Reports & Briefings
This report outlines the results of a survey of a representative sample of Scottish businesses designed by researchers at Stirling University in conjunction with
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.
This project forms part of the ESRC’s Future of the UK and Scotland Programme.
Isolation or Interdependence? Competing Visions of Independence
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.