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Scots 'wealthier than Scandinavia thanks to UK's low prices' - Telegraph

Scots 'wealthier than Scandinavia thanks to UK's low prices' - Telegraph | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Professor David Bell publishes research showing Scots have more disposable income than their peers in almost all other small European countries.
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Professor David Bell's new  ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland research on Scottish people's disposable income and how it compares to Scandinavians features in this article. More information here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/scots-purchasing-power-better-most

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Scottish independence vote is too close to call

Scottish independence vote is too close to call | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it

Despite polling pointing towards a victory for the No campaign in Scotland, our forecasting model suggests that the result is still too close to call.


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Study: undecided voters more likely to back indy...but not by enough for Yes

Undecided voters are more likely to back independence, but not in high enough numbers to win a Yes vote in the referendum, according to new research.
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Our British Election Study team's research into indyref voters is cited here.

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Boost for Scottish independence as undecided voters switch to yes camp

Boost for Scottish independence as undecided voters switch to yes camp | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
A quarter of voters who were undeclared in March have since said they will be voting yes, survey finds
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The British Election Study's latest Future of the UK and Scotland work features in this article. 

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ESRC's curator insight, July 30, 5:36 AM

Article cites research from the ESRC-funded British Election Study

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Darling's warning on cost of border

Darling's  warning on cost  of border | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
INDEPENDENCE could shrink Scotland's economy by up to £8 billion a year, or 5.5% of GDP, by creating a new trade border with England, the chairman of Better Together claimed yesterday.
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The work of David Comerford, based at our University of Stirling Future of the UK and Scotland team, is cited here. You can read his full explanation of border costs and their effect on an independent Scotland's economy here  http://futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/border-effect-trade-between-independent-scotland-and-uk

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Who will clear the Corporate Tax hurdle?

Who will clear the Corporate Tax hurdle? | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it

Independent Scotland intends to offer a low corporation tax rate – but will this prove to be a good or a bad thing?


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ESRC's curator insight, July 28, 4:27 AM

This article quotes the Institute for Fiscal Studies which is funded by the ESRC.

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INSIDE TRACK: Broadening horizons to learn about arc of prosperity

INSIDE TRACK: Broadening horizons to learn about arc of prosperity | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THE SNP have just been given their annual kicking for ministers' international travel expenses.
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The book by Michael Keating and Malcolm Harvey from our ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change gets a mention in this article for informing the debate on Scotland's future. You can find out more about it here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/nordic-aspirations

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The Montreal effect

The Montreal effect | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
When Sun Life opened its headquarters in the heart of downtown Montreal, there was no bigger building in the British Empire.
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Brad MacKay, our Future of the UK and Scotland ESRC Fellow looking at business attitudes to the referendum is quoted in this article. You can find more of Brad's work here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/search/node/brad%20mackay

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16/07/2014, Wake Up to Money - BBC Radio 5 live

16/07/2014, Wake Up to Money - BBC Radio 5 live | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
News and insight from the business world with Mickey Clark and Adam Parsons.
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Professor David Bell of our University of Stirling Future of the UK and Scotland team is interviewed on Wake up to Money about the financial sector and the independence referendum. 

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Juncker pulled into row over independence

Juncker pulled into row over independence | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has demanded an apology from the No campaign after Better Together dragged the new president of the European Commission into a huge row on the EU and Scotland.
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Professor Michael Keating from our ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change is quoted in this article on continuing debate on any independent Scotland and the EU. You can read more of Michael's views on the broader issue here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/about/people/michael-keating

 

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Dear Prime Minister and First Minister…

Dear Prime Minister and First Minister… | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
IT IS September 19th 2014 and—confounding the opinion polls—Scotland has voted “yes” to independence. You, Alex Salmond, are elated. You, David Cameron, are...
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ESRC Fellow Angus Armstrong and National Institute of Economic and Social Research colleague Dr Monique Ebell's Future of the UK and Scotland work on Scotland's debt is quoted in the Economist. You  can find more of their work here:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/scottish-independence-and-uks-debt-burden and elswhere on our site

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ESRC's curator insight, July 11, 4:28 AM

ESRC Fellow Angus Armstrong and National Institute of Economic and Social Research colleague Dr Monique Ebell's Future of the UK and Scotland work on Scotland's debt is quoted.  

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Scotland: For Richer or Poorer?

Scotland: For Richer or Poorer? | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Robert Peston asks if Scotland would be richer or poorer as an independent nation.
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Paul Johnson from the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Angus Armstrong from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research  are both interviewed in this programme, drawing on their ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland work.

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The rights and wrongs of a constitution

The rights and wrongs of a constitution | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
The rights and wrongs of a constitution
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Professor Michael Keating  of the ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change writes for the Sunday Post on a written constitution and any independent Scotland.

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Battle for Scotland is ‘still too close to call’

Battle for Scotland is ‘still too close to call’ | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THE campaign to save the United Kingdom from the threat of independence yesterday received a timely warning from a leading academic.
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 Arkadiusz Wisniowski's  Future of the UK and Scotland work for the ESRC Centre for Population Change is cited here. 

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ESRC's curator insight, August 1, 5:25 AM

 Arkadiusz Wisniowski's  Future of the UK and Scotland work for the ESRC Centre for Population Change is cited. 

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Scotland’s Yes campaign gaining among undecided voters - FT.com

Scotland’s Yes campaign gaining among undecided voters - FT.com | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Undecided voters in Scotland are shifting towards backing independence, but not in enough numbers to secure victory on September 18, according to British Election Study data that tracks individual voting intentions. Trailing in all opinion polls,
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The British Election Study's Future of the UK and Scotland research on undecided voters features in this FT article.

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Independence: More ‘don’t knows’ veer towards Yes

Independence: More ‘don’t knows’ veer towards Yes | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
UNDECIDED voters are more likely to come down on the side of independence in the referendum – but not in enough numbers to secure victory for the Yes camp.
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The British Election Study team's latest Future of the UK and Scotland work is featured here. You can read more at:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/undecided-moving-towards-%E2%80%98yes%E2%80%99-not-enough-win-referendum-vote

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UNDECIDED 'MORE LIKELY TO VOTE YES'

UNDECIDED 'MORE LIKELY TO VOTE YES' | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Undecided voters are more likely to back independence, but not in high enough numbers to win a Yes vote in the referendum, according to new research. The Bri...
The Future of the UK and Scotland's insight:

The British Election Study team's research quoted here as part of their ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland work can be found here:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/undecided-moving-towards-%E2%80%98yes%E2%80%99-not-enough-win-referendum-vote

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Yes vote 'will improve childcare'

Yes vote 'will improve childcare' | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Yes vote 'will improve childcare'
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The blog by Craig McAngus from our Future of the UK and Scotland team at the University of Stirling features in this report. You can read the blog here:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/what-constitutional-scenario-do-scots-think-best-gender-equality-and-childcare-provision

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ESRC's curator insight, July 30, 5:45 AM

Article cites research and findings from the ESRC's Future of UK and Scotland project.

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Scotland 2014, 24/07/2014

Scotland 2014, 24/07/2014 | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
An in-depth look at the day's stories and issues affecting Scotland.
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ESRC Fellow David Bell features in the report on bookmakers' odds and the referendum. The report starts around 16 minutes 25 seconds. You can read more on Professor Bell's Future of the UK and Scotland work on the subject here http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/recent-betting-trends-suggest-chance-%E2%80%98no%E2%80%99-outcome-has-increased

 

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Independence: Juncker ‘sympathetic’ to Scots EU bid

Independence: Juncker ‘sympathetic’ to Scots EU bid | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: New European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker is “sympathetic” to an independent Scotland joining the EU due to his experience as a politician from a small member state, it emerged last night.
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ESRC Fellow Michael Keating, director of our Scottish Centre on Consitutional Change is quoted in this article on the EU and any independent Scotland. 

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Yes or No – Scotland looks set for significant fiscal change - FT.com

Yes or No – Scotland looks set for significant fiscal change - FT.com | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Britain has become so transfixed by the idea that Scotland could become an ­independent country that it has paid relatively little attention to what might happen if it does not. But if Scotland votes No in September’s referendum – as the polls
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Professor David Bell of our ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland team at  the University of Stirling is quoted in this article on taxation whatever the outcome of the independence referendum.

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Row as Juncker bars any new EU members for 5 years

Row as Juncker bars any new EU members for 5 years | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: New European Union chief Jean-Claude Juncker last night banned any new countries from joining in the next five years.
The Future of the UK and Scotland's insight:

Professor Michael Keating for our ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change is quoted in this article on the continuing EU/independent Scotland debate. You can find more of Professor Keating's work here http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/about/people/michael-keating

 

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Alexander: iScotland could miss out on North Sea's potential

Alexander: iScotland could miss out on North Sea's potential | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
AN INDEPENDENT Scotland could fail to cash in on the full economic potential of the North Sea, Danny Alexander has warned, as the UK Government today launches a review of its oil tax regime.
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David Phillips from our Institute for Fiscal Studies team looking at the ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland is quoted in this article on independence and the Scottish economy. You can find the latest from the IFS referendum briefings here here http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/ifs-spending-cuts-or-tax-increases-would-be-needed-pay-independence-white-paper-giveaways

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Dispatches - 4oD

Dispatches - 4oD | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Dispatches on 4 on Demand. Watch Dispatches online when you want on 4oD. Antony Barnett goes on the campaign trail with both sides of the Scottish independence debate to investigate claims of dubious tactics and misinformation.

And, as passions run high on both sides, Dispatches looks at the role of social media in this landmark referendum.
The Future of the UK and Scotland's insight:

Brad MacKay and John Curtice from our ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland teams are interviewed in this programme. You can read more of Brad's work about business and the independence referendum here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/scottish-independence-debate-evidence-business John Curtice's regular blog is available here http://www.whatscotlandthinks.org/

 

 

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New poll: Yes 32%, No 46%, Don't Know 22%

Support for independence appears to have stalled with just over two months to the referendum, the latest poll suggests.
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Professor John Curtice behind our team's www.whatscotlandthinks.org website is quoted here. 

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