Over a period of more than 25 years the Institute has established a reputation for excellence: for research and publications, the calibre of speakers we attract and the accessibility, relevance and integrity of our seminars and publications.
The Institute sets out to stimulate and influence thinking in key public policy areas with a focus on economic issues which includes the inter-action between economy and the law. We are interested in Scottish policy issues, but also in the much broader context within which Scots live and do business. We bring together key parties from the business/and policy-making communities and encourage them to interact with academics and researchers. We find that this coming together of practitioners and theoreticians works well for everyone involved.
The Institute retains an objective, non-partisan, evidence-based, informed and sceptical approach to consideration of issues. Through our work we hope to have a modest but beneficial impact on policies.
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