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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent health 2002-2010 : a time-series analysis of 34 countries participating in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study 

    Elgar, Frank J; Pförtner, Timo-Kolja; Moor, Irene; De Clercq, Bart; Stevens, Gonneke W J M; Currie, Candace (2015-05-23) - Journal article
    Information about trends in adolescent health inequalities is scarce, especially at an international level. We examined secular trends in socioeconomic inequality in five domains of adolescent health and the association ...
  • Staging the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 on Russia Today and BBC World News : From soft power to geopolitical crisis 

    Hutchings, Stephen; Gillespie, Marie; Yablokov, Ilya; Lvov, Ilia; Voss, Alexander (2015-05) - Journal article
    This article compares how Russia Today (RT) and BBC World News (BBCWN) interacted with audiences on their social media platforms during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. From the outset, the sporting events were overshadowed ...
  • Taxation, unemployment and working time in models of economic growth 

    FitzRoy, Felix; Funke, Michael; Nolan, Michael A. (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001-08) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper combines collective bargaining over wages and working time with models of endogenous and neoclassical growth. Public expenditure is funded by taxes on capital and labour supplied by infinitely-lived households ...
  • Tweeting the terror : modelling the social media reaction to the Woolwich terrorist attack 

    Burnap, Pete; Williams, Matthew L.; Sloan, Luke; Rana, Omer; Housley, William; Edwards, Adam; Knight, Vincent; Procter, Rob; Voss, Alexander (2014-06) - Journal article
    Little is currently known about the factors that promote the propagation of information in online social networks following terrorist events. In this paper we took the case of the terrorist event in Woolwich, London in ...
  • Universities and fundamental research: reflections on the growth of university-industry partnership 

    Poyago-Theotoky, Joanna; Beath, John; Siegel, Donald S. (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews, 2002) - Working or discussion paper
    The recent rise in university-industry partnerships has stimulated an important public policy debate regarding how these relationships affect fundamental research. In this paper, we examine the antecedents and consequences ...
  • Welfare, growth and environment: a sceptical review of the skeptical environmentalist (Bjørn Lomborg, Cambridge University Press, 2001) 

    FitzRoy, Felix; Smith, Ian (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews, 2002) - Working or discussion paper
    In his wide ranging attempt to review the literature on economic development and welfare in relation to the environment, Lomborg claims balance and objectivity, but actually presents a thoroughly misleading picture of ...