Research Papers

Research Paper 1/2013 Improving social outcomes in Scotland. Devo Plus proposals for welfare devolution and reform

Research Paper 1/2013 Improving social outcomes in Scotland. Devo Plus proposals for welfare devolution and reform

Jeremy Purvis

2013

ESRC Conversation 2 – “Delivering Social Security: Options in Scotland’s Constitutional Debate” On 18 February 2013 the DHI held a seminar for the second of the four ‘conversations’ on topics related to constitutional change in Scotland. This second topic relates to how we guarantee welfare through social security and other measures and is one of the most disputed issues in Scottish and UK politics. Papers have been prepared by Professor David Bell, University of Stirling, Professor Bea Cantillon, University of Antwerp, Professor Derek Birrell, University of Ulster, Dr. Nicola McEwen, University of Edinburgh, Professor Ailsa McKay, Glasgow Caledonian University and Jeremy Purvis of the Devo-Plus Group.

Social Protection in Scotland

Social Protection in Scotland

David Bell

2013

ESRC Conversation 2 – “Delivering Social Security: Options in Scotland’s Constitutional Debate” On 18 February 2013 the DHI held a seminar for the second of the four ‘conversations’ on topics related to constitutional change in Scotland. This second topic relates to how we guarantee welfare through social security and other measures and is one of the most disputed issues in Scottish and UK politics. Papers have been prepared by Professor David Bell, University of Stirling, Professor Bea Cantillon, University of Antwerp, Professor Derek Birrell, University of Ulster, Dr. Nicola McEwen, University of Edinburgh, Professor Ailsa McKay, Glasgow Caledonian University and Jeremy Purvis of the Devo-Plus Group.

Research Paper 6/2012 Scottish independence: the fiscal context

Research Paper 6/2012 Scottish independence: the fiscal context

Paul Johnson, David Phillips

2012

ESRC Conversation 1 – “Macro-Economic Policies and Constitutional Change” In November 2012 the DHI held a seminar for the first of four ‘conversations’ on topics related to constitutional change in Scotland. The first topic relates to macro-economic policy issues, including ‘what currency’, fiscal and monetary policy under different regimes and the complex world of financial sector oversight and regulation. Papers have been prepared by Dr Gavin McCrone (formerly Chief Economic Adviser to the Scottish Office), Paul Johnson (Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies), Owen Kelly (Chief Executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise, Brian Quinn (formerly acting Deputy Governor of the Bank of England) and Prof Cesar Colino from UNED, examining relevant Spanish experience.

Research Paper 5/2012 Scottish Independence and Financial Services – an Industry Observer’s Perspective

Research Paper 5/2012 Scottish Independence and Financial Services – an Industry Observer’s Perspective

Owen Kelly

2012

ESRC Conversation 1 – “Macro-Economic Policies and Constitutional Change” In November 2012 the DHI held a seminar for the first of four ‘conversations’ on topics related to constitutional change in Scotland. The first topic relates to macro-economic policy issues, including ‘what currency’, fiscal and monetary policy under different regimes and the complex world of financial sector oversight and regulation. Papers have been prepared by Dr Gavin McCrone (formerly Chief Economic Adviser to the Scottish Office), Paul Johnson (Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies), Owen Kelly (Chief Executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise, Brian Quinn (formerly acting Deputy Governor of the Bank of England) and Prof Cesar Colino from UNED, examining relevant Spanish experience.

Research Paper 4/2012 Devolution-Max á la Basque: A Model for a Scotland within the UK?

Research Paper 4/2012 Devolution-Max á la Basque: A Model for a Scotland within the UK?

César Colino

2012

ESRC Conversation 1 – “Macro-Economic Policies and Constitutional Change” In November 2012 the DHI held a seminar for the first of four ‘conversations’ on topics related to constitutional change in Scotland. The first topic relates to macro-economic policy issues, including ‘what currency’, fiscal and monetary policy under different regimes and the complex world of financial sector oversight and regulation. Papers have been prepared by Dr Gavin McCrone (formerly Chief Economic Adviser to the Scottish Office), Paul Johnson (Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies), Owen Kelly (Chief Executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise, Brian Quinn (formerly acting Deputy Governor of the Bank of England) and Prof Cesar Colino from UNED, examining relevant Spanish experience.

Research Paper 3/2012 Scottish Independence: Issues and Questions

Research Paper 3/2012 Scottish Independence: Issues and Questions

Brian Quinn

2012

ESRC Conversation 1 – “Macro-Economic Policies and Constitutional Change” In November 2012 the DHI held a seminar for the first of four ‘conversations’ on topics related to constitutional change in Scotland. The first topic relates to macro-economic policy issues, including ‘what currency’, fiscal and monetary policy under different regimes and the complex world of financial sector oversight and regulation. Papers have been prepared by Dr Gavin McCrone (formerly Chief Economic Adviser to the Scottish Office), Paul Johnson (Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies), Owen Kelly (Chief Executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise, Brian Quinn (formerly acting Deputy Governor of the Bank of England) and Prof Cesar Colino from UNED, examining relevant Spanish experience.

Research Paper 2/2012 The Scope for Economic Policy after Independence

Research Paper 2/2012 The Scope for Economic Policy after Independence

Gavin McCrone

2012

ESRC Conversation 1 – “Macro-Economic Policies and Constitutional Change” In November 2012 the DHI held a seminar for the first of four ‘conversations’ on topics related to constitutional change in Scotland. The first topic relates to macro-economic policy issues, including ‘what currency’, fiscal and monetary policy under different regimes and the complex world of financial sector oversight and regulation. Papers have been prepared by Dr Gavin McCrone (formerly Chief Economic Adviser to the Scottish Office), Paul Johnson (Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies), Owen Kelly (Chief Executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise, Brian Quinn (formerly acting Deputy Governor of the Bank of England) and Prof Cesar Colino from UNED, examining relevant Spanish experience.

Arguments Amongst Friends: Twenty Five Years of Sceptical Enquiry

Arguments Amongst Friends: Twenty Five Years of Sceptical Enquiry

Nick Kuennsberg, Gillian Lomas

This book tells the story of the foundation of the Institute and includes a series of specially commisioned essays and papers derived from its activities and archives over the past 25 years. It illistrates the Institute’s role in filling an important and rare safe place for “arguments amongst friends”