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  • Boom goes the price : giant resource discoveries and real exchange rate appreciation 

    Harding, Torfinn; Stefanski, Radoslaw (Radek); Toews, Gerhard (University of St Andrews, 2016-05-21) - Working or discussion paper
    We estimate the effect of giant oil and gas discoveries on bilateral real exchange rates. The size and plausibly exogenous timing of such discoveries make them ideal for identifying the effects of an anticipated resource ...
  • Bootstrapping opportunistic networks using social roles 

    Bigwood, Greg; Henderson, Tristan (IEEE, 2011-06-23) - Conference item
    Opportunistic routing protocols can enable message delivery in disconnected networks of mobile devices. To conserve energy in mobile environments, such routing protocols must minimise unnecessary message-forwarding. This ...
  • Boron isotope evidence for oceanic carbon dioxide leakage during the last deglaciation 

    Martínez-Botí, M A; Marino, G; Foster, G L; Ziveri, P; Henehan, M J; Rae, J W B; Mortyn, P G; Vance, D (2015-02-12) - Journal article
    Atmospheric CO2 fluctuations over glacial-interglacial cycles remain a major challenge to our understanding of the carbon cycle and the climate system. Leading hypotheses put forward to explain glacial-interglacial atmospheric ...
  • Boundary layer flow beneath an internal solitary wave of elevation 

    Carr, Magda; Davies, P A (2010-02) - Journal article
    The wave-induced flow over a fixed bottom boundary beneath an internal solitary wave of elevation propagating in an unsheared, two-layer, stably stratified fluid is investigated experimentally. Measurements of the velocity ...
  • Brain swelling and death in children with cerebral malaria 

    Seydel, Karl B; Kampondeni, Samuel D; Valim, Clarissa; Potchen, Michael J; Milner, Danny A; Muwalo, Francis W; Birbeck, Gretchen L; Bradley, William G; Fox, Lindsay L; Glover, Simon J; Hammond, Colleen A; Heyderman, Robert S; Chilingulo, Cowles A; Molyneux, Malcolm E; Taylor, Terrie E (2015-03-19) - Journal article
    Case fatality rates among African children with cerebral malaria remain in the range of 15 to 25%. The key pathogenetic processes and causes of death are unknown, but a combination of clinical observations and pathological ...
  • Bread and cinema : Baghdad in al-Nakhla wa-'l-jiran by Gha'ib Tu'ma Farman 

    Caiani, Fabio; Cobham, Catherine Mary (2010) - Journal article
    Al-Nakhla wa-'l-jīrān (‘The Palm Tree and the Neighbours', 1966) has been largely neglected outside the Arab world, despite being hailed as ‘the true beginning’ of the Iraqi novel. After an introduction to Farmān and the ...
  • Breaking conditional symmetry in automated constraint modelling with CONJURE 

    Akgun, O.; Gent, I.P.; Jefferson, C.; Miguel, I.; Nightingale, P. (IOS Press, 2014) - Book item
    Many constraint problems contain symmetry, which can lead to redundant search. If a partial assignment is shown to be invalid, we are wasting time if we ever consider a symmetric equivalent of it. A particularly important ...
  • Breaking the holding pattern : a new approach to aviation policymaking in the UK : executive summary 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2008-05) - Report
    This document is a summary of 'Breaking the holding pattern : a new approach to aviation policymaking in the UK'.
  • Breakthroughs for the twenty-first century 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2009-07-01) - Report
    Nineteen ‘Breakthrough Ideas’ filtered from 285 submissions spread across the spectrum of sustainable development, with solutions ranging from policy change to grassroots action to technological innovation. They encompass ...
  • Breeding male grey seals exhibit similar activity budgets across varying exposures to human activity 

    Bishop, Amanda; Pomeroy, Patrick; Twiss, Sean D. (2015-05-07) - Journal article
    Human-wildlife interactions can be incidental or direct through activities such as wildlife tourism. In the presence of anthropogenic activities, some animals exhibit behavioural alterations such as increased vigilance or ...
  • Brevard Childs : the logic of scripture's textual authority 

    Driver, Daniel R. (University of St Andrews, 2009-06-25) - Thesis
    Brevard Childs argues for the inner logic of scripture’s textual authority as an historical reality that gives rise to the material condition by which the church apprehends and experiences God in Christ. The church’s use ...
  • Bridging the gap : attractive 3c-4e interactions in peri-substituted acenaphthylenes 

    Diamond, Louise M.; Knight, Fergus R.; Arachchige, Kasun S. Athukorala; Randall, Rebecca A. M.; Buehl, Michael; Slawin, Alexandra M. Z.; Woollins, J. Derek (2014-03) - Journal article
    A series of peri-substituted acenaphthylenes that contain mixed halogen-chalcogen functionalities at the 5,6-positions in 1-6 [Acenapyl[X](EPh) (Acenapyl = acenaphthylene-5,6-diyl; X = Br, I; E = S, Se, Te)] and ...
  • Bridging the gap in marine and terrestrial studies 

    Munguia, Pablo; Ojanguren, A. F. (2015-02) - Journal article
    Ecologists are interested in understanding natural phenomena and strive to make comparisons across systems to better understand broad ecological processes and patterns. Recent reviews showcased how marine and terrestrial ...
  • Brief interventions for reducing violence : a rapid review of evaluations and recommendations 

    Neville, Fergus Gilmour; Goodall, Christine; Williams, Damien John; Donnelly, Peter Duncan (2014-11-19) - Journal item
  • Briefing 1: The Big Society and Welfare Reform 

    McKee, Kim; Moore, Tom; Muir, Jenny (University of St Andrews, 2014-07-08) - Report
  • Briefing 2 : Localism and New Housing Futures 

    Moore, Tom; McKee, Kim (University of St Andrews, 2014-08-11) - Report
  • Briefing 3: Devolution, localism and social housing 

    Muir, Jenny; McKee, Kim (University of St Andrews, 2015-03-13) - Report
  • Briefing No 6. Young people, homeownership and the fallacy of choice 

    McKee, Kim (University of St Andrews, 2015-05-20) - Report
  • Briefing No 7. The costs and gains of homebuying 

    Soaita, Adriana Mihaela (University of St Andrews, 2015-05-28) - Report
    Drawing on 80 interviews with owner-occupiers and on national data on house prices and mortgages, I examine the way in which homes’ meanings are negotiated through the subjective calculation of the financial costs and gains ...
  • Briefing No 8. The case for property investment 

    Soaita, Adriana Mihaela (University of St Andrews, 2016-03-31) - Report
    The private rental sector (PRS) has seen a steady increase since 2000. This reflects complex societal changes which are taking place across the UK and beyond, not least increased demand from students, mobile professionals, ...