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Cross-border student flows: questions of interdependence and inequality

Cross-border student flows: questions of interdependence and inequality | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
David Raffe and Linda Croxford, University of Edinburgh Devolution and more recently the independence debate have brought into focus interdependencies across the territories of the UK. Higher educa...
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David Raffe and Linda Croxford have written this analysis for Discover Society. Their research is part of University of Edinburgh CREID's Future of the UK and Scotland work on higher education and the independence debate. http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/education/rke/centres-groups/creid/projects/he-in-scotland/he-in-scotland

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No country for old money

No country for old money | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
WHEN it comes to money and banking, no country has a richer history than Scotland. It was a Scot, David Hume, who in a 1748 essay set out the first coherent theory...
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The currency research of Angus Armstrong and Monique Ebell is quoted here. NIESR have also produced a video looking at the currency options for an independent Scotland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBC0mLFz91o

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Scotland decides; Jewellery insurance heist; Pensions freedom, Money Box - BBC Radio 4

Scotland decides; Jewellery insurance heist; Pensions freedom, Money Box - BBC Radio 4 | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
The latest news from the world of personal finance, with Paul Lewis.
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Professor David Bell appeared on this edition of Money Box, looking at the affect any independence vote would have on people's personal finances. He is at the start of the programme. You can read our guide to personal finances and the referendum debate here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/guidetothedebate/personal-finance

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Campaigns in debate clash over NHS

Campaigns in debate clash over NHS | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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Our Institute for Fiscal Studies' teams Future of the UK and Scotland work was cited in the BBC Big Debate. 

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Scotland's NHS is not better off with independence, says IFS

Scotland's NHS is not better off with independence, says IFS | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Thinktank rebuts Salmond's claim that union threatens health service as Gordon Brown hints he might challenge first minister
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Our Institute for Fiscal Studies' observation on the NHS and the referendum debate is the focus of this article. You can read the observation here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/scottish-nhs-%E2%80%93-more-financially-secure-outside-uk

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Borrowing powers key to ‘meaningful’ devolution

Borrowing powers key to ‘meaningful’ devolution | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: Promises to extend devolution to Scotland if it votes No to independence in next week’s referendum will only be “meaningful” if the Treasury is willing to hand over powers to borrow money, a new report has warned.
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The report from Angus Armstrong and Monique Ebell at NIESR is the focus of this report on borrowing powers and devolution.

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Devolution must include borrowing powers, but this is not just about Scotland | The Times

Devolution must include borrowing powers, but this is not just about Scotland | The Times | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
The three main political parties are hurriedly putting together a package of greater spending and tax powers but with little, or nothing, on borrowing powers
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Angus Armstrong of NIESR writes for the Times on devolution and the referendum and borrowing powers.

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Public finances expose weakness of Scottish economy - FT.com

Public finances expose weakness of Scottish economy - FT.com | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Nationalists’ ambitions rest on an independent Scotland overturning what they call “a historic gap in economic performance with the UK”. Although full levers to manage Scotland’s economy were not devolved to Holyrood in 1997, the Scottish government
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The Future of the UK and Scotland's teams at The Institute for Fiscal Studies, University of Stirling and National Institute of Economic and Social Research are all quoted in this article. 

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Scotland is gripped by the excitement of choosing its future

Scotland is gripped by the excitement of choosing its future | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Families across Scotland are being divided or united by their stance on the referendum – everyone agrees it is a big deal
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Professor Ailsa Henderson from our Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change is quoted in this article which also features the latest survey that she worked on about voter attitudes to the referendum.

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09/09/2014, Good Morning Scotland - BBC Radio Scotland

09/09/2014, Good Morning Scotland - BBC Radio Scotland | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it

The nation's morning news programme, presented by Gary Robertson and Hayley Millar.

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Professor David Bell from our Stirling University team was interviewed at 02:19:55  by Hayley Millar about the impact on the financial markets of the referendum debate. 

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John Curtice: The economy matters most to voters

John Curtice: The economy matters most to voters | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
MUCH of the No campaign focuses on the alleged risks of independence.
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John Curtice cites the Scottish Social Attitudes Surveys independence referendum insight in this article for the Scotsman. More here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/search/node/Scottish%20Social%20Attitudes

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Undecided tycoon brings out booklet on independence FAQs

Undecided tycoon brings out booklet on independence FAQs | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
PHILANTHROPIC tycoon Sir Tom Hunter has published an extensive booklet outlining in detail responses to frequently asked questions about the Independence Referendum.
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Our booklet Scotland's Decision is the focus of this article. Your can download it for free here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/papers/scotlands-decision-16-questions-think-about-referendum-18-september

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Referendum race 'may have got tighter'

Referendum race 'may have got tighter' | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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Our Future of the UK and Scotland colleague Professor John Curtice writes this analysis of the latest referendum opinion polls, with a link to his website www.whatscotlandthinks.org which has polling data, and much more that you can use to generate your own reports.

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26/08/2014, Today - BBC Radio 4

26/08/2014, Today - BBC Radio 4 | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
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Angus Armstrong from our NIESR Future of the UK and Scotland team is interviewed on the BBC Leadership debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling. 18 mins in

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Independent Scotland’s prosperity hinges on five challenges - FT.com

Independent Scotland’s prosperity hinges on five challenges - FT.com | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Scotland’s “Mini-Me” economy is far from an oasis of riches or a pit of despair within the UK. Levels of income, unemployment, labour productivity and inequality are remarkably similar to the combined average for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland
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Our NIESR colleagues--Angus Armstrong and Monique Ebell--are cited in this report, quoting their paper in the Oxford Review of Economic Policy.  

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Scotland and the NHS: Fears stoked in England gain popular appeal north of the border

Scotland and the NHS: Fears stoked in England gain popular appeal north of the border | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
The NHS is one of the best examples of how devolution has allowed the institutions of the UK's four nations to diverge.

It operates independently in each country and, as Gordon Brown has challenged Alex Salmond make clear, its budget for Scotland is set by Holyrood - albeit paid for out of the block grant that comes from Westminster for all public services.
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Our Institute for Fiscal Studies's NHS observations on the feature of this article. You can read more here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/scottish-nhs-%E2%80%93-more-financially-secure-outside-uk

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Think tank claims threat to NHS

Think tank claims threat to NHS | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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Our Institute for Fiscal Studies team's work on the NHS is the focus of this article by Eleanor Bradford. You can read their observation here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/scottish-nhs-%E2%80%93-more-financially-secure-outside-uk

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Even Google can't predict indy outcome says Tom Hunter

Even Google can't predict indy outcome says Tom Hunter | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
WITH Scotland's fate in our hands, philanthropist Tom Hunter urges voters to make informed decision on September 18.
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Our teams' book Sctland's Decision which has a forward from Sir Tom Hunter is cited in the article. You can download it here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/papers/scotlands-decision-16-questions-think-about-referendum-18-september

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Fiscal Studies group warn black hole in health finances will cost country dear

Fiscal Studies group warn black hole in health finances will cost country dear | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
AN INDEPENDENT ­Scotland would find it harder to protect NHS ­budgets, according to an analysis by a leading think tank that contradicts Yes campaign claims about the health service.
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The work of our team at the Institute for Fiscal Studies is cited in this Herald article. Read the IFS observation here:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/scottish-nhs-%E2%80%93-more-financially-secure-outside-uk

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Bond markets braced for Scotland impact - FT.com

Bond markets braced for Scotland impact - FT.com | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
If the vote for Scottish independence is as close as polls suggest, then western debt markets could be about to see something they have not witnessed for years: new government bonds. Whether Scots vote “yes” or “no” next week, the country is almost
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Angus Armstrong from our NIESR team is quoted in this article on Scotland and the the bond markets.

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Charlie Jeffery: What next if it’s a ‘Yes’ vote?

Charlie Jeffery: What next if it’s a ‘Yes’ vote? | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
IF Scotland votes ‘Yes’, politicians in Scotland and the rest of the UK will need to move quickly in order to get negotiations under way and settle emotions among voters and business, writes Professor Charlie Jeffery.
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Food and drink polls leave bitter taste for No

Food and drink polls leave bitter taste for No | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
With just eight days to go until the vote to decide Scotland’s future, Capital businesses have delivered the No campaign a blow to the stomach in another gut-wrenching poll.
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Charlie Jeffery, research co-ordinator for the Future of the UK and Scotland, takes the taste test of the food #indyref polls many cafes and bars are doing.

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BBC News at Ten, 09/09/2014

BBC News at Ten, 09/09/2014 | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide.
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Nicola McEwen from our Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change appears in Robert Peston's report on the referendum. 

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Scottish referendum: is it yes or no to politics in class?

Scottish referendum: is it yes or no to politics in class? | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Some Scottish schools have not debated the issues over independence. Have pupils who will be voting missed out?
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The work of our AQMeN team including Jan Eichhorn and Lindsay Paterson both looking at young people's voting intentions and helping in inform schools about the referendum is featured in this article. 

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Leading research director warns Scottish independence is a "very real possibility"

Leading research director warns Scottish independence is a "very real possibility" | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Dr Angus Armstrong, director of macroeconmic research at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, says region would suffer
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Our Future of the UK and Scotland colleague Angus Armstrong is quoted in this article ahead of an event he is attending in Newcastle. More details here http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/events/divorcing-nation-what-happens-if-scotland-separates

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Does Scotland's currency clash matter?

Does Scotland's currency clash matter? | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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Our Future of the UK and Scotland colleague Brad MacKay is quoted in this article on the issue of the currency and business. You can read his perspective on business views and the referendum here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/guidetothedebate/economy-competition

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