Research briefings

British Social Attitudes report 31, June 2014
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CREID Working Paper, Linda Croxford and David Raffe - June 2014

About 7% of full-time undergraduate students domiciled in the UK move to another home country of the UK to study. This proportion varies widely across the four home countries, from less than one in twenty English-domiciled students to around one in three from Wales and NorthernIreland.

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CREID Working Paper, Sarah Minty - June 2014

This working paper presents findings from research undertaken with young people as part of the ESRC project ‘Higher Education in Scotland, the devolution settlement and the referendum on independence’. Interviews were conducted with 148 young people aged 14 to 19.

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CREID Working Paper, Sheila Riddell - June 2014

This working paper draws on findings from an ESRC-funded project entitled Higher Education in Scotland, the Devolution Settlement and the Referendum on Independence, conducted by researchers at the University of Edinburgh between March 2013 and July 2014.

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IFS report, 4 June 2014

Two new IFS reports, published as part of an ESRC programme of work “The future of the UK and Scotland”, update previous medium-term forecasts for an independent Scotland’s public finances and consider the Independence White Paper in the context of these forecasts.

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IFS report, 4 June 2014

Two new IFS reports, published as part of an ESRC programme of work “The future of the UK and Scotland”, update previous medium-term forecasts for an independent Scotland’s public finances and consider the Independence White Paper in the context of these forecasts.

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David N.F. Bell Paper, May 2014

What is the best way to forecast the outcome of the Scottish referendum on independence? This is a vitally important question for individuals, organisations and businesses trying to plan for the post-referendum period.

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The threat environment of the UK and Scotland in the context of the UK National Security Strategy - May 2014

This report is a summary of the second seminar in the series Security in Scotland, with or without constitutional change. It was led by academics from the University of Edinburgh with participation from a range of invited scholars, security experts and former members of the intelligence

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