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As Scots Vote, Economists Around The World Are Watching05:57

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Scottish voters will decide the future makeup of the United Kingdom today.

If Scotland votes for independence, the country will be left to sort out finances on its own.

Supporters of independence welcome the opportunity, but questions remain about what will happen to the global economy if the vote is successful.

Some economists say an independent Scotland could disrupt Europe's economy.

The Atlantic's Derek Thompson joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the economic implications of a independent Scotland.


This segment aired on September 18, 2014.

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