Key Reading

EDAS provides a number of resources for free download. Documents are provided in Adobe PDF format or MS Office.

Skills Development Scotland: Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Scottish Enterprise: Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Joseph Rowntree Foundation: Poverty and Inclusive Growth 

Final Report: EDAS Route Map of Common Ambition

The final report of EDAS’ Route Map of Common Ambition policy strategy, November 2016. Contains key messages on innovation, internationalisation and skills. 

Economic Development and Business Support in Scotland [SPICe Briefing, September 2016]

With the Scottish Government’s end-to-end review of the enterprise and skills agencies due to report in October 2016, this subject profile provides information about current provision of business support services in Scotland.

Evaluations Online - a publicly accessible collection of evaluation and research reports from Scottish Enterprise.

Labour Market
Improving the quality, reliability and understanding of labour market information and intelligence (LMI) at a national, regional and local level is a key priority.

Digital Scotland
Scotland’s Digital Future outlines the steps that are required to ensure Scotland is well placed to take full advantage of all the economic, social and environmental opportunities offered by the digital age.

The Government Economic Strategy (GES)
Reaffirms the Scottish Government's commitment to delivering faster sustainable economic growth with opportunities for all to flourish.

State of the Economy
Provides a narrative of Scotland’s current economic performance and economic issues relevant to the Scottish economy in light of global and UK economic conditions.

Economic Development Reading List 
Suggested reading list on economic development-related topics. Kindly provided by Professor Alan McGregor of University of Glasgow.

Luath Publishing: Established in 1981, Luath Press is a leading independent book publisher with over 300 books in print

Other Scottish Economy Publications