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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 ...
  • Anxiety and cosmopolitan futures : Brexit and Scotland 

    Knight, Daniel Martyn (2017-01-14) - Journal article
    Two themes, temporality and cosmopolitanism, repeatedly arose during conversations in Scotland with people who favored remaining in the European Union. The 2016 referendum’s result in favor leaving the EU has affected how ...
  • 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 ...
  • Co-producing a post-trafficking agenda : collaborating on transforming citizenship in Nepal 

    Laurie, Nina; Richardson, Diane; Poudel, Meena; Samuha, Shakti; Townsend, Janet (2015-05-19) - Journal article
    This article discusses how a new agenda on post-trafficking is gaining momentum through academic and activist anti-trafficking collaborations focused on co-producing knowledge with women who have returned from trafficking ...
  • 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 ...
  • Do hospital boards matter for better, safer, patient care? 

    Mannion, R.; Davies, H. T. O.; Jacobs, R.; Kasteridis, P.; Millar, R.; Freeman, T. (2017-03) - Journal article
    Manifest failings in healthcare quality and safety in many countries have focused attention on the role of hospital Boards. While a growing literature has drawn attention to the potential impacts of Board composition and ...
  • Encountering misrecognition : being mistaken for being Muslim 

    Hopkins, Peter; Botterill, Katherine; Sanghera, Gurchathen; Arshad, Rowena (2017-02-28) - Journal article
    Exploring both debates about misrecognition and explorations of encounters, this paper focuses upon the experiences of ethnic and religious minority young people who are mistaken for being Muslim in Scotland. We explore ...
  • 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 ...
  • Inferring cognitive heterogeneity from aggregate choices 

    Dardanoni, Valentino; Manzini, Paola; Mariotti, Marco; Tyson, Christopher J. (University of St Andrews, 2017-02-13) - Working or discussion paper
    We study the problem of recovering the distribution of cognitive characteristics in a popula-tion of boundedly rational agents from the aggregate choices they make from a fixed menu of alternatives. Two models of limited ...
  • 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 ...