nations:
Scotland's Economic Prospects
Edited by Diane Coyle, Wendy Alexander, & Brian Ashcroft

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii
List of Contributors ix

Introduction 1
Chapter One: The Political Economy of Scotland, Past and Present by W. Alexander, J. Armstrong, B. Ashcroft, D. Coyle, J. McLaren 11

PART 1. GROWTH 33

Chapter Two: Second Winds for Industrial Regions? by P. Krugman 35
Chapter Three: Four Sources of Innovation and the Stimulation of Growth in the Scottish Economy by W. J. Baumol 48
Chapter Four: Four Challenges for Scotland's Cities by E. L. Glaeser 73
Chapter Five: The Economic Case for Fiscal Federalism by P. Hallwood and R. MacDonald 96

PART 2. OPPORTUNITY 117

Chapter Six: Skill Policies for Scotland by J. J. Heckman and D. V. Masterov 119
Chapter Seven: Starting Life in Scotland by H. E. Joshi and R. E. Wright 166

PART 3. GOVERNANCE 187

Chapter Eight: High-Quality Public Services by N. Crafts 189
Chapter Nine: Committing to Growth in a Small European Country by J. Bradley 210
Chapter Ten: Conclusions 232

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