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  • 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 ...
  • House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee Fifth Carbon Budget Enquiry 

    Haszeldine, R Stuart; Scott, Vivian (Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS), 2016-01)
    More than a decade of UK state R&D investment, totalling in excess of £250 million, has shown CCS to be effective, achievable and strategically beneficial to UK objectives. The cancellation in November 2015 of the UK ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ignition Performance of New and Used Motor Vehicle Upholstery Fabrics 

    Spearpoint, Michael; Olenick, Stephen M; Torero, Jose L; Steinhaus, Thomas (Wiley InterScience, 2005)
    This paper examines the standards for fire safety in transport systems and in particular the test method for the flammability of materials within passenger compartments of motor vehicles. The paper compares data from ...
  • The Impact of Tax Shocks and Oil Price Volatility on Risk - A Study of North Sea Oilfield Projects 

    Kretzschmar, Gavin Lee; Moles, Peter (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 2006)
    We examine the impact of market volatility and increased fiscal take on risk in strategic natural resource projects. An increase in 2006 UK oilfield taxation is used as a natural experiment for assessing the impact of a ...
  • Industrial CO2 Source Clusters in Scotland 

    Brownsort, Peter (SCCS, 2013)
    Industrial CO2 Source Clusters in Scotland
  • The Ins and Outs of Dualisation: A Literature Review 

    Davidsson, Johan; Naczyk, Marek (The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
    Outsiders, the underclass, the working poor, the socially excluded, the dis-advantaged are all terms that point to what is deemed to be a key characteristic of post-industrial societies, i.e. increasing inequalities and ...
  • The interface between intellectual property, competition and human rights: Overview of field and proposed contribution to knowledge 

    Brown, Abbe (AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2004-06)
    An overview of the field and proposed contribution to knowledge by Brown.
  • Investigating the prospects for Carbon Capture and Storage technology in India 

    Kapila, Rudra V; Chalmers, Hannah; Leach, Matt (SCCS, 2009)
    The use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies to mitigate the risk of climate change has received relatively little attention until recent years. They are, however, increasingly being proposed as potentially ...