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Barriers and drivers in a circular economy: the case of the built environment

Journal Article
Hart, J., Adams, K., Giesekam, J., Densley Tingley, D., & Pomponi, F. (2019)
Barriers and drivers in a circular economy: the case of the built environment. Procedia CIRP, 80, 619-624. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2018.12.015
The circular economy has moved quickly from niche conversations to mainstream attention. Reports, white papers, academic articles, and guidance are produced in rapid successio...

Unheard voices of decline in the Scottish Oil Sector.

Presentation / Conference
O'Neil, J., & Ellis, V. (2018, June)
Unheard voices of decline in the Scottish Oil Sector. Presented at BUIRA History of Industrial Relations Study Group, University of Westminster
This paper examines how employment in the Scottish oil industry is changing as the industry declines, shedding in excess of 120,000 jobs between 2014 and 2016 as oil prices fe...

Exploring the viability of an emission tax policy for ships at berth in Taiwanese ports.

Journal Article
Tseng, P. H., & Pilcher, N. (2016)
Exploring the viability of an emission tax policy for ships at berth in Taiwanese ports. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 8(6), 705-722. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSTL.2016.079289
This paper considers an emissions tax to help limit external air pollution from ships in Taiwanese ports through a mixed methods research (MMR) approach. Through an empirical ...

An evaluation of the use of combination techniques in improving forecasting accuracy for commercial property cycles in the UK

Thesis
Jadevicius, A. An evaluation of the use of combination techniques in improving forecasting accuracy for commercial property cycles in the UK. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7558
In light of the financial and property crisis of 2007-2013 it is difficult to ignore the existence of cycles in the general business sector, as well as in building and propert...

UK Foreign direct investment in Ghana: determinants and implications

Thesis
Osei, C. UK Foreign direct investment in Ghana: determinants and implications. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7562
The aim of this study is to empirically investigate the relative significance of the determinants of UK foreign direct investment (FDI) in Ghana. According to the United Natio...

The Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Did HRD Play a Role?

Journal Article
MacKenzie, C., Garavan, T. N., & Carbery, R. (2014)
The Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Did HRD Play a Role?. Advances in developing human resources, 16(1), 34-53. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422313508925
The Problem The Global Financial and Economic Crisis1 starting in 2007 and its resultant impact has called into question the contribution of Human Resource Development (HRD) s...

Industrial clusters and regional economic development in China: the case of Heilongjiang Province.

Thesis
Wang, J. Industrial clusters and regional economic development in China: the case of Heilongjiang Province. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6077
The concept of the ‘industrial cluster was first discussed in the early works of Alfred Marshall. In the 1990’s the term became part of mainstream economic thinking largely du...

Do We Eat Too Much? The current economic crisis as a result of overconsumption

Journal Article
Jaworski, P. M., & Weber, J. (2011)
Do We Eat Too Much? The current economic crisis as a result of overconsumption. Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 23, 223-238. https://doi.org/10.1177/02601079X11002300302
Over the past 15 years, a fairly synchronised and steady increase of the current account deficits of the US and the UK has been witnessed, while at the same time real house pr...

Banks, bailouts and bonuses: a personal account of working in Halifax Bank of Scotland during the financial crisis

Journal Article
Ellis, V., & Taylor, M. (2010)
Banks, bailouts and bonuses: a personal account of working in Halifax Bank of Scotland during the financial crisis. Work, Employment and Society, 24(4), 803-812. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017010380649
This article presents a first hand account of the financial crisis by ‘Margaret Taylor’, a union activist within HBOS. Overviewing more than twenty years’ experience in the se...

A century of research on property cycles – a review of research on major and auxiliary business cycles.

Presentation / Conference
Jadevicius, A., Sloan, B., & Brown, A. (2010, September)
A century of research on property cycles – a review of research on major and auxiliary business cycles. Paper presented at XI BSV International Conference on Valuation and Investment,, Minsk, Belarus
The existence of cycles within economy and its sub-sectors has been studied for a number of years. The importance of cycles has grown to have significant importance in the maj...