The Economics of Ageing, Labour Economics, Fiscal Federalism
Professor of Economics, University of Stirling, since 1990.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, IZA, and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
Principal investigator of the Healthy AGeing in Scotland (HAGIS) survey.
1984 – Ph.D. in Economics, University of Strathclyde.
1998-2000 – Member of the Care Development Group, Scottish Government
2003-2004 Member of the Range and Capacity Review Group
2003-2007 Member of the ESRC Training and Development Board
2004-2006 Member of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Advisory Group on the Funding of Long-Term Care
2007-2008 Member of Lord Sutherland’s Independent Review into free personal & nursing care in Scotland
2008-2010 Member of Commission on Scottish Devolution Expert Group
2003-2007 Member of ESRC Training and Development Board
2011- Member of Scottish Doctoral Training Centre Board
2011- Director of Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) Work and Well- being Programme
2011- Member of CemMap Advisory Committee (Centre for Micro-econometric Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies)
Bell D & Blanchflower D (2021) Underemployment in the United States and Europe. ILR Review, 74 (1), pp. 56-94.
Bell D, Sas W & Houston J (2020) Starting from scratch? A new approach to subnational public finance. Regional Studies.
Bell D, Comas-Herrera A, Henderson D, Jones S, Lemmon E, Moro M, Murphy S, O’Reilly D & Patrignani P (2020) COVID-19 mortality and long-term care: a UK comparison. LTCcovid.org. International Long-Term Care Policy Network, CPEC-LSE.
Bell D, Henderson D & Lemmon E (2020) Scottish Care Homes and COVID-19. University of Stirling. Stirling.
Bell D & Blanchflower D (2020) US and UK Labour Markets before and during the Covid-19 Crash. National Institute Economic Review, 252, pp. R52-R69.
Bell D, Henderson D & Lemmon E (2020) Deaths in Scottish care homes and COVID-19. International Long Term Care Policy Network.
Bell D & Blanchflower D (2019) The well-being of the overemployed and the underemployed and the rise in depression in the UK. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 161, pp. 180-196.
Douglas E & Bell D (2019) Older people, Social Isolation and Loneliness in Scotland Insights from the Healthy Ageing in Scotland (HAGIS) study. University of Stirling.
Bell D & Blanchflower D (2018) The Lack of Wage Growth and the Falling NAIRU. National Institute Economic Review, 245 (1), pp. R40-R55.
Bell D (2018) The impact imperative. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 9 (3), pp. 376-378.
Bell D & Blanchflower D (2018) Underemployment and the Lack of Wage Pressure in the UK. National Institute Economic Review, 243 (1), pp. R53-R61.
Douglas E, Rutherford AC & Bell D (2018) Pilot study protocol to inform a future longitudinal study of ageing using linked administrative data: Healthy AGeing in Scotland (HAGIS). BMJ Open, 8 (1), Art. No.: e018802.