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The ‘employability gap’: long-term unemployment and barriers to work in buoyant labour markets.

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., & Lindsay, C. (2002)
The ‘employability gap’: long-term unemployment and barriers to work in buoyant labour markets. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 20, 613-629. https://doi.org/10.1068/c22m
We analyse the main barriers limiting the employability of long-term unemployed job seekers within a local labour market characterised by generally high levels of demand. We u...

Defining entrepreneurship - implications for ICT, social enterprise and regional and local development policies.

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W. (2000)
Defining entrepreneurship - implications for ICT, social enterprise and regional and local development policies
Many national, regional or local agencies have created policies to directly support entrepreneurs so as to increase the number of businesses or aid the competitiveness and exp...

Travel-to-work and unemployed job seekers

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Charlesworth-May, A. C., & Adams, J. (1999)
Travel-to-work and unemployed job seekers
A theoretical model of factors influencing the maximum time unemployed job seekers would be willing to commute to a new job is presented and tested using an ordered probit mod...

A summary of the results of a survey of unemployed workers in the Auckland Eastern Suburbs TTWA1.

Journal Article
Stewart, J. M., McQuaid, R. W., Charlesworth-May, A. C., & Adams, J. (1998)
A summary of the results of a survey of unemployed workers in the Auckland Eastern Suburbs TTWA1. Labour Market Bulletin, 1 & 2, 145-161
This article considers the attitudes of a small sample of unemployed people towards the characteristics of potential jobs, how they search for jobs, and which of their own att...

Lifelong learning and local economic development

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W. (1996)
Lifelong learning and local economic development
Lifelong learning is increasingly seen as being important for the future well-being of local economies. The paper considers the macro-context for lifelong learning and local e...