Subject: economics

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Latest reports on inequality in Scotland must lead to action

Oxfam Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's latest Wealth and Assets Survey 2006-2012, published alongside the Public Attitudes to Poverty, Inequality and Welfare in Scotland and...

Oxfam's response to launch of Scotland's Economic Strategy document by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, said: "It is highly encouraging to hear the priority placed by the First Minister on tackling inequality. ...

Can Scotland Even It Up?

On Wednesday 26th November,  the Scottish Parliament debated our Even It Up: Time to End Extreme Inequality report.  ...

Event: Our Climate Action Story and the Scottish Doughnut

On the 16th of December, Oxfam and Stop Climate Chaos Scotland will be hosting a Parliamentary Reception, at the Scottish Parliament in The Fleming Room (CR3) to showcase Scotland's Climate Story...

Can Smith Commission help Scotland's Climate Justice Fund and climate targets?

By Ryan McQuigg, Oxfam Scotland's Policy and Public Affairs Manager  ...

New Report Highlights Benefits of Cooperatives

Oxfam's Even it Up report highlighted the extreme levels of economic inequality that are undermining poverty reduction, corrupting politics and hindering economic growth around the world.  ...

World Food Day

Today is designated World Food Day by the United Nations. It's a time to recognise that despite living in a world that produces enough food for everyone, 1 in 8 people still go to bed hungry. ...

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Politicians must stop playing business as usual with new GDP figures

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A better Scotland? There's an app for that.

A brand new web application is being launched today to help people decide whether new policy ideas actually make for a better Scotland. The app is based on Oxfam Scotland's Humankind...

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Help us build Our Economy!

Scotland has a problem. It's the economy. At the moment the wealthiest households in Scotland are 273 times richer than the poorest. There are 8 people on unemployment...

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