Working papers

Lucy Hunter Blackburn working paper, February 2014

This report updates The Rocks vs The Sun, which examined the effect of significant changes to student support in Scotland introduced in 2013-14 and considered year on year changes in Scotland between 2012-13 and 2013-14 and how the arrangements in Scotland compared with those elsewhere in the UK,

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Susan Whittaker working paper, February 2014

This literature review focuses on summarising research findings in order to help inform our understanding of why students within the UK cross internal borders for the purpose of higher education study.

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Elisabet Weedon working paper, February 2014

This working paper looks at the role of performance indicators (PIs) in monitoring widening participation to higher education. These indicators are published on an annual basis by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) for HEIs in the whole of the UK.

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ESRC Centre for Population Change

The paper by Professor Allan Findlay and Helen Packwood looks at ‘Immigration to Scotland and the Constitutional Change Debate: Geography, difference and the question of scale’.

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23 January 2014, L'idée fédérale

Dr Nicola McEwen provides an analysis of the Scottish Government's white paper on independence for the think tank L'idée fédérale.

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20 November 2013 Glasgow, Michael Keating seminar on Welfare and Public Services

British Academy/Royal Society of Edinburgh - Enlightening the Constitutional debate

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