Practical problems of Scottish independence, In conversation with Patrick Harker
Monday 5 October 2020 – Vol.11 Ed.41.1
Commentary: Practicalities of Scottish secession
By Philip Rycroft in London
Any view of the future of the UK must comprehend the possibility of independence for Scotland within the next decade. There has been much debate about the implications of secession for Scotland itself. Not so much has been said about what it all might mean for the rest of the UK. The practical problems would be legion, complicated and expensive. For financial services specifically, there would be considerable uncertainty and disruption.
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Podcast: In conversation with Patrick Harker
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are playing an increasingly important role in everyday life and across different economic activities. Patrick Harker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, joins OMFIF’s David Marsh to discuss macroeconomic developments, transforming financial systems, the future of work, and regulatory challenges.
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