Who pollutes in Scotland? A prelude to an analysis of sustainability policies in a devolved context

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The notion of sustainable development has begun to figure prominently in the regional, as well as the national, policy concerns of many industrialized countries. Indicators have typically been used to monitor changes in economic, environmental and social variables to show whether economic development is on a sustainable path. This paper focuses on pollution in Scotland and analyses the sustainability policies in a devolved political context.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-32
Number of pages10
JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2001


  • devolution
  • pollution
  • sustainable development
  • economics
  • scottish economy

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