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|Title: ||Independent Scotland might get away with a high deficit – if it’s feeling lucky|
|Authors: ||Bell, David|
|Contact Email: ||email@example.com|
|Issue Date: ||24-Aug-2016|
|Publisher: ||The Conversation Trust|
|Citation: ||Bell D Independent Scotland might get away with a high deficit – if it’s feeling lucky, The Conversation.|
|Abstract: ||First paragraph: The predictable result of Scotland’s expenditure and revenue data for 2015-16 is that its fiscal deficit is much worse than the UK as a whole. Why predictable? Well, the Scottish economy is much more dependent on the oil industry than the UK overall and the collapse in the oil price since 2014 has led to a massive collapse in the UK government’s revenues from taxing the industry’s profits.
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