Scotland analysis: Currency and monetary policy

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Series Details 8594
Publication Date 2013
ISBN 978-0-10-185942-4
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Part 2 of the UK government's Scotland analysis series, which looks at Scotland’s place in the UK and how it contributes to and benefits from being part of the UK. This paper discusses the characteristics of the current arrangements of the UK as a full monetary, fiscal and political union; and investigates the consequences of independence for the currency and wider macroeconomic framework.

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United Kingdom: HM Treasury: Statement: 21.04.13: Chancellor and Chief Secretary make case for the UK’s 300 year monetary and political union
United Kingdom: HM Treasury: Press Notice: No.41/13 (23.04.13): Scotland analysis: Currency and monetary policy
United Kingdom: Scotland Office: Policies: Informing the debate on Scotland's constitutional future
UK: Scotland Office: News, 26.11.13: Why a currency union would be bad for Scotland and the UK

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