‘The Economics of Scottish Independence – Prof Brian Ashcroft, August 2016’

Please click here to view this documentary from the homepage of Moving Image Archive, National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall.


Brian Ashcroft, Emeritus Professor of the University of Strathclyde and the former Director of Fraser of Allander Institute, talks about Scottish independence from an economist’s viewpoint, with the following headings: (1) Basic features of Scottish economy; (2) Important issues after the Brexit vote; (3) Scotland’s future; (4) A Scottish separate currency; and (5) Scottish independence.

The interview was carried out in August 2016.


Camera: Fumi Nakabachi
Directed and edited by: Yushin Toda
Produced by Fumi Nakabachi and Yushin Toda, Japan Desk Scotland
38 minutes
In English with English subtitles
©Japan Desk Scotland 2016


This is part of our Documentary Films Production. This has been shown:

(1) on Friday 21 October 2016 at Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences, Fukushima University, Japan; and

(2) on Wednesday 12 July 2017 at Oshima National College of Maritime Technology, Yamaguchi, Japan.