Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N., & Chen, T. (in press). Employer Policy and Practice Towards Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 31(5), 445-466. https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2018.1563472
Many governments are seeking to encourage the extension of working lives to counteract potential labor market shortages that might result from population aging. Nevertheless, ...
Egdell, V., Maclean, G., Raeside, R., & Chen, T. (in press). Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice. Ageing and society, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X18001307
The impact of an ageing workforce on the workplace is a concern internationally. Governments are increasingly encouraging the continued labour market participation of older wo...
Robertson, P. J., & Egdell, V. (2018). A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice. Australian Journal of Career Development, 27(3), 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1177/1038416217704449
In the UK, the concept of employability is influential in current conceptualizations of career development. It is an example of a discourse underpinned by faith in individual ...
ENU Development Trust
The aim of this research is to explore the impact of the ageing population on employers in the Hong Kong service sector.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) identified the workplace as an important setting to support the promotion of health and wellbeing in 1981 with the introduction of the Health for All strategy, and ...
Skills Development Scotland
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
Brown, R., McQuaid, R., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., & Canduela, J. (2018). Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era. British Journal of Industrial Relations, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12309
This article considers whether employee ownership mitigates the negative workplace outcomes identified by the Disconnected Capitalism Thesis (DCT). Drawing on a programme of i...
H. Otto, V. Egdell, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), (2017). Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy
Following the 2008 economic crisis, the situation for young people deteriorated dramatically in many European countries. Employment and training opportunities have reduced, an...
Otto, H., Egdell, V., Bonvin, J., & Atzmüller, R. (2017). Introduction: empowering young people in disempowering times? Creating collaborative and transformative capabilities through participation. In V. Egdell, H. Otto, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy, 1-19. (1). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
No abstract available.
Raeside, R., Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2017). Integrating young people into society: perceptions of enabling agents. In H. Otto, V. Egdell, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented PolicyCheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2017). The legal implications of dementia in the workplace. Ageing and society, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X17000642
Dementia is a growing issue in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 800,000 people affected. Of these people in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years. Thus, a significant numb...
Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2016). A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies. Social policy & administration, https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12262
In the UK, current approaches to employment activation are primarily concerned with rapid labour market entry, with jobseekers compelled to engage in activities or be sanction...
Egdell, V., & Dutton, M. (2016). Third Sector Independence: relations with the state in an age of austerity. Voluntary Sector Review, 8(1), 25-40. https://doi.org/10.1332/204080516X14739278719772
Third sector organisations deliver a range of public services for government. They are valued and trusted by commissioners, clients and wider society because of their independ...
Bifulco, L., Egdell, V. & McQuaid, R. (2015). Introduction to the Case Studies. In Facing trajectories from school to work – Towards a capability-friendly Youth Policy in Europe, 201-207. BioMed Central. ISBN 978-3-319-11435-4
Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. & Hollywood, E. (2015). Addressing the Issue of Unemployment among Disadvantaged Youth in Scotland: Developing the Capability for Work. In Facing trajectories from school to work – Towards a capability-friendly Youth Policy in Europe, 248-256. ISBN 978-3-319-11435-4
Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2015). Supporting Disadvantaged Young People into Work: Insights from the Capability Approach. Social Policy and Administration, 50(1), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12108
The Capability Approach (CA) offers a perspective on the employment activation of young people that is concerned with their freedom to make choices that they value rather than...
McQuaid, R. W., & Egdell, V. (2014). Good practice examples for labour market intelligence (LMI) tools in European regions and localities. Labour Market Information,
Chiappero-Martinetti, E., Egdell, V., Hollywood, E., & McQuaid, R. (2015). Operationalisation of the Capability Approach. In Facing trajectories from school to work – Towards a capability-friendly Youth Policy in Europe, 115-139. BMC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11436-1_7
The holistic and multilayered structure offered by the Capability Approach makes this theoretical framework particularly suitable for conceptualising and contextualising compl...
City of Edinburgh Council
Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) 2014 Evaluation
An Agenda for New Skills and Jobs’ prioritises equipping people with the right skills for employment. It recognises the crucial role that developing labour market intelligence and skills governance ha...
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Exploring the challenges and opportunities facing lone parents, with children over the age of five, in receipt of out of work benefits and moving into paid work as part of the UK government’s welfare ...
Our proposal will improve and increase the promotion of equality and opportunity for the engagement, participation and development of older people across Scotland to reduce unlawful discrimination, ha...
The project will both focus on and integrate disadvantaged young people into the research process to improve their quality of life and to foster social innovation.
SDS Youth Employability
EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes
UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Study of use of Stated Preference to investigate Barriers and Drivers of Engagement in Workplace Learning
Dept. of Enterprise, Trade and Investment
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...
The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
2 September 2018
The Bay Hotel, Kinghorn, Fife
14 August 2017
Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus
20 June 2017
10am - 3pm
The Rivers Suite, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus. EH14 1DJ
18 May 2017
Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
31 August 2016 - 2 September 2016
1-2pm, Boardroom 2/04, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus
29 June 2016
9 June 2016
1-2pm, Boardroom 2/04, Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus
18 May 2016
10am-1pm, Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus
9 May 2016
1-2pm, Classroom 3/07, Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus
5 April 2016
18 March 2016