Reports & Briefings

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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21 February 2014, ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change

Professor Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny of University of Stirling and ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change outline the decision-making processes in prevention policy in a report to the Scottish Government.

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14 February 2014, Centre for Population Change
Attracting and retaining migrants has been positioned as a key driver of population and economic growth in Scotland (Scottish Government, 2011).
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14 February 2014, Centre for Population Change

The outcome of the 2014 Scottish referendum on the constitutional future of the United Kingdom (UK) may have noticeable impact on future migration to and from Scotland.

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14 February 2014, Centre for Population Change

Migration to and from Scotland could potentially be affected by the outcome of the 2014 Scottish referendum on the constitutional future of the United Kingdom.

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14 February 2014, Centre for Population Change

This briefing paper examines Scottish employers’ and industry representatives’ views on current UK immigration policies, and situates these perspectives within the context of the constitutional change debate.

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10 February 2014, Migration Observatory

The first detailed analysis of Scottish public opinion about immigration shows that Scotland has significantly lower levels of concern about immigration than England and Wales, but also that Scots’ views on the subject are strongly associated with their voting intentions in the referendum.

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