Generational Accounting

Publication date: 7 Dec 2015 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Lisenkova, K | External authors: Sefton, J | JEL classification: E620, H550 | NIESR discussion paper number: 456
This paper analyses the long-term sustainability and intergenerational equity of the Scottish public finances by employing a generational accounting model. This represents a novel approach to analysing these issues in the case of Scotland, while having the advantage of capturing policy-relevant...