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Reregulating the deregulated, a case study of the Scottish Bus market.

Presentation / Conference
Cowie, J. (2014, January)
Reregulating the deregulated, a case study of the Scottish Bus market. Paper presented at 46th Universities Transport Studies Group Conference, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Much research surrounds the move from publicly owned and operated bus markets to publicly controlled and privately operated markets, or in the case of Great Britain, a fully d...

The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups - review of UK and international evidence.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V. & Hollywood, E. (2010)
The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups - review of UK and international evidence
This evidence review was commissioned by the Scottish Government and undertaken by the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. The overall aim is to revi...

Public sector procurement and business support in Cumbria: response to the credit crunch.

Conference Proceeding
Peck, F., Bell, F., & Cabras, I. (2009)
Public sector procurement and business support in Cumbria: response to the credit crunch

Where does the money go? an economic analysis of the purchasing of goods and services operated by the Cumbria County Council.

Presentation / Conference
Cabras, I. (2009, July)
Where does the money go? an economic analysis of the purchasing of goods and services operated by the Cumbria County Council. Paper presented at Research and Scholarship Festival

Public procurement and regional development: the impact of local authority expenditure on local economies.

Conference Proceeding
Peck, F., & Cabras, I. (2008)
Public procurement and regional development: the impact of local authority expenditure on local economies
Spatial patterns of public expenditure and government procurement have a significant impact on economic and social development in localities and regions across the EU. In the ...

Public private partnerships in the European Union - the cases of the UK, Germany and Austria

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., & Scherrer, W. (2008)
Public private partnerships in the European Union - the cases of the UK, Germany and Austria
Across the European Union the use of different forms of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have been growing, but in different ways and for different reasons across Member Sta...

Letter from Edinburgh - governance, economic performance and economic disparities in Scotland

Journal Article
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...

Aging of the labour force and globalization.

Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W. (2007)
Aging of the labour force and globalization. In R. Cooper, K. Donaghy, & G. Hewings (Eds.), Globalization and Regional Economic Modelling, 69-85. Springer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-72444-5_5
The rapid aging of the population structure across most developed countries is one of the main challenges facing their economies and governments (CEC 2004a).1 These changes wi...

The economics of motorways of the sea.

Journal Article
Baird, A. (2007)
The economics of motorways of the sea. Maritime Policy and Management. 34, 287-310. doi:10.1080/03088830701538976. ISSN 0308-8839
The last several decades have witnessed very substantial public sector investment in roadway and railway infrastructure throughout the EU. The seaway has tended not to be supp...

Public private partnership - experiences of ICT in the UK, Germany and Austria

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., & Scherrer, W. (2006)
Public private partnership - experiences of ICT in the UK, Germany and Austria
The political context of governments differs between the UK, Germany and Austria, but each government currently has a positive view of PPP. There are many similarities to the ...