Now showing items 1-20 of 55

  • 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 M. (2017-04-27) - 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 ...
  • Australia : a land of missed opportunities? 

    Greasley, David; McLaughlin, Eoin; Hanley, Nick; Oxley, Les (2017-05-02) - Journal article
    Comprehensive Investment (CI) may provide an indicator of future changes in a country’s per capita consumption. We explore the utility of the CI indicator for Australia by constructing CI data since 1861 and by estimating ...
  • Choosing on Influence 

    Cuhadaroglu, Tugce (2017-05-26) - Journal article
    Interaction, the act of mutual influence, is an essential part of daily life and economic decisions. This paper presents an individual decision procedure for interacting individuals. According to our model, individuals ...
  • 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 ...
  • Conceptualising energy prosumption : exploring energy production, consumption and microgeneration in Scotland, UK 

    Ellsworth-Krebs, Katherine; Reid, Louise (2016-10) - Journal article
    Energy prosumption has become a common phrase as more householders and communities are producing and consuming their own electricity and heat. Prosumption is a combination of two words: production and consumption, and ...
  • Conceptualizing, measuring and evaluating constructs of the adolescent neighbourhood social environment : a systematic review 

    Martin, Gina; Gavine, Anna; Inchley, Joanna; Currie, Candace (2017-12) - Journal item
  • Coordinating the household retirement decision 

    Merkurieva, Irina (University of St Andrews, 2017-05-11) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper explores the sources of retirement synchronisation in dual career households. Empirical evidence suggests that majority of the couples exit the labor force within a short period of time, too tight to be explained ...
  • 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 ...
  • Data craft: integrating data into daily practices and shared reflections 

    Thudt, Alice; Hinrichs, Uta; Carpendale, Sheelagh (2017-05-07) - Conference paper
    We explore data craft as a means to create mementos that integrate data about personal and shared experiences into people’s everyday lives. Digital mementos, e.g., in form of visualizations, aim to support personal and ...
  • 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 ...
  • An evaluation of a Scottish higher education ‘Student Transitions’ Enhancement Theme : stakeholders’ perceptions and recommendations for future activities 

    Dennis, Ashley; Gordon, Lisi; Howden, Stella; Jindal-Snape, Divya (2017) - Journal article
    The Quality Assurance Agency Enhancement Themes identify specific development themes to enhance the student learning experience in Scottish higher education (HE). This evaluation explored the second year of the ‘Student ...
  • Good politicians' distorted incentives 

    Negri, Margherita (University of St Andrews, 2017-05-06) - Working or discussion paper
    I construct a political agency model that provides a new explanation for sub-optimal policy making decisions by incumbents. I show that electoral incentives can induce politicians to address less relevant issues, disregarding ...
  • 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 ...