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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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University of Stirling & Future of the UK and Scotland Report May 2014

This report outlines the results of a survey of a representative sample of the Scottish population designed by researchers at Stirling University and carried out by Yougov in December 2013.

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ESRC, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, 1 May 2014

This report outlines the results of a survey of a representative sample of Scottish businesses designed by researchers at Stirling University in conjunction with

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May 2014, Centre for Population Change

This paper examines the significance of students coming from other countries to study at Scottish higher education institutions. Higher education is more important to the Scottish economy than is the sector to England or the rest of the UK.

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Sheila Riddell, David Raffe , Linda Croxford, Elisabet Weedon & Sarah Minty briefing paper January 2014

This project forms part of the ESRC’s Future of the UK and Scotland Programme.

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Nicola McEwen Project briefing, February 2014

Isolation or Interdependence? Competing Visions of Independence

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