Andrew Ross

Andrew Ross

Dr Andrew Ross PhD, BA (Hons), PGCE, SFHEA, FRGS

Lecturer in International Business

Biography

Dr. Ross is currently a tenured lecturer in economics and international business within the School of Management at Edinburgh Napier University. Prior to this appointment Andrew taught economics at The University of Edinburgh and worked within the corporate division of The Royal Bank of Scotland. In addition to leading the university’s BA Business Management degree in Singapore, he has current teaching and module leadership responsibilities for areas including: theory of the firm, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, industrial location and foreign direct investment.

Andrew is a published author in the field of corporate governance and regional economics with particular emphasis on spatial aspects of regional investment and entrepreneurial activity. His current research interests largely relate to economic geography, and the impact institutions and governance have on country level foreign direct investment.

He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the journal Corporate Governance, is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Esteem

Editorial Activity

  • Associate Editor - Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business and Society

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Panel Member - BA International Business Validation (University of West of Scotland)

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Lawrence Ho Foundation grant of £8000 to undertake consultancy project into entrepreneurial motivation, success factors and problems faced by SME’s in Hong Kong and Scotland.
  • Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013 for my paper entitled ‘A review of the influence of corporate governance on the banking crises in the United Kingdom and Germany’ published in Corporate Governance.
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

Reviewing

  • Transnational Corporations Review
  • Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business and Society
  • Oxford University Press

 

Date


9 results

The impact of institutional quality on Chinese foreign direct investment in Africa

Journal Article
Ross, A. G., Omar, M., Xu, A., & Pandey, S. (2019)
The impact of institutional quality on Chinese foreign direct investment in Africa. Local Economy, 34(6), 572-588. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094219882329
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the impacts of the host country institutional environment on Chinese foreign direct investment in Africa. As one of the few papers to e...

Governance infrastructure and FDI flows in developing countries

Journal Article
Ross, A. G. (2019)
Governance infrastructure and FDI flows in developing countries. Transnational Corporations Review, 11(2), 109-119. https://doi.org/10.1080/19186444.2019.1640572
With the existence and management of certain national and global-level institutions being called into question by their electorates and members, the aim of this paper based on...

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland.

Journal Article
Ross, A. G., Adams, J., & Crossan, K. (2015)
Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland. Local Economy, 30(6), 672-688. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094215600135
Entrepreneurship is widely recognised as a key determinant of economic growth, regional prosperity and sustainable development. Using a panel model with data from the value ad...

Key determinants of entrepreneurial activity: Evidence from Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Crossaan, K., & Ross, A. (2015, June)
Key determinants of entrepreneurial activity: Evidence from Scotland. Paper presented at The International council for Small Business 60th World conference
No abstract available.

An empirical analysis of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa

Journal Article
Ross, A. G. (2015)
An empirical analysis of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa. Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, 8(1), 4-19. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCEFTS-12-2014-0025
foreign direct investment (OFDI) into a number of African countries for the period 2003-2012. Design/methodology/approach – A series of panel data models are used to estimate ...

Entrepreneurship and the Spatial Context: Evidence on the Location of Continuing Entrepreneurial Activity in Scotland

Thesis
Ross, A. G. Entrepreneurship and the Spatial Context: Evidence on the Location of Continuing Entrepreneurial Activity in Scotland. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6607
Small growing firms are widely recognised to be a key determinant of economic growth, regional prosperity and sustainable development. This thesis investigates the role of con...

A review of the influence of corporate governance on the banking crises in the United Kingdom and Germany

Journal Article
Ross, A. G., & Crossan, K. (2012)
A review of the influence of corporate governance on the banking crises in the United Kingdom and Germany. Corporate governance : the international journal of business in society, 12(2), 215-225. https://doi.org/10.1108/14720701211214098
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of corporate governance structures in the UK and Germany addressing the extent to which corporate governance stru...

How accurate are VAT registrations as a measure of entrepreneurship?: A spatial analysis of Scotland and its regions

Journal Article
Ross, A. G., Crossan, K., & Juleff, L. (2012)
How accurate are VAT registrations as a measure of entrepreneurship?: A spatial analysis of Scotland and its regions. Local Economy, 27(3), 279-296. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094211434476
Comparing VAT registration data with Scottish Clearing Bank Statistics on new start-up activity we assess the extent to which VATregistration data reflect the general level of...

Motivation, Success and Problem Factors: An Entrepreneurial Comparison between Hong Kong and Scotland.

Report
Ross, A. (2011)
Motivation, Success and Problem Factors: An Entrepreneurial Comparison between Hong Kong and Scotland. Lawrence Ho Foundation

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