On 18 September 2014, Scotland held a referendum on the question: Should Scotland be an independent country?
Many people have interpreted Gordon Brown’s comments prior to the referendum, as well as the so called “Vow” made in the Daily Record, as some commitment so “Devo Max”.
The debate over which currency an independent Scotland might use appears to have reached an impasse.
If an independent Scotland chooses an informal currency union (called ‘dollarization’ or 'sterlingization') as Plan B, its financial institutions cannot be sure they will have access to emergency l
It is clear talking to voters around Scotland that they have real difficulties in putting the claims of both sides in the referendum debate into perspective.
Guest blogger Ronald MacDonald of the University of Glasgow examines Scotland's currency options.
Richard Parry discusses the strategy behind the Chancellor's reference to official policy advice, data which is often fiercely guarded by politicians.
Today’s co-ordinated statements by George Osborne, Ed Balls and Danny Alexander that they are not willing to contemplate the prospect of an independent Scotland forming a monetary union with the re