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Rail Freight in Great Britain – has privatisation made a noticeable difference?

Presentation / Conference
Cowie, J. (2012, January)
Rail Freight in Great Britain – has privatisation made a noticeable difference?. Presented at 44th Annual Conference of the University Transport Study Group, University of Aberdeen
This paper briefly outlines the main changes brought about by the Railways Act 1993 with regard to the rail freight sector and then examines development of the sector since th...

Entrepreneurial Dynamism and the Built Environment in the Evolution of University Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Journal Article
Johnson, D., Bock, A. J., & George, G. (2019)
Entrepreneurial Dynamism and the Built Environment in the Evolution of University Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. Industrial and Corporate Change, 28(4), 941-959. https://doi.org/10.1093/icc/dtz034
University-centered entrepreneurial ecosystems (UCEEs) are complex webs of entrepreneurs, researchers, institutional support structures, and the built environment. We study th...

Impact of bank funding on the growth of Nigeria’s manufacturing Sector

Thesis
Ogbonna, D. Impact of bank funding on the growth of Nigeria’s manufacturing Sector. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1516539
Several studies and theories have linked economic growth to finance and further posit that a well funded and supported manufacturing sector could transform the economic fortun...

A time-varying risk premium in the term structure of bulk shipping freight rates.

Journal Article
Adland, R., & Cullinane, K. (2005)
A time-varying risk premium in the term structure of bulk shipping freight rates. Journal of Transport, Economics and Policy, 39, 191-208
This paper presents a simple argument, based on logic and maritime economic theory alone, for rejecting the applicability of the expectations theory in bulk shipping freight m...

Corporate Environmental Disclosure in Libya: Evidence and Environmental Determinism Theory.

Thesis
Ahmad, N. S. M. Corporate Environmental Disclosure in Libya: Evidence and Environmental Determinism Theory. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2784
There is no doubt that in recent years Corporate Environmental Disclosure (CED) by corporations has received much attention among accounting academic researchers. However, rev...

Developing models of partnership in economic regeneration.

Conference Proceeding
Mitchell, I., & McQuaid, R. W. (2001)
Developing models of partnership in economic regeneration. In L. Montanheiro, & M. Spiering (Eds.), Public and private sector partnerships : the enterprise governance
This paper tests some theoretical models of partnership by examining a specific partnership between a local authority and other private partners in the regeneration of a forme...

The impact of ferry services on an island economy

Presentation / Conference
Greig, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2005, August)
The impact of ferry services on an island economy. Paper presented at 35th Annual Conference European Regional Science Association Conference
This paper examines ferry fares and quality of service to a remote island region and analyses how this affects the economy of the islands. Taking the Western Isles in Scotland...

Managing social capital as knowledge management – some specification and representation issues.

Journal Article
Davenport, E., Graham, M., Kennedy, J., & Taylor, K. (2005)
Managing social capital as knowledge management – some specification and representation issues. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 40, 101-108. doi:10.1002/meet.1450400113
‘Classic’ accounts of social capital have emerged in accounts of stable networks or institutional environments. These conditions do not apply in the case of many firms – a cas...

The Application of Mathematical Programming Approaches to Estimating Container Port Production Efficiency

Journal Article
Cullinane, K., Song, D., & Wang, T. (2005)
The Application of Mathematical Programming Approaches to Estimating Container Port Production Efficiency. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 24(1), 73-92. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11123-005-3041-9
Container terminal production is both an important and complicated element in the contemporary global economy. This paper aims to evaluate the efficiency of the world’s most i...

Optimising the container transhipment hub location in northern Europe

Journal Article
Baird, A. J., & Baird, A. (2006)
Optimising the container transhipment hub location in northern Europe. Journal of Transport Geography, 14(3), 195-214. doi:10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2004.12.004
This paper applies a specific research methodology designed to evaluate and compare competing seaport locations within a given region as the optimal site for international con...