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  • Planning policy and the deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage in Scotland 

    Haszeldine, R Stuart; Scott, Vivian; Littlecott, Chris (SCCS, 2013-07)
    Response to the Consultations on NPF3 and SPP, July 2013
  • The political economy of active labour market policy. 

    Bonoli, Giuliano (The University of Edinburgh, 2010)
    Active labour market policies have developed significantly over the last two decades across OECD countries, with substantial cross-national differences in terms of both extent and overall orientation. The objective of this ...
  • Popular response to Economides, CO₂ storage is feasible 

    Blunt, Martin; Cavanagh, Andrew; Naylor, Mark; Haszeldine, R Stuart (SCCS, 2010-04-27)
    The possibility of carbon dioxide storage underground, to enable carbon capture and storage lasting many thousands of years, does of course require guarantees of possibility and reliability. The research referred to by ...
  • Post-liberation Politics: African Perspectives Examining the political legacy of struggle 

    Dorman, Sara Rich (2006-05-08)
    This article examines the politics of African states in which insurgencies or liberation movements have taken control of the government. It examines the impact on governance of reforms introduced by these post-liberation ...
  • Power, responsibility and norms: could and should human rights be used as a curb on intellectual property rights? 

    Brown, Abbe (AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2004-06)
    Paper by Brown on whether human rights should be used as a curb for intellectual property rights.
  • Progress on Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK 

    Haszeldine, R Stuart; Scott, Vivian; Littlecott, Chris (SCCS, 2013-09-02)
    Response to the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee call for evidence
  • The Proportion Underwritten and the Reaction to SEOs: UK Tests of the Eckbo-Masulis Theory 

    Armitage, Seth (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 1999)
    The Eckbo-Masulis (1992) theory predicts that a seasoned offer is more likely to be underwritten the higher the proportion of shares expected to be sold to new investors and further predicts a negative relation between ...
  • Public administration employment in 17 OECD nations from 1995 to 2005. 

    Tepe, Markus (The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
    Although cross-national evidence on public employment is rather fragmented or outdated, downsizing and inherently growing personnel costs have been acknowledged as two distinctive features of public employment in affluent ...
  • Quality of work – concept and measurement 

    Dahlm, Svenn-Åge; Nesheim, Torstein; Olsen, Karen M (The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
    In this paper we review some of the most essential literature on the concept and measurement of quality of work. We show that different academic fields have conceptualized quality of work in distinct ways however there has ...
  • Re-assessing the Equity Risk Premium 

    FitzGerald, Adrian (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 1997)
    Estimates of the historical equity risk premium in the UK are in the range 7 per cent to 9 per cent per annum. Until recently, portfolio investors and industrialists have been encouraged to use a premium of this order in ...
  • Reconciliation of Work and Family Life in Hungary 

    Duman, Anil; Horvath, Anna (The University of Edinburgh, 2010)
    The paper analyses the ‘Europeanization’ of policies concerning the reconciliation of work and family life in Hungary between 1998 and 2005. It looks at how politicians – in government or in the opposition – framed European ...
  • The Relationship between Family and Work: Tensions, Paradigms and Directives. 

    Knijn, Trudie; Smit, Arnoud (The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
    After decades of promoting the reconciliation of work and family life from a gender-equality perspective, to date discourses and related social policy paradigms replace and reframe the once European agenda on gender-equality ...
  • Respecifying Standardisation in Geographical Research: The Work of Street-Interviewing 

    Strebel, Ignaz (Institute of Geography; The School of Geosciences; The University of Edinburgh, 2005)
    In this article the problem of standardisation in geographical research is reviewed by focussing on one episode of standardised social scientific research, namely the street interview or respectively the face-to-face ...
  • Returns After Personal Tax on UK Equity and Gilts, 1919-98 

    Armitage, Seth (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 2001)
    This paper investigates whether personal tax could help explain the size of the historic equity permium in the UK measured before personal tax. If there has been a higher tax burden on equity, some of the premium could be ...
  • Review of soil water models with respect to savanna hydrology 

    Derry, Julian F; Russell, Graham; Liedloff, Adam C (2006-07-21)
    Effective management leading towards sustainable rangeland production in arid and semi-arid regions will stem from effective soil water management and comprehension of the hydrological properties of the soil in relation ...
  • Rheinhold's Philosophizing Monkey 

    Derry, Julian F (2005)
    When a human is depicted holding a skull it is usually a comment on mortality and the inevitability of death. Famously, Hamlet bereaves Yorick in one instance ("Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him…") but is soon repulsed by this ...
  • Rights Issues Versus Private Placements: Theory and UK Evidence 

    Snell, Andy; Armitage, Seth (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 2001)
    UK companies and their shareholders have increasingly opted to have newly issued shares privately placed rather than selling them via a rights issue. We present a model of the choice between these two methods. We view a ...
  • Risk Assessment Techniques for Split Capital Investment Trusts 

    Adams, Andrew T; Clunie, James (Management School and Economics. The University of Edinburgh, 2003)
    The split capital investment trust crisis has brought into focus the need for more reliable risk assessment techniques for shares in the sector. We discuss the strengths and weaknesses of traditional pricing and risk ...
  • The Role of Social Partners in Bargaining over Non-wage Issues across Austria, Greece and Italy. 

    Rodriguez d’Acri, Costanza; Johnston, Alison; Kornelakis, Andreas (The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
    Flexible specialisation, internationalisation, an ageing workforce, and the move into a service economy has placed growing pressure on trade unions and employers to strike new deals. Bargaining over ‘non-wage’ issues may ...
  • Rural and Urban Road Network Generalisation: Deriving 1:250,000 from OS MasterMap 

    Chaudhry, Omair; Mackaness, William (Institute of Geography. The School of Geosciences.The University of Edinburgh, 2006)
    Roads are essential component of topographic maps and spatial databases. The challenge in automated generalisation of road networks is to derive a connected network while maintaining the structure for the intended ...