David Bell Professor David Bell

David Bell has been a Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling since 1990. Since 2011, he has been providing policy advice to the Scottish, Westminster and Irish Governments including work in relation to youth labour market in Europe, UK, Scotland and Ireland. He advises the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee, Scotland Bill Committee, Health and Sport Committee and Education and Culture Committee in relation to economic and social conditions, Scotland’s funding position and potential changes in the financing regime. He has undertaken much of the initial academic research that led to the major policy focus on youth unemployment. The media also regularly consults him for his expert views in relation to youth unemployment, constitutional change, education policy and long-term care


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