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Social networks, normative influence and health delivery in rural Bangladesh.

Journal Article
Gayen, K. & Raeside, R. (2007)
Social networks, normative influence and health delivery in rural Bangladesh. Social Science and Medicine. 65, 900-914. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.03.037. ISSN 0277-9536
This paper examines the association of social networks with the experience of neonatal death and the type of assistance that a woman obtains at childbirth in rural Bangladesh....

New approaches to employability in the UK: combining ‘human capital development’ and ‘work first’ strategies?

Journal Article
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R. W. & Dutton, M. (2007)
New approaches to employability in the UK: combining ‘human capital development’ and ‘work first’ strategies?. Journal of social policy. 36, 539-560. doi:10.1017/S0047279407001171. ISSN 1469-7823
This article analyses recent developments in policies to promote the employability of unemployed and economically inactive people in the UK. It discusses the extent to which t...

Employers’ responses to demographic changes in rural labour markets: the case of Dumfries and Galloway.

Journal Article
Hollywood, E., & McQuaid, R. W. (2007)
Employers’ responses to demographic changes in rural labour markets: the case of Dumfries and Galloway. Local economy, 22, 148-162. https://doi.org/10.1080/02690940701390765
Employers in many rural areas are facing the problem of a declining workforce due to demographic changes in the population. These demographic changes are a result of a combina...

Homophily and assimilation among sport-active adolescent substance users.

Journal Article
Pearson, M., Sieglich, C., & Snijders, T. (2006)
Homophily and assimilation among sport-active adolescent substance users. Connections, 27, 47-63
We analyse the co-evolution of social networks and substance use behaviour of adolescents and address the problem of separating the effects of homophily and assimilation. Adol...

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...

Are new deal employment initiatives on target? Evidence from job search success in local labour markets.

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M. & Adams, J. (2004)
Are new deal employment initiatives on target? Evidence from job search success in local labour markets. International Journal of Manpower. 25, 392-410. doi:10.1108/01437720410554124. ISSN 0143-7720
This paper tests the appropriateness of government employment policies in targeting specific groups of unemployed job seekers in the UK. A sample of 169 job seekers is divided...

Employability: dynamic concept, contested theory.

Conference Proceeding
Lindsay, C. (2003)
Employability: dynamic concept, contested theory

Employability and long-term unemployment in local labour markets.

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., & Lindsay, C. (2003)
Employability and long-term unemployment in local labour markets

Densification and urban compaction: reinforcing the drive for sustainability.

Journal Article
Cooper, J. A., Donegan, K. S., Ryley, T. J., Smyth, A. & Granzow, E. (2002)
Densification and urban compaction: reinforcing the drive for sustainability. Transportation research record. 1817, 102-109. doi:10.3141/1817-13. ISSN 0361-1981
The consumer response to sustainable development initiatives provided the focus for a series of research projects undertaken at the Transport Research Institute at Napier Univ...