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Are new deal employment initiatives on target? Evidence from job search success in local labour markets.

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McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M. & Adams, J. (2004)
Are new deal employment initiatives on target? Evidence from job search success in local labour markets. International Journal of Manpower. 25, 392-410. doi:10.1108/01437720410554124. ISSN 0143-7720
This paper tests the appropriateness of government employment policies in targeting specific groups of unemployed job seekers in the UK. A sample of 169 job seekers is divided...

Wired for work? ICT and job seeking in rural areas.

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McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C., & Greig, M. (2003)
Wired for work? ICT and job seeking in rural areas
Rural areas are, by definition, affected by their relative peripherality from industrial and population centres, and their dispersed patterns of economic and social activity. ...

Mismatch in local labour market in central Scotland: the neglected role of demand.

Journal Article
Adams, J., Greig, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (2002)
Mismatch in local labour market in central Scotland: the neglected role of demand. Urban Studies. 39, 1399-1416. doi:10.1080/00420980220142691. ISSN 0042-0980
This paper presents a model of mismatch unemployment in two local labour markets in Scotland. A total of seven possible sources of such unemployment are identified and examine...

A model of the commuting range of unemployed job seekers

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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; Gabri...

Are spatially focused initiatives in current economic inclusion policies well founded.

Journal Article
Adams, J., Greig, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (2001)
Are spatially focused initiatives in current economic inclusion policies well founded. Local Economy. 16, 236-248. doi:10.1080/02690940122469. ISSN 0269-0942
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 carr...

Unemployed job seeker attitudes towards potential travel-to-work times.

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McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M. & Adams, J. (2001)
Unemployed job seeker attitudes towards potential travel-to-work times. Growth and Change. 32, 355-368. doi:10.1111/0017-4815.00163. ISSN 0017-4815
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 o...

Mismatch unemployment and local labour market eficiency: the role of employer and vacancy characteristics.

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Adams, J., Greig, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (1999)
Mismatch unemployment and local labour market eficiency: the role of employer and vacancy characteristics. Environment and Planning A. 32, 1841-1856. doi:10.1068/a3342. ISSN 0308-518X
Much of the theoretical and policy debate on local labour markets has focused upon improving the educational, training, and other `supply-side' characteristics of job seekers....

Are the New Deal target groupings well founded? an examination of job search success before the New Deal

Journal Article
Adams, J., Greig, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (1998)
Are the New Deal target groupings well founded? an examination of job search success before the New Deal
This study examines the appropriateness of the New Deal in targeting specific groups of unemployed jobseekers. This is done using a survey of unemployed jobseekers carried o...