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Workshop on Economic Policy in Ireland and Scotland

David Bell

Friday, 24 March 2017 from 09:15 to 16:30 (GMT)

Workshop on Economic Policy in Ireland and Scotland

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This workshop is intended to begin a dialogue between Ireland and Scotland (and perhaps Wales and Northern Ireland) over economic/political issues of joint interest. This first workshop is being held in Edinburgh, Scotland  and is being organised by David Bell (Stirling Management School) and Liam Delaney (Stirling Management School and University College, Dublin) and Ray Perman (David Hume Institute).  The papers from the workshop will be published by the David Hume InstituteThe event is sponsored by Fiscal Affairs Scotland.


Welcome: 0900 – 0915

Session 1: 0915 – 1030

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Assembly Room

Fiscal frameworks: a comparison of Wales & Scotland

David Eiser (University of Strathclyde) & Ed Poole (University of Cardiff)

Higher Education & the Labour Market

Lucy Blackburn (University of Edinburgh) & David Bell (University of Stirling)

Session 2: 1030 – 1100


Conference Room: Dan Mulhall (Irish Ambassador to the UK)

Coffee: 1100 - 1115

Session 3: 1115 - 1230

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The Scottish Political System’s Post Devolution

John McLaren (University of Glasgow)

Performance & the Role of Good Policy Making

Muiris McCarthaigh (QUB)


Intergovernmental Challenges in Establishing a New Welfare System for Scotland

Nicola McEwen (University of Edinburgh)

 Evaluating the “Back to Education Allowance”

Elish Kelly (ESRI)

Lunch: 1230 - 1330

Session 4: 1330 – 1425

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Assembly Room

Evidence Structures in Policy

Behavioural Economics & Public Policy

Liam Delaney (University of Dublin & Stirling)

The Preventative Agenda/Evidence Based Policy

Emily St Denny (University of Cardiff)


Difference in female labour market participation in Scotland & Ireland: implications for care provision

Elaine Douglas (University of Stirling) & Anne Nolan (ESRI)

Coffee: 1445 – 1500

Session 5: 1515 – 1630

Conference Room

Discussion of the Implications of Brexit for Ireland & Scotland & the role of continuing dialogue between Scotland & Ireland.

Led by Kirsty Hughes, Scottish Centre on European Relations with Liam Delaney, UCD & Stirling & David Bell University of Stirling.

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Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
High School Yards, Infirmary Street,
EH1 1LZ Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Friday, 24 March 2017 from 09:15 to 16:30 (GMT)

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