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Meeting employer's skills upgrading needs through vocational education and training provision in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M., Hollywood, E., Lindsay, C., Thomson, E., Devins, D., …McCracken, M. G. (2007)
Meeting employer's skills upgrading needs through vocational education and training provision in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Study on employment in rural areas

Journal Article
Copus, A. K., Hall, C., Barnes, A., Dalton, G., Cook, P., Weingarten, P., …Johansson, M. (2006)
Study on employment in rural areas
This report is a response to a request by the 2003 Agriculture Council, for a review of rural employment, particularly in relation to young people and women, in order to asses...

The economic impacts of adult entertainment.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M., & Fuertes, V. (2005)
The economic impacts of adult entertainment. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive
No abstract available.

Approaches to evaluation in Community regeneration: research from Communities Scotland report 76..

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M. & Lindsay, C. (2005)
Approaches to evaluation in Community regeneration: research from Communities Scotland report 76.

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...

Impact of transport information in a rural area: EMIRES

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W. & Greig, M. (2005)
Impact of transport information in a rural area: EMIRES

Working together for employment and inclusion in Edinburgh : a baseline study.

Working Paper
McQuaid, R. W., Anastasiadou, C., Fuertes, V., Greig, M., Lindsay, C. & Wise, S. (2005)
Working together for employment and inclusion in Edinburgh : a baseline study.

Entrepreunership - some views from the UK

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W., & Greig, M. (2005, March)
Entrepreunership - some views from the UK. Paper presented at Unknown
No abstract available.

Job guarantees, employability training and partnerships in the retail sector.

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C. & Greig, M. (2005)
Job guarantees, employability training and partnerships in the retail sector. Local economy. 20, 67-78. doi:10.1080/0269094042000313601. ISSN 1470-9325
This paper discusses the potential value of local, partnership-based employability training and job guarantee programmes, focusing on one example—the 'Alloa Initiative'. The I...

Determinants of visitor expenditure at a major sports event.

Conference Proceeding
Greig, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (2004)
Determinants of visitor expenditure at a major sports event
This paper develops a model of the determinants of visitor expenditure at a one day repeated major sporting event in Edinburgh, Scotland. An econometric model is developed tha...