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Europe and External Affairs Research Publications

Due to Scottish Government web publishing system changes in early 2012 this publication listing no longer generates automatically with more recent research reports. There may have been publications since which will be listed under the main SG "Publications" tab.

Date Publication Description
   
14/02/2011 Characteristics and Intentions of Immigrants to and Emigrants from Scotland - Review of Existing Evidence The report reviewes available data on the characteristics of immigrants to, and emigrants from Scotland, and on migrant decision making and intentions.
14/02/2011 The Demographic and Socio-Economic Profile of Return Migrants and Long-Term In-Migrants in Scotland: Evidence from the Scottish Longitudinal Study This research makes use of the Scottish Longitudinal Study to explore the nature of some return and other migration flows to Scotland by investigating the characteristics of those who constitute them.
17/12/2010 The Anholt GFK-Roper's Nation Brands Index: Summary Report for Scotland 2010 As part of the Scottish Government's National Performance Framework, one of its national indicators looks to assess efforts to "improve people's perceptions, attitides and awarness of Scotland's reputation". The Scottish Government uses the Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands IndexSM (NBI) to assess and monitor how Scotland's reputation is perceived around the world in comparison to 49 other nations
01/12/2010 Evaluation of the 2010 Points of Entry Campaign Provides research findings from the evaluation of the 2010 Points of Entry campaign at Scottish Airports.
26/03/2010 The Anholt GFK-Roper's Nation Brands Index: Summary Report for Scotland 2009 As part of the Scottish Government's National Performance Framework, one of its national indicators looks to assess efforts to "improve people's perceptions, attitides and awarness of Scotland's reputation". The Scottish Government uses the Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands IndexSM (NBI) to assess and Monitor how Scotland's reputation is perceived around the world in comparison to 49 other nations
05/10/2009 Engaging the Scottish Diaspora: Rationale, Benefits and Challenges The report looks to organise and discuss some of the main issues and available evidence as a starting point to inform the development of diaspora engagement policy.
05/10/2009 Scotland's Diaspora and Overseas-Born Population This paper drills down to consider specific parts of the diaspora, groups that are not always thought about in isolation but which, as the data shows, could hold an important new perspective on the diaspora.
29/05/2009 The Scottish Diaspora and Diaspora Strategy: Insights and Lessons from Ireland In both Scotland and Ireland sustained attention is now being given to the potential benefits which might flow from renewing and refreshing relationships with overseas diasporic populations. The objective of the report is to contribute to the development of such thinking by identifying and reflecting upon Scotland's approach to its diaspora relative to its Irish counterpart.
26/03/2009 Recent Migration into Scotland: The Evidence Base Migration has a key role to play in meeting Scottish Government targets in its Economic Strategy. The review uses evidence from a range of published and unpublished sources, including datasets, surveys and qualitative studies, across the two main areas of economic and employment impacts and social impacts.
13/03/2009 Scoping Study: Developing a Scottish Government scholarship scheme for sub-Saharan Africa The purpose of this scoping study was to assess the feasibility of developing a Scottish Government scholarship scheme for sub-Saharan Africa. Three potential policy options were developed that both looked to understand the educational context and recognise Scotland's potential to offer a distinct mechanism for support.