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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 ...
    • Barriers to higher education entry – a Scottish rural perspective 

      Lasselle, Laurence (2016) - Journal article
      This paper explores some of the unique issues in accessing Higher Education (HE) faced by pupils living in some Scottish rural communities in Argyll & Bute, Highland, Eilean Siar (Western Isles), Orkney Islands and Shetland ...
    • Exploring young people’s perception and attitudes towards their potential progression to university : a Scottish rural perspective 

      Lasselle, Laurence (2017-08-01) - Journal article
      This paper presents an exploratory analysis of young people’s perceptions and attitudes towards their potential progression to higher education in rural areas of Scotland. These young people belonged to three state secondary ...
    • Facts explained: access to higher education for Scottish rural communities : an exploratory analysis 

      Lasselle, Laurence; Macpherson, Robert Allan; Kirby, Graham Njal Cameron (2015-06-18) - Conference paper
    • 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 ...
    • Hard to reach communities and a hard to reach university 

      Lasselle, Laurence; Macpherson, Robert Allan (2017) - Journal article
      We propose a methodology capturing the perception of geographical, monetary and transportation distance between secondary state schools in some Scottish remote communities and a hard to reach university located in a small ...
    • 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 ...
    • Improving Students’ Learning Aspirations Beyond Post-Primary Education : A First Account of Two Non-Formal Education Programmes in Middle-Income Countries 

      Arico, Fabio Riccardo; Lasselle, Laurence; Thampanishvong, Kannika (University of St Andrews, 2010-07) - Working or discussion paper
      Non-formal education programmes are active in a number of developing countries. These programmes offer vulnerable students an opportunity to pursue their education although they were excluded for various reasons from the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Stability and cycles in a cobweb model with heterogeneous expectations 

      Lasselle, Laurence; Svizzero, S; Tisdell, C (2005-11) - Journal article
      We investigate the dynamics of a cobweb model with heterogeneous beliefs, generalizing the example of Brock and Hommes (1997). We examine situations where the agents form expectations by using either rational expectations, ...