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  • Access to Higher Education for Scottish rural communities : an exploratory analysis 

    Lasselle, Laurence; Kirby, Graham Njal Cameron; Macpherson, Robert Allan (University of St Andrews, 2015-08-28) - Report
    Traditional socio-economic factors cannot solely explain why state secondary schools located in Scottish rural communities tend to have (i) greater variation of progressions to Higher Education (HE) year on year than other ...
  • Audience research and social media data : Opportunities and challenges 

    Procter, Rob; Voss, Alexander; Lvov, Ilia (2015-05) - Journal article
    The widespread adoption of social media platforms and other information and communication technology innovations not only pose new challenges for audience researchers but also provide exciting opportunities to re-invigorate ...
  • Choosing to remain childless? A comparative study of fertility intentions among women and men in Italy and Britain 

    Fiori, Francesca; Rinesi, Francesca; Graham, Elspeth (2017-02-03) - Journal article
    Pathways to childlessness may differ not only between individuals but also at the population level. This paper investigates differences in childlessness by comparing two countries – Britain and Italy – where levels of ...
  • The cost of political intervention in monetary policy 

    Cobham, David; Papadopoulos, Athanasios; Zis, George (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
    Data from a unique monetary ‘experiment’ conducted in the UK during the period 1994-97 are used to investigate the cost of political intervention in monetary policy. The paper finds that the difference between government ...
  • Ethnic differences in realising desires to leave urban neighbourhoods 

    Boschman, Sanne; Kleinhans, Reinout; van Ham, Maarten (2016-08-09) - Journal article
    Selective mobility into and out of urban neighbourhoods is one of the main driving forces of segregation. Earlier research has found group differences in who wants to leave or who leaves certain types of neighbourhoods. A ...
  • EU-Pacific Climate Change Policy and Engagement : a Social Science and Humanities review 

    Crook, Tony; Lind, Craig Thomas (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Report
    This short report provides an overview and review of EU-Pacific Climate Change Policy and Engagement from a Social Science and Humanities perspective. Alongside an outline of the historical background and contemporary ...
  • European policies for social inclusion of Roma : Catch 22? 

    Marushiakova-Popova, Elena; Popov, Vesselin (2015-09-29) - Journal article
    The article analyzes contemporary political discourses with regard to social inclusion of Roma on the basis of comparison with achievements and failures in the previous historical period of the communist rule in Eastern ...
  • Growing through subsidies 

    Aloi, Marta; Lasselle, Laurence (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
    We consider an overlapping generation model based on Matsuyama (1999) and show that, whenever actual capital accumulation falls below its balanced growth path, subsidising innovators by taxing consumers has stabilising ...
  • Heterogeneous beliefs and instability 

    Lasselle, Laurence; Svizzero, Serge; Tisdell, Clem (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
    While Rational Expectations have dominated the paradigm of expectations formation, they have been more recently challenged on the empirical ground such as, for instance, in the dynamics of the exchange rate. This challenge ...
  • Home-ing in on domestic energy research : 'house', 'home' and the importance of ontology 

    Ellsworth-Krebs, Katherine; Reid, Louise Anne; Hunter, Colin John (2015-03) - Journal article
    Domestic energy demand is a topical policy issue, with implications for climate change, energy vulnerability and security. Domestic energy demand varies considerably by country, climate, building type, and even when these ...
  • The importance of housing and neighbourhood resources for urban microbusinesses 

    Reuschke, Darja; Houston, Donald (2016-04-16) - Journal article
    Economic research has rarely considered the significance of the home and neighbourhood context of where business owners’ live for their business. Conversely, urban and neighbourhood research has overlooked how housing and ...
  • Improving skills and care standards in the support workforce for older people: a realist synthesis of workforce development interventions 

    Williams, L.; Rycroft-Malone, J.; Burton, C. R.; Edwards, S.; Fisher, D.; Hall, B.; McCormack, B.; Nutley, Sandra Margaret; Seddon, D.; Williams, R. (2016-08-26) - Journal article
    Objectives: This evidence review was conducted to understand how and why workforce development interventions can improve the skills and care standards of support workers in older people's services. Design: Following ...
  • Leadership and followership in the healthcare workplace: exploring medical trainees' experiences through narrative inquiry 

    Gordon, Lisi J.; Rees, Charlotte E.; Ker, Jean S.; Cleland, Jennifer (2015-12-01) - Journal article
    OBJECTIVES: To explore medical trainees' experiences of leadership and followership in the interprofessional healthcare workplace. DESIGN: A qualitative approach using narrative interviewing techniques in 11 group and 19 ...
  • Misfits, mavericks and mainstreams : drivers of innovation in the creative industries 

    Jones, Candace; Svejenova, Silviya; Pedersen, Jesper Strandgaard; Townley, Barbara (2016-06-01) - Journal item
    Creative industries are among the fastest-growing and most important sectors of European and North American economies. Their growth depends on continuous innovation, which is important in many industries and also challenging ...
  • A new version of the HBSC Family Affluence Scale - FAS III : Scottish qualitative findings from the international FAS Development Study 

    Hartley, Jane E. K.; Levin, Kate; Currie, Candace (2016-03) - Journal article
    A critical review of the Family Affluence Scale (FAS) concluded that FAS II was no longer discriminatory within very rich or very poor countries, where a very high or a very low proportion of children were categorised as ...
  • On the persistence of output fluctuations in high technology sectors 

    Lasselle, Laurence; Aloi, Marta; McMillan, David G. (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews, 2000) - Working or discussion paper
    Fatás (2000) argues that in a cross-section analysis of countries there exists a positive correlation between long-term growth rates and the persistence of output fluctuations. The current paper extends this line of ...
  • On the possibility of organ markets and the performativity of economics 

    Roscoe, Philip John (2013) - Journal article
    Callon’s ‘performativity thesis’ encourages us to explore how the boundaries of the economy are negotiated. This paper explores one such discussion: the contributions of economics to the debates over the introduction of ...
  • Physical activity and trajectories of frailty among older adults : evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing 

    Rogers, Nina T.; Marshall, Alan; Roberts, Chrissy H.; Demakakos, Panayotes; Steptoe, Andrew; Scholes, Shaun (2017-02-02) - Journal article
    Background: Frail older adults are heavy users of health and social care. In order to reduce the costs associated with frailty in older age groups, safe and cost-effective strategies are required that will reduce the ...
  • Psychometric validation of the revised family affluence scale : a latent variable approach 

    Torsheim, Torbjørn; Cavallo, Franco; Levin, Kate Ann; Schnohr, Christina; Mazur, Joanna; Niclasen, Birgit; Currie, Candace Evelyn; FAS Development Study Group (2015-10-18) - Journal article
    The aim was to develop and test a brief revised version of the family affluence scale. A total of 7120 students from Denmark, Greenland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Romania, Scotland and Slovakia reported on a list of 16 potential ...
  • Renormalization method and its economic applications 

    Briec, Walter; Lasselle, Laurence (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
    The purpose of this paper is to give new insights of the method of Helleman (1980) in the context of macrodynamics. This method explains how a difference equation can be locally studied from the Feigenbaum equation in ...