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Study on employment in rural areas (2006)
Journal Article
Copus, A. K., Hall, C., Barnes, A., Dalton, G., Cook, P., Weingarten, P., …Johansson, M. (2006). Study on employment in rural areas

This report is a response to a request by the 2003 Agriculture Council, for a review of rural employment, particularly in relation to young people and women, in order to assess the contribution of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and th... Read More about Study on employment in rural areas.

The impact of ferry services on an island economy (2005)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Greig, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2005, August). The impact of ferry services on an island economy. Paper presented at 35th Annual Conference European Regional Science Association Conference

This paper examines ferry fares and quality of service to a remote island region and analyses how this affects the economy of the islands. Taking the Western Isles in Scotland as a case study, the paper identifies the links between fares, service,... Read More about The impact of ferry services on an island economy.

Entrepreunership - some views from the UK (2005)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
McQuaid, R. W., & Greig, M. (2005, March). Entrepreunership - some views from the UK. Paper presented at Unknown

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Job guarantees, employability training and partnerships in the retail sector (2005)
Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C., & Greig, M. (2005). Job guarantees, employability training and partnerships in the retail sector. Local Economy, 20, 67-78. https://doi.org/10.1080/0269094042000313601

This paper discusses the potential value of local, partnership-based employability training and job guarantee programmes, focusing on one example—the 'Alloa Initiative'. The Initiative involved an employability training and job guarantee scheme devel... Read More about Job guarantees, employability training and partnerships in the retail sector.

The economic impact of a sporting event: a regional approach. (2004)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Greig, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2004). The economic impact of a sporting event: a regional approach.

This paper aims to estimate the economic impact of a large one-day international sporting event on both a regional and a city economy. In addition, it seeks to investigate the regional origins of visitors to the event, and investigates the relationsh... Read More about The economic impact of a sporting event: a regional approach..

Determinants of visitor expenditure at a major sports event. (2004)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Greig, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2004). Determinants of visitor expenditure at a major sports event.

This paper develops a model of the determinants of visitor expenditure at a one day repeated major sporting event in Edinburgh, Scotland. An econometric model is developed that combines both macroeconomic data and socio-economic information derived f... Read More about Determinants of visitor expenditure at a major sports event..

Are new deal employment initiatives on target?: Evidence from job search success in local labour markets (2004)
Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M., & Adams, J. (2004). Are new deal employment initiatives on target?: Evidence from job search success in local labour markets. International Journal of Manpower, 25(5), 392-410. https://doi.org/10.1108/01437720410554124

This paper tests the appropriateness of government employment policies in targeting specific groups of unemployed job seekers in the UK. A sample of 169 job seekers is divided into those who were successful and unsuccessful in finding employment and... Read More about Are new deal employment initiatives on target?: Evidence from job search success in local labour markets.

‘Reconnecting’ the Unemployed Information and communication technology and services for jobseekers in rural areas (2004)
Journal Article
McQuaid, R., Lindsay, C., & Greig, M. (2004). ‘Reconnecting’ the Unemployed Information and communication technology and services for jobseekers in rural areas. Information, Communication and Society, 7(3), 364-388. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691180420

This paper discusses the potential uses of the Internet and other forms of information and communication technologies (ICT) as a tool for delivering information services for unemployed people, comparing the experiences and attitudes of job seekers in... Read More about ‘Reconnecting’ the Unemployed Information and communication technology and services for jobseekers in rural areas.