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CentrePiece Article
Education in Scotland: performance in a devolved policy area
Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness
June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP391:
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CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer 2013


Tags: scotland; education policy; devolution

As the people of Scotland consider their vote in next year's referendum, what evidence is there that the nation can succeed 'on its own'? Gill Wyness and colleagues explore how Scotland compares with the rest of the UK in education, an area of public policy that is already highly devolved.

This article summarises 'Education in a Devolved Scotland: A Quantitative Analysis', a report to the Economic and Social Research Council by Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness, CEP Special Paper No.30, May 2013