15.08.2014 - Economist: SNP’s currency union plan will fail
Alex Salmond’s Plan A for a currency union is doomed to failure and will bust up within a year costing the Scottish economy £100 billion, one of the world’s leading economists has claimed. Unemployment and a seven year slump would be the inevitable result of Mr Salmond’s plans for a formal currency union with the rest of the UK. Professor Ronnie MacDonald, an adviser to central banks and the IMF, believes that a reliance on North Sea oil would unbalance Scotland’s economy making the non-oil sector uncompetitive...............................................Full Article: Source
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