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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...

Tailoring services and releasing untapped talent - a higher education perspective

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2005, December)
Tailoring services and releasing untapped talent - a higher education perspective. Paper presented at Migration and Universities
No abstract available.

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...

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.

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...

Job search, transport and training, the case of EMIRES

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, August)
Job search, transport and training, the case of EMIRES. Paper presented at RSAI (B and I section) Annual Conference
No abstract available.

From forecasting to drink and how we could be more sociable with business.

Presentation / Conference
Gormley, P., MacMillan, G., & Canduela, J. (2002, June)
From forecasting to drink and how we could be more sociable with business. Paper presented at 22nd International Symposium on Forecasting, Dublin, Ireland
The presentation covers the developments in forecasting and market modeling within Scottish Courage Brands, the major brewer in the UK take home market. It illustrates the joi...

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...

Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 43(5), 628-640. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2017.1390077
Students have expectations of their university education leading to graduate careers, with universities investing considerable resources in institution-wide initiatives design...

Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students

Presentation / Conference
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., & Smith, C. (2017, December)
Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students. Paper presented at Society for Research Into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference, Newport, Wales
Having relevant work experience, such as a placement or internship, is valued by employers in the technology sector and can improve employment outcomes for computing graduates...
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Relationships between transport and Rural Economies

2004 - 2005
This review was commissioned by the Countryside Agency to explore the impact of the transport sector, including transport provision, on rural economies in England. The project was carried out with Der...
Value: £1,000

Social Networks of Older Workers

2004 - 2005
The population of Scotland is expected to age considerably over the next 25 years and as the largest non-working group of the potential labour force is the over 50's, there is a concern that the futur...
Value: £1,000

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

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

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

Parents and Recurrent Poverty

2008 - 2008
A major reason for recurrent poverty is leaving the workforce due to childbirth and childcare and returning to low paid, insecure work. However, there are relatively few studies that give qualitative ...
Value: £1,000

Edinburgh, Road Pricing and the Boundary Problem: Issues of Equity and Efficiency

2004 - 2004
Discussions of road user charging in Scotland had been confined to the proposed introduction of road user charging in Edinburgh. This report summarised the findings of a research study into the effici...
Value: £1,000

Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships

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

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

Transport and The Scottish Economy

2001 - 2002
The report pulled together evidence on the role of transport in the development of the Scottish economy. It particularly sought to identify key issues where existing and potential academic research co...
Value: £1,000