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Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary

Report
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V. & Raeside, R. (2016)
Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Skills Development Scotland
This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, an...

Third sector experiences of work programme delivery

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Dutton, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2016)
Third sector experiences of work programme delivery. Journal of Social Policy, 45(4), 729-746. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279416000271
This paper explores the organisational experiences of governmental policy change and implementation on the third sector. Using a four-year longitudinal study of 13 third secto...

Employer demands from business graduates

Journal Article
McMurray, S., Dutton, M., McQuaid, R. W., & Richard, A. (2016)
Employer demands from business graduates. Education and Training, 58(1), (112-132). ISSN 0040-0912
This paper reports on research carried out with employers to determine demand for graduate business and management skills in the Scottish workforce. The research found that th...

The performance of employee-owned businesses in Scotland: some preliminary empirical evidence

Journal Article
Brown, R., McQuaid, R. W., Raeside, R., & Canduela, J. (2014)
The performance of employee-owned businesses in Scotland: some preliminary empirical evidence. Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary, 37(3), 108-123
In recent years, there has been a growing focus on promoting the concept of employee-ownership of businesses within public policy. One of the strong drivers of this is an assu...

Network Equilibrium and the Spread of Innovation in Technologically Cooperating European SMEs.

Working Paper
Pearson, M. Network Equilibrium and the Spread of Innovation in Technologically Cooperating European SMEs

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Pearson, M. Network Equilibrium and the Spread of Innovation in Technologically Cooperating European SMEs
European technical cooperation data from a recent large survey on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is used to formulate a proxy network of country typical SMEs (CTSMEs) and...

Evaluating the impact of the Glasgow living wage.

Report
Dutton, M., Raeside, R., Chen, T. & Mazza, T. (2013)
Evaluating the impact of the Glasgow living wage. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow City Council
The Living Wage (LW) is perceived by some to be a social and economic good. The beneficial aspects of implementing a LW is to increase employee pay, reduce household poverty a...

The rationale and practice of gender specific employability services.

Report
Dutton, M., Lister, B., Canduela, J., Botfield, J. & Drogony, M. (2013)
The rationale and practice of gender specific employability services. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
As the pace of labour market activation and welfare reform increases, women are increasingly expected to engage with the labour market. In many cases this transition will be m...

Regionally Coherent Access and Employability Provision:Employer Demand for Business and Management Graduates.

Report
McMurray, S., Richard, A., Dutton, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (2012)
Regionally Coherent Access and Employability Provision:Employer Demand for Business and Management Graduates. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
This report presents findings from research with 71 employers of Edinburgh Napier University Business School (ENUBS) graduates across Scotland. Employers were asked to identif...

Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2007, December)
Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies
No abstract available.

Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states

Presentation / Conference
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R., & Dutton, M. (2006, January)
Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states. Paper presented at Delni Aspen, Brussels
New forms of inter-agency co-operation have gained increasing prominence in the development and delivery of activation strategies. This article compares different models of in...

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Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships

2015 - 2016
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £26,427

Cuan Sound Transport Links STAG Appraisal

2014 - 2014
For the island community of Luing, access to and from the mainland is currently solely dependent on ferry services. Consequently access to employment and services is more expensive and less convenient...
Value: £100

Employment Inequalities in an Economic Downturn

2010 - 2011
Funding: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland Duration: January 2010 – October 2010 Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Emma Hollywood, Dr Jesus Canduela   Description: The ERI was commi...
Funder: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland | Value: £14,000

Scottish Trade Union's Approaches to Equalities - follow-up study (STUC)

2009 - 2010
This project will examine the approaches taken to equalities issues by STUC-affiliated unions.  This will update and build on a previous baseline study undertaken by the ERI for the STUC/One Workplace...
Value: £1,000

Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvant. People

2009 - 2011
Funding: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Duration: April 2009 – December 2010 Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Ariel Bergmann, Dr Jesus Canduela, Vanesa Fuerte...
Funder: Dept. of Enterprise, Trade and Investment | Value: £54,700

One Regional Employability Framework Evaluation

2009 - 2011
The North East’s Regional Employability Framework (REF) provided an over-arching strategic focus for partnership-working on employability across the region. This research had been commissioned by One ...
Value: £46,126

Scottish Government Analytical Services Call Off

2009 - 2012
Funding: Scottish Government Duration: 2010-2011 Research Team: Professor Ronald McQuaid, Dr Valerie Egdell, Dr Emma Hollywood
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £20,613

REF and Skills for Jobs Effectiveness Study

2008 - 2011
 The ERI has been asked by the Learning and Skills Council North East to conduct research on best practice in providing a joined-up employability journey for ESF beneficiaries making transitions ...
Value: £57,945

An Evaluation of the Mentally Healthy Workplace Training Programme

2008 - 2009
The Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives (SCHWL) and NHS Health Scotland commissioned an evaluation of the mentally healthy workplaces training programme. This research was conducted in partnersh...
Funder: NHS Health Scotland | Value: £1,000

Employee Demand for Skills Development

2008 - 2009
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills commissioned the ERI and WM Enterprise to undertake a review of research evidence and policy around individuals’ demand for (and participation in) skills de...
Value: £1,000