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    This Project is part of the following research programme/s:

    Constitutional Change

    Overview

    The ESRC has appointed seven one year senior fellowships with overall funding of £1.3 million and CPC member,Professor David Bell, has been awarded one of these fellowships to look at the fiscal apsects of constitutional change. The scheme forms part of the programme of work addressing issues around the future of Scotland, the UK and more widely.

    The Fellows are also acting as champions for the social sciences, promoting the importance of social science research in addressing current and future issues in relation to possible Scottish independence.

    For more information on this, see the Centre on Constitutional Change website.

    Publications & Activities

    Bell D, (2014) Chapter 1 - Question 1: What would the outlook for Scotland’s economy be if the vote is Yes/if the vote is No? in Scotland's Decision: 16 Questions to think about for the referendum on 18 September
    Birlinn Limited

    Bell D, Eiser D, (2014) Chapter 14 - Question 14: What would happen to pensions in the event of a Yes or a No vote? in Scotland's Decision: 16 Questions to think about for the referendum on 18 September
    Birlinn Limited

    Bell D, Eiser D, Beckmann K, (2014) Introduction in The Economic Consequences of Scottish Independence
    Helmut Schmidt Universitat, 1-6.

    Bell D, Eiser D, (2014) Pensions in The Economic Consequences of Scottish Independence
    Helmut Schmidt Universitat, 93-100.

    Eiser D, Bell D, (2014) Fiscal Alternatives to Independence in The Economic Consequences of Scottish Independence
    Helmut Schmidt Universitat, 117-127.

    Survey evidence on business and individual attitudes to Constitutional Change
    Future of the UK and Scotland (2014). (Church House Conference Centre, London)
    Authors: Bell D,

    Funding Pensions in Scotland: Would Independence Matter?
    National Institute Economic Review (2014). 227 (1) R21-R31
    Authors: Bell D, Comerford D, Eiser D,

    Survey evidence on business and individual attitudes to Constitutional Change
    What is Scotland saying? - the view from business and the view from the electorate (2014). (Portcullis House, London)
    Authors: Bell D,

    Scotland's Fiscal Future in the UK
    Future of the UK and Scotland (2014).
    Authors: Bell D, Eiser D,

    Scottish Independence: What would it mean for the economy of the North of England?
    Scottish Independence: What would it mean for the economy of the North of England? (2014). (Assembly Rooms, Newcastle)
    Authors: Bell D,

    The Scottish Independence Debate: Evidence from Business
    The Scottish Independence Debate: Evidence from Business - Future of the UK and Scotland Event (2014). (University of Edinburgh Business School)
    Authors: Bell D,

    Funding pensions in Scotland: Would independence matter?
    NIESR - Economics of Scottish Independence (2014). (Royal Society of Edinburgh)
    Authors: Bell D,

    Redistribution and work incentives in an independent Scotland: opportunities and constraints
    European Consortium for Political Research General Conference (2014). (Glasgow)
    Authors: Eiser D, Bell D, Comerford D,

    Inequality in Scotland: trends, drivers and implication for the independence debate
    (2013).
    Authors: Bell D, Eiser D,