Working towards a
better future for Scotland

About us

Today’s policymakers have to keep Scotland more competitive even as global power shifts east, and at the same time make Scotland work for its poorest and most vulnerable.

The Scotland Institute is an independent think tank set up to support policymakers rise to these challenges with uniquely innovative analyses and policy proposals. We aim to explore new solutions to the old problems of social exclusion, deprivation and sustainability, and to encourage Scotland’s competitiveness in the global market. Through our work we hope to put Scotland on a path towards a brighter, more optimistic future.

Latest Publications

Our Programmes

Economic Competitiveness

A road map to keep Scotland on the right economic track in a competitive and globalised world.

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Social Exclusion

Recognising Scotland’s marginalized communities as the untapped potential for change.

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