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  • Evidence presented to Energy Bill 2010 Committee 

    Haszeldine, R Stuart; Gibbins, Jon (SCCS, 2009-12-09)
    2020 Vision – will the 2010 Energy Bill be enough to get CCS where it needs to be by the end of the next decade, and beyond to 2030? - A memorandum to the Energy Bill Committee - The financial support for carbon capture ...
  • Excess Volatility and Investment trusts 

    Adams, Andrew T (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 2000)
    The variance of returns to investment trust shareholders may be split into three components - variance of net asset value (NAV) returns, variance of discount returns and twice the covariance between NAV returns and ...
  • Explaining Monday Returns 

    Draper, Paul; Paudyal, Krishna (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 2001)
    The Monday effect is re-examined using two stock indices and a sample of 452 individual stocks that trade on the London Stock Exchange. The results based on conventional test methods reveal a low average return on Monday. ...
  • Feasibility Study for Europe-wide CO₂ Infrastructures 

    Haszeldine, R Stuart; Stewart, J; Ainger, Dominic; Argent, Steve; Carter, R (SCCS, 2010-10)
    Ove Arup & Partners Limited (Arup) and their partners Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS) were commissioned in December 2009 by the European Commission Directorate-General Energy and Transport (DG-TREN) to undertake ...
  • Fertility, Female Participation in Employment and Reconciliation Policies in Spain 

    Ibanez, Marta (The University of Edinburgh, 2010)
    Different aspects of decisions regarding parenthood are analysed. From an institutional perspective, reconciliation policies and features of the female labour market are studied, as well as the values and life views that ...
  • Fire Brigades costs and organisational arrangements 

    Hoyle, W.H.H. (Home Office Scientific Advisers's Branch, 1967-09)
    Basic cost curves for fire brigades in England and Wales are presented. The relationships are used to investigate the financial consequenoes of enlarging present brigade responsibilities in terms of the scope of service ...
  • Flexible working lives and pension coverage in Europe with a focus on women: Lessons to be learned by Germany? 

    Leschke, Janine (The University of Edinburgh, 2011)
    In particular due to increasing female employment over the last decades employment has become more flexible in regard to the contract form and we observe more discontinuous employment careers. This paper discusses in how ...
  • Flexicurity – a state-of-the art review 

    Viebrock, Elke; Clasen, Jochen (The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
    The notion of ‘flexicurity’ promises to overcome the tensions between labour market flexibility on the one hand and social security on the other hand by offering ‘the best of both worlds’. In this review the development ...
  • Forecasting Stock Market Volatility: Evidence from Fourteen Countries. 

    Balaban, Ercan; Bayar, Asli; Faff, Robert (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 2002)
    This paper evaluates the out-of-sample forecasting accuracy of eleven models for weekly and monthly volatility in fourteen stock markets. Volatility is defined as within-week (within-month) standard deviation of continuously ...
  • Formal response to Economides, CO₂ storage is feasible 

    Cavanagh, Andrew; Blunt, Martin; Haszeldine, R Stuart (SCCS, 2010)
    The proposition by Economides and Ehlig-Economides (E&E) in 2009 and 2010 that geological storage of CO2 is ‘not feasible at any cost’ deserves to be examined closely, as this is counter to the view expressed in the ...
  • Fund Turnover and Investment Performance 

    Adams, Andrew T; Lambert, E (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 1997)
    We examine the level of share dealing activity of UK long-term institutional funds and, for UK pension funds, assess the impact of this dealing activity on investment performance. The analysis is carried out using annual ...
  • The future of carbon capture and storage in Europe Response to COM (2013) 180 

    Haszeldine, R Stuart; Scott, Vivian; Littlecott, Chris (SCCS, 2013-07-01)
    The future of carbon capture and storage in Europe Response to COM (2013) 180 final
  • Gendering Insiders and Outsiders. Labour Market Status and Preferences for Job Security. 

    Emmenegger, Patrick (The University of Edinburgh, 2010)
    This paper examines the role of gender in the relationship between labour market status and preferences for job security. We hypothesize that the insider/outsider theory of employment and unemployment suffers from a gender ...
  • The generalized regression model for utilization gradients 

    Derry, Julian F (2006-07-21)
    This document contains a table which is a reworking of Table 1.3 in Derry (2004). The table has been corrected and extended to include further examples of applying the generalized piosphere model to utilization gradients ...
  • A geography of big things 

    Jacobs, Jane M (Institute of Geography; The School of Geosciences; The University of Edinburgh, 2005)
    The journal Cultural Geographies, and its predecessor Ecumene, has provided flagship scholarship in cultural geography for over a decade. Cultural Geographies has played this part in a period that has witnessed both ...
  • Habitable Cars: what we do there 

    Laurier, Eric; Brown, Barry; Lorimer, Hayden (Institute of Geography; The School of Geosciences; The University of Edinburgh, 2005)
    Two seats and a small sofa all facing forwards. The three piece suite of the conventionally designed car. A little living room. It is supplied with a stereo for playing music and a radio. More commonly now, DVD players ...
  • A Hidden Markov Chain Model for the Term Structure of Bond Credit Risk Spreads 

    Thomas, L; Allen, David E; Morkel-Kingsbury, N (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 1998)
    This paper provides a Markov chain model for the term structure and credit risk spreads of bond processes. It allows dependency between the stochastic process modeling the interest rate and the Markov chain process describing ...
  • Hidden Risks In The CDO - Squared Market 

    Adams, Andrew T; Clunie, James; Bhatt, Rajiv (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 2005)
    We show that there are risks (default location risk and overlap risk) unique to CDO-squared structures. These risks may not be well-understood by investors and credit rating agencies. As a result, the tranche of a CDO-squared ...
  • Home Truths: the myth and reality of regeneration in Dundee. 

    Glynn, Sarah (Institute of Geography. The School of Geosciences.The University of Edinburgh, 2007)
    This paper presents a case study of processes that are changing the physical and social fabric of Dundee, concentrating on the proposed demolition of the multi-story flats that, for over thirty years, have dominated the ...
  • Identifying outsiders across countries: similarities and differences in the patterns of dualisation. 

    Häusermann, Silja; Schwander, Hanna (The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
    This paper makes three contributions: a) it develops a new conceptualization of outsider-status, based on employment biographies, rather than on current labour market status; b) it proposes a new operationalisation of ...