David Bell

Professor of Economics, University of Stirling

David Bell is a Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling. He has an MA in Economics and Statistics from the University of Aberdeen, an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics and a PhD from the University of Strathclyde. Previously to his post in Stirling, David has worked as a Lecturer at St. Andrews University (1974-74), a Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde (1975-83), a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Warwick (1983-85) and a Lecturer (1985-89) and Senior Lecturer (1989-90) at the University of Glasgow.

David has been an advisor to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee, the Scotland Bill Committee, the Health and Sports Committee and the Education and Culture Committee. His main research interests are in the economics of long-term care; the economics of subjective well-being; the Scottish economy; labour economics and the economics of education.