Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Energy use and transport correlation linking personal and travel related energy uses to the urban structure (2001)
Journal Article
Cooper, J., Ryley, T., Smyth, A., & Granzow, E. (2001). Energy use and transport correlation linking personal and travel related energy uses to the urban structure. Environmental Science and Policy, 4(6), 307-318. https://doi.org/10.1016/s1462-9011%2801%2

This paper considers relationships between sustainability objectives, transport, spatial design of the built environment and rational use of energy. Conventional transport modelling, housing supply and energy assessment tools are drawn together to pr... Read More about Energy use and transport correlation linking personal and travel related energy uses to the urban structure.

A model of the commuting range of unemployed job seekers (2001)
Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W., & Greig, M. (2001). A model of the commuting range of unemployed job seekers. In D. Pitfield (Ed.), Transport Planning, Logistics and Spatial Mismatch (152-166). Pion

The ability or willingness of unemployed people to travel further to a new job will affect the level of mismatch between job seekers and jobs (Brueckner and Martin 1997; Gabriel and Rosenthal, 1996; Holzer, 1991). Empirical evidence suggests that a r... Read More about A model of the commuting range of unemployed job seekers.

Are spatially focused initiatives in current economic inclusion policies well founded? (2001)
Journal Article
Adams, J., Greig, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2001). Are spatially focused initiatives in current economic inclusion policies well founded?. Local Economy, 16(3), 236-248. https://doi.org/10.1080/02690940122469

This study examines the appropriateness of the New Deal in targeting specific groups of unemployed job-seekers. This was achieved using a survey of unemployed job-seekers carried out prior to the implementation of the New Deal framework in April 1998... Read More about Are spatially focused initiatives in current economic inclusion policies well founded?.

Energy Trade-offs and Market Responses in Transport and Residential Land-use Patterns: Promoting Sustainable Development Policy (2001)
Journal Article
Cooper, J. A., Ryley, T. J., & Smyth, A. (2001). Energy Trade-offs and Market Responses in Transport and Residential Land-use Patterns: Promoting Sustainable Development Policy. Urban Studies, 38(9), 1573-1588. https://doi.org/10.1080/00420980126673

Sustainable development policy is examined for the Belfast Metropolitan Area using a range of linked aggregate and disaggregate models. Energy trade-offs were modelled for both 'stationary' private dwellings and 'mobile' traffic-related energy source... Read More about Energy Trade-offs and Market Responses in Transport and Residential Land-use Patterns: Promoting Sustainable Development Policy.

Towards an employability policy agenda for remote rural labour markets (2001)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Lindsay, C., McCracken, M. G., & McQuaid, R. W. (2001). Towards an employability policy agenda for remote rural labour markets.

This paper presents an analysis of the barriers to work faced by unemployed people in remote rural labour markets, and compares the experiences of the ‘long-term unemployed’ and more recent job seekers in two such areas in Northern Scotland (namely t... Read More about Towards an employability policy agenda for remote rural labour markets.

Developing models of partnership in economic regeneration. (2001)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mitchell, I., & McQuaid, R. W. (2001). Developing models of partnership in economic regeneration. In L. Montanheiro, & M. Spiering (Eds.), Public and private sector partnerships : the enterprise governance

This paper tests some theoretical models of partnership by examining a specific partnership between a local authority and other private partners in the regeneration of a former naval base and industrial site at Rosyth in Fife. It suggests developmen... Read More about Developing models of partnership in economic regeneration..

Contemporary lifestyles and the implications for sustainable development policy: lessons from the UK's most car dependent city, Belfast (2001)
Journal Article
Cooper, J., Ryley, T., & Smyth, A. (2001). Contemporary lifestyles and the implications for sustainable development policy: lessons from the UK's most car dependent city, Belfast. Cities, 18(2), 103-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0264-2751%2800%2900062-7

The rise in demand for car travel is fuelled more by the increased spatial separation of homes and workplaces, shops and schools than by any rise in trip making. Belfast is one of the most car dependent cities in the United Kingdom. A major household... Read More about Contemporary lifestyles and the implications for sustainable development policy: lessons from the UK's most car dependent city, Belfast.

Unemployed job seeker attitudes towards potential travel-to-work times. (2001)
Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M., & Adams, J. (2001). Unemployed job seeker attitudes towards potential travel-to-work times. Growth and Change, 32(3), 355-368. https://doi.org/10.1111/0017-4815.00163

The effectiveness of intra-regional job search is influenced by how far people are willing to travel to new employment. While much has been written on the commuting patterns of those in work, relatively little research has been carried out on how far... Read More about Unemployed job seeker attitudes towards potential travel-to-work times..