David Bell

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David Bell

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Professor of Economics, University of Stirling/Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh/Visiting Professor University of Glasgow

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David Bell is a professor of economics with a long-running interest in long-term care. He has advised both the UK and Scottish government in relation to the design and financing of long-term care policy. He is also a principal investigator on HAGIS (Healthy AGeing In Scotland), which is seeking to become part of the worldwide network of longitudinal studies of ageing, which centre on the Health and Retirement Study in the US.

Research interests

economics of long-term care; labour economics; fiscal federalism; macroeconomics

Research projects on COVID and Long-Term Care

Bell, D., Henderson, D. and Lemmon, E., 2020. Deaths in Scottish care homes and COVID-19.

HAGIS – COVID Impact and Recovery Study https //www.hagis.scot/