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Kim Swales

Kim Swales is a Professor of Economics at the University of Strathclyde. He is a graduate of Queens' College, Cambridge[?]. His main research interests are in regional economics and in 1989 he joined the Fraser of Allander Institute to become a key member in an ESRC-funded project to develop a macro-micro model of the Scottish economy (AMOS). He has published widely in the field of regional economics, regional modelling and regional policy and until recently was Associate Editor of Regional Studies and is on the management committee of the ESRC Urban and Regional Study Group.

In particular, he has worked with various novel approaches to helping unemployment such as tax breaks on Value Added Tax (see [1] (http://www.faxfn.org/03_jobs.htm) or [2] (http://users.netlink.com.au/~peterl/publicns#LIBRESLN)).

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  • [3] (http://www.strath.ac.uk/Departments/Economics/Staff/kims)

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