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The 1999 employment action plan: interpretation of the entrepreneurship pillar in the UK (2000)
Book Chapter
Hollywood, E., Wallis, E., & Winterton, J. (2000). The 1999 employment action plan: interpretation of the entrepreneurship pillar in the UK. In Contested territory. Entrepreneurship in the European Employment Strategy. European Trade Union Institute

This project examined in detail the Entrepreneurship pillar of the European Employment Strategy. The project addressed the role of Entrepreneurship as a tool for job creation in the UK focusing on the relationship between entrepreneurship and SMEs an... Read More about The 1999 employment action plan: interpretation of the entrepreneurship pillar in the UK.

The 'Employability Gap': towards an understanding of the relationship between long-term unemployment, employability and barriers to work (2000)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
McQuaid, R. W., & Lindsay, C. (2000). The 'Employability Gap': towards an understanding of the relationship between long-term unemployment, employability and barriers to work.

This paper seeks to identify the main barriers limiting the employability of long-term unemployed job seekers. Employability (according to Hillage and Pollard’s, 1999, definition) is affected by the interaction of four key elements: employability ass... Read More about The 'Employability Gap': towards an understanding of the relationship between long-term unemployment, employability and barriers to work.

Theory of partnerships - why have partnerships? (2000)
Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W. (2000). Theory of partnerships - why have partnerships?. In S. P. Osborne (Ed.), Public-private Partnerships for Public Services: An International Perspective (9-35). Routledge

Mismatch unemployment and local labour market eficiency: the role of employer and vacancy characteristics. (2000)
Journal Article
Adams, J., Greig, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2000). Mismatch unemployment and local labour market eficiency: the role of employer and vacancy characteristics. Environment and Planning A, 32(10), 1841-1856. https://doi.org/10.1068/a3342

Much of the theoretical and policy debate on local labour markets has focused upon improving the educational, training, and other `supply-side' characteristics of job seekers. However, complementary employer `demand-side' factors, in particular the... Read More about Mismatch unemployment and local labour market eficiency: the role of employer and vacancy characteristics..

Defining entrepreneurship - implications for ICT, social enterprise and regional and local development policies. (2000)
Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W. (2000). Defining entrepreneurship - implications for ICT, social enterprise and regional and local development policies

Many national, regional or local agencies have created policies to directly support entrepreneurs so as to increase the number of businesses or aid the competitiveness and expansion of existing small firms. This Working paper considers what is meant... Read More about Defining entrepreneurship - implications for ICT, social enterprise and regional and local development policies..

Modelling the effects of transport policy levers on fuel efficiency and national fuel consumption (2000)
Journal Article
Kirby, H. R., Hutton, B., McQuaid, R. W., Raeside, R., & Zhang, X. (2000). Modelling the effects of transport policy levers on fuel efficiency and national fuel consumption. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 5(4), 265-282. https:/

The paper provides an overview of the main features of a Vehicle Market Model (VMM) which estimates changes to vehicle stock/kilometrage, fuel consumed and CO2 emitted. It is disaggregated into four basic vehicle types. The model includes: the trends... Read More about Modelling the effects of transport policy levers on fuel efficiency and national fuel consumption.