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The capabilities approach as a framework for labour market information on young people.

Book Chapter
Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2010)
The capabilities approach as a framework for labour market information on young people. In C. Larsen, J. Kipper, & A. Schmid (Eds.), Regional Monitoring Approaches for the Reduction and the Prevention of Youth Unemployment in Europe, 152-159. Rainer Hampp Verlag, Muenchen
This paper considers some of the potential uses of the capabilities approach to widen and deepen the labour market information that we collect on youth employment and unemploy...

Evaluation Of The Working For Families Fund 2004-2008 SG

Report
Mcquaid, R., Bond, S. & Fuertes, V. (2009)
Evaluation Of The Working For Families Fund 2004-2008 SG. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
This report summarises the Final Evaluation Report of the Working for Families Fund (WFF) programme from 2004-08. It was carried out by the Employment Research Institute, Napi...

Social well-being, cohesion and human-health

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., & Bergmann, A. (2008)
Social well-being, cohesion and human-health

The " Working for Families Fund" programme database

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W. & Raeside, R. (2008)
The " Working for Families Fund" programme database

Aging of the labour force and globalization.

Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W. (2007)
Aging of the labour force and globalization. In R. Cooper, K. Donaghy, & G. Hewings (Eds.), Globalization and Regional Economic Modelling, 69-85. Springer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-72444-5_5
The rapid aging of the population structure across most developed countries is one of the main challenges facing their economies and governments (CEC 2004a).1 These changes wi...

Job search success and employability in local labour markets.

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W. (2006)
Job search success and employability in local labour markets. Annals of Regional Science, 40, 407-421. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00168-006-0065-7
This paper considers the relationship between an unemployed person’s employability and job search success. Using a broad employability framework (covering individual, personal...

The European influence on social policy in Scotland: changing terminology or changing practice?

Presentation / Conference
Juleff, L., Kelly, L., Adams, J., & McQuaid, R. (2005, August)
The European influence on social policy in Scotland: changing terminology or changing practice?. Paper presented at 45th Congress of the European Regional Science Association
Until the late 1980’s social policy in Scotland was clearly targeted towards poverty as the primary source of economic disadvantage. Within this framework, geographical areas...

Employability, services and unemployed job seekers and the digital divide.

Journal Article
Lindsay, C. (2005)
Employability, services and unemployed job seekers and the digital divide. Urban studies, 42, 325-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/0042098042000316173
Summary Providing accurate and accessible labour market information is a key priority for policies targeted at improving the employability of unemployed people. In an attempt ...

Older worker participation rates and the economy in Scotland

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W. (2004)
Older worker participation rates and the economy in Scotland
The ageing of societies in the European Union (EU), and much of the developed world, is one of the main challenges facing the governments. This reduction is due both to relati...

Employability, local policy interpretations and the new localism

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W. (2004)
Employability, local policy interpretations and the new localism