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McQuaid, R. W., & Hollywood, E. (2011). Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE) -early intervention
The Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University was
commissioned by the Scottish Government to help develop a future
delivery model for the Partnership Action f...
McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C., & Johnson, S. (2010). An appetite for learning: increasing employee demand for skills development, Praxis report for UK Commission for Employment and Skills
This paper presents a policy framework for describing the various factors that influence the success (or otherwise) of policy interventions designed to increase individual par...
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M., Hollywood, E., Lindsay, C., Thomson, E., Devins, D., …McCracken, M. G. (2007). Meeting employer's skills upgrading needs through vocational education and training provision in Scotland and Northern Ireland
Hollywood, E., Brown, R., Danson, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2003). Older workers in the Scottish labour market: research report
McQuaid, R. W., Bond, S., & Hollywood, E. (2003). Resolving transport issues in rural areas: research report
The overall purpose of this study was to identify a means of improving access to public services for the residents of Argyll and Bute who need an effective and integrated tran...
McQuaid, R. W. (2007, December). Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies
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McQuaid, R. W. (2005, December). Tailoring services and releasing untapped talent - a higher education perspective. Paper presented at Migration and Universities
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, December). Working with the new demographics - the Scottish labour market. Paper presented at Older workers
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, August). Job search, transport and training, the case of EMIRES. Paper presented at RSAI (B and I section) Annual Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, April). ICT and job vacancy, training and transport information services for job seekers in rural areas. Paper presented at Stella Focus Group Meeting
McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2009). New Governance and the Case of Activation Policies: Comparing Experiences in Denmark and the Netherlands. Social Policy and Administration, 43(5), 445-463. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2009.00673.x
This article explores the importance of new forms of governance in active labour market policies
(activation) in two countries: Denmark and the Netherlands. Drawing on researc...
Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2008). Inter-agency cooperation in activation: comparing experiences in three vanguard "active" welfare states. Social Policy and Society, 7, 353-365. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746408004326
New forms of inter-agency co-operation have gained increasing prominence in the
development and delivery of activation strategies. This article compares different models
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R. W., & Dutton, M. (2008). Inter-agency Cooperation and New Approaches to Employability. Social Policy and Administration, 42(7), 715-732. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2008.00634.x
This article examines the role of inter-agency cooperation, which is one form of ‘partnership’, in new approaches to employability in the UK. The article articulates a ‘model ...
Brown, R., McQuaid, R. W., & Newlands, D. (2007). Letter from Edinburgh - governance, economic performance and economic disparities in Scotland. Regions, 24-27
John Smith, when Leader of the Labour Party, said that devolution was “the settled will of the Scottish people”. However, far from quelling debates about governance – and par...
Hollywood, E., Brown, R., Danson, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2007). Demographic and Labour Market Change: The Dynamics of Older Workers in the Scottish Labour Market. Scottish Geographical Journal, 123(4), 242-256. https://doi.org/10.1080/14702540802189677
This paper presents a review of ageing in the Scottish labour market. Scotland's population structure has been ageing for some decades leading to an ageing of the working popu...