Professor Ronald McQuaid

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Book Chapter

McQuaid R & Webb A (2020) The Importance of SMEs as Innovators of Sustainable Inclusive Employment: Some Issues Resulting from Shocks to the Econ-omy Imposed by the COVID-19 Pandemic. In: Larsen C, Kipper J, Schmid A & Ricceri M (eds.) The Importance of SMEs as Innovators of Sustainable Inclusive Employment: New Evidence from Regional and Local Labour Markets. Munich, Germany: Rainer Hampp Verlag, pp. 33-45. www.hampp-Verlag.de.

Book Chapter

Webb A, McQuaid R & Rand S (2019) What, Who, Why and Ways out of the Informal Economy: A Brief Review of Key Definitions and Approaches. In: Larsen C, Rand S, Schmid A, Bobkov V & Lokosov V (eds.) Assessing Informal Employment and Skills Needs: Approaches and Insights from Regional and Local Labour Market Monitoring. Munich: Rainer Hampp Verlag, pp. 23-40. http://www.hampp-verlag.de/English.htm

Article

Brown J, Katikireddi SV, Leyland AH, McQuaid RW, Frank J & Macdonald EB (2018) Age, health and other factors associated with return to work for those engaging with a welfare-to-work initiative: a cohort study of administrative data from the UK’s Work Programme. BMJ Open, 8 (10), p. e024938. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024938

Book Chapter

Webb A & McQuaid R (2018) Utilising Skills Demands Opportunities to Overcome the Low Professional Status and Attractiveness of a Sector: The Early Learning and Care Sector in Scotland. In: Larsen C, Rand S, Schmid A & Dean A (eds.) Developing Skills in a Changing World of Work: Concepts, Measurement and Data Applied in Regional and Local Labour Market Monitoring Across Europe. Munich: Rainer Hampp Verlag, pp. 241-258. http://www.hampp-verlag.de/

Research Report

Webb A & McQuaid R (2018) Identifying approaches for attracting and training new entrants and the existing workforce in the Early Learning and Childcare sector. Replay-VET ERASMUS+. European Strategy Report [Scotland]. Frankfurt, Germany. http://regionallabourmarketmonitoring.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/EUstrategicReports_Scotland.pdf

Book Chapter

McQuaid R (2018) Contract-type Public Private Partnerships in Services. In: Ahmed A (ed.) World Sustainable Development Outlook 2018 - Public Private Partnerships for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. London: World Association for Sustainable Development, pp. 33-47.

Book Chapter

McQuaid R (2017) The provision of skills information in Scotland and its governance – Skills Investment Plans and Regional Skills Assessments. In: Larsen C, Rand S, Schmid A, Nagel T & Hoess H (eds.) The Importance of Governance in Regional Labour Market Monitoring for Evidence-based Policy-making. Munich, Germany: Rainer Hampp Verlag, pp. 263-276. http://www.hampp-verlag.de/

Book Chapter

Fuertes V & McQuaid R (2016) Personalized activation policies for the long-term unemployed: the role of local governance in the UK. In: Heidenreich M & Rice D (eds.) Integrating Social and Employment Policies in Europe: Active Inclusion and Challenges for Local Welfare Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 93-117. http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/integrating-social-and-employment-policies-in-europe

Conference Paper (unpublished)

McQuaid R (2016) Ageing of the Labour Force and the Labour Market. Workshop on Labour Market and Migration across the Eurasian Continent, part of the Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within a Wider European and Eurasian Space, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria, 13.04.2016-14.04.2016. https://iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/AdvancedSystemsAnalysis/160413-eurasian6.html

Book Chapter

Egdell V, Hollywood E & McQuaid R (2015) 11.2.4 Addressing the Issue of Unemployment among Disadvantaged Youth in Scotland: Developing the Capability for Work. In: Otto H, Atzmüller R, Berthet T, Bifulco L, Bonvin J, Chiappero-Martinetti E, Egdell V, Halleröd B, Kjeldsen C, Kwiek M, Schröer R, Vero J & Zielenska M (eds.) Facing Trajectories from School to Work: Towards a Capability-Friendly Youth Policy in Europe. Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, 20. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 248-256. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-11436-1_11

Book Chapter

Bilfulco L, Egdell V, McQuaid R, Berthet T, Simon V, Monteleone R, Mozzana C, Rosenstein E, Dif-Pradalier M, Bonvin J, Hollywood E, Jensen NR, Kjeldsen CC, Sztandar-Sztanderska K & Zielenska M (2015) Capabilities for Voice, Work and Education: Critical Analysis of Programmes for Disadvantaged Young People in Europe. In: Otto H, Atzmüller R, Berthet T, Bifulco L, Bonvin J, Chiappero-Martinetti E, Egdell V, Halleröd B, Kjeldsen C, Kwiek M, Schröer R, Vero J & Zielenska M (eds.) Facing Trajectories from School to Work. Towards a Capability-Friendly Youth Policy in Europe. Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, 20. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 201-357. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-11436-1_11

Book Chapter

Chiappero-Martinetti E, Egdell V, Hollywood E & McQuaid R (2015) Operationalisation of the Capability Approach. In: Otto H, Atzmüller R, Berthet T, Bifulco L, Bonvin J, Chiappero-Martinetti E, Egdell V, Halleröd B, Kjeldsen C, Kwiek M, Schröer R, Vero J & Zielenska M (eds.) Facing Trajectories from School to Work. Towards a Capability-Friendly Youth Policy in Europe. Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, 20. Dordrecht): Springer, pp. 115-139. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-11436-1_7

Article

Brown J, Neary J, Katikireddi SV, Thomson H, McQuaid R, Leyland AH, Frank JW, Jeavons L, de Pellette P, Kiran S & Macdonald EB (2015) Protocol for a mixed-methods longitudinal study to identify factors influencing return to work in the over 50s participating in the UK Work Programme: Supporting Older People into Employment (SOPIE). BMJ Open, 5 (12), Art. No.: e010525. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010525

Book Chapter

Kristensen I, McQuaid R & Scherrer W (2015) Regional Innovation Policy and Public-Private Partnerships. In: Hilpert U (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology. London: Routledge, pp. 249-261. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415692014/

Book Chapter

McQuaid R & Bergmann A (2015) Sustainable Employment, Integration and Sustainable Energy Development. In: Ahmed A (ed.) Green Behavior: Re-thinking Policy for Sustainability. World Sustainable Development, Outlook 2015. Brighton, Sussex: World Association for Sustainable Development, pp. 117-125. http://www.worldsustainable.org/index.php/publication/outlook09/outlook-2015

Book Chapter

McQuaid R & Fuertes V (2014) Sustainable integration of the long term unemployed: From Work First to Career First. In: Larsen C, Rand S, Schmid A & Keil R (eds.) Sustainable Economy and Sustainable Employment: Approaches to Measuring Sustainability in Regional and Local Labour Market Monitoring. Munich: Rainer Hampp Verlag, pp. 359-373. http://www.hampp-verlag.de/

Research Report

McQuaid R, Brown R, Summers J & Mawson S (2014) Employee Owned Businesses – Access to Funding. Scottish Enterprise. Scottish Enterprise. http://www.evaluationsonline.org.uk/evaluations/Search.do?ui=basic&action=showPromoted&id=570

Lecture

McQuaid R, Raeside R, Egdell V & Graham H (2014) Multiple scarring effects of youth unemployment in UK (Presentation) Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) conference 2014, Chicago, 10.07.2014-12.07.2014.

Lecture

McQuaid R (2014) Economic Inactivity Literature Review (Presentation) “Enabling Success” Consultation on a New Strategic Framework to Tackle Economic Inactivity in Northern Ireland – Driving Social Change Through Economic Participation, Derry, Northern Ireland, 18.03.2014-18.03.2014.

Research Report

Dutton M, Egdell V, McQuaid R & Osborne SP (2013) The opportunities and challenges of the changing public services landscape for the third sector in Scotland: a longitudinal study (2009 – 2013) year four and final report. Scottish Government - Governance & Communities - Local Government & Third Sector. Social Research series. Scottish Government. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/0044/00441541.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R, Canduela J, Egdell V, Dutton M & Raeside R (2013) The Growth of Employee Owned Businesses in Scotland. Scottish Enterprise. Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. http://www.evaluationsonline.org.uk/evaluations/Documents.do?action=download&id=614&ui=basic

Research Report

McQuaid R, Graham H & Shapira M (2013) An expert paper on the type, extent and delivery of childcare provision necessary to maximise the economic participation of women within Northern Ireland, report for Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. http://www.equalityni.org/archive/pdf/ChildCareMainReport(Web).pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R, Graham H, Shapira M & Raeside R (2013) Economic Inactivity Research Project (those with family commitments and the long-term sick and disabled) - Literature Review. Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland. Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. http://www.delni.gov.uk/economic-inactivity-literature-review.pdf

Article

Al-Dairi A, McQuaid R & Adams J (2012) Entrepreneurship training to promote start-ups and innovation in Bahrain. International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa, 1 (2), pp. 179-210. http://www.worldsustainable.org/index.php/books/outlook09/outlook-2012/2088-ronald-abstract

Research Report

McQuaid R, Hollywood E, Bond S, Canduela J, Richard A & Blackledge G (2012) Fit for work? Health and wellbeing of employees in employee owned businesses [Health and wellbeing of employees in employee owned businesses]. Employee Ownership Association; John Lewis Partnership. Employment Research Institute. http://employeeownership.co.uk/news/press/napier-well-being-report/

Research Report

Hollywood E, Egdell V & McQuaid R (2012) Youth unemployment initiatives and the impact on disadvantaged youth. The Skills Development Scotland Co Ltd. Spotlight article: Labour Market Focus. http://test.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/knowledge/newsletter/youth-unemployment-initiatives-and-disadvantaged-youth.aspx

Research Report

McQuaid R, Raeside R, Canduela J, Egdell V, Lindsay C & Berry C (2012) Engaging Low Skilled Employees in Workplace Learning. UK Commission for Employment and Skills. Evidence Report, 43. http://www.ukces.org.uk/publications/er43-engaging-low-skilled-employees-in-workplace-learning

Book Chapter

McQuaid R (2011) The entrepreneur in economic theory. In: Desai S S, Nijkamp P & Stough R (eds.) New Directions in Regional Economic Development: The Role of Entrepreneurship Theory and Methods, Practice and Policy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 13-26. http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=13486

Research Report

McQuaid R & Hollywood E (2011) PACE: Delivery and Early Intervention Options. Scottish Government. Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh-Napier University. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/239097/0122644.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R & Egdell V (2011) Review of Financial Capability Training Resources. Scottish Government. Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/images/Review_of_Financial_Capability_Training_Resources_tcm4-685080.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R, Dutton M & Egdell V (2010) PACE – Towards a Future Delivery Model. Scottish Government. Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/920/0115575.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R, Fuertes V, Egdell V, Bergmann A & Green AE (2010) Promoting Investment and Increasing Employment among the Economically Inactive – A Review of Best Practice. Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland. Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. http://www.detini.gov.uk/deti-stats-index/deti-stats-index-3/job_creation_for_economically_inactive.htm

Research Report

McQuaid R, Hollywood E & Canduela J (2010) Employment Inequalities in an Economic Downturn. Equality Commission Northern Ireland. Employment Research Institute. http://www.equalityni.org/archive/pdf/EconDownturnFinalFullReport260910.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R & Egdell V (2010) Financial Capability - Evidence Review. Scottish Government. Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/304557/0102282.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R (2009) The Employability of Older People. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. Employment Research Institute. http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/2068/edinburgh_napier_university_employability_of_older_people_presentation_august_2009

Research Report

Johnson S, Sawicki S, Pearson C, Lindsay C, McQuaid R & Dutton M (2009) Employee Demand for Skills Development: a Review of Evidence and Policy. UK Commission for Employment and Skills. Evidence Report, 3. WM Enterprise and Employment Research Institute. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.ukces.org.uk/upload/pdf/Evidence_Report_3_3.pdf

Research Report

Knox A, Haspicova J, MacDonald S, Cullen O & McQuaid R (2009) Campbeltown - Ballycastle Ferry Appraisal. Scottish Government; Northern Ireland Executive. Creating Robust Foundations. MVA Consultancy. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/935/0090306.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R, Raeside R, Canduela J & Dutton M (2008) A Scottish Living Wage 2008. The Poverty Alliance. Employment Research Institute.

Article

Copus AK, Johansson M & McQuaid R (2007) One size fits all? Regional differentiation and rural development policy [Un moule unique? Différenciation régionale et politiques de développement rural Sind alle Regionen gleich? Regionalen Differenzierung und die Politik zur Entwicklung des ländlichen Raums]. EuroChoices, 6 (3), pp. 13-21. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1746-692X.2007.00070.x

Book Chapter

McQuaid R (2007) The Aging of the Labor Force and Globalization. In: Cooper R, Donaghy K & Hewings G (eds.) Globalization and Regional Economic Modeling, Part A. Advances in Spatial Science. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 69-85. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-540-72444-5_5#

Research Report

McQuaid R, Lindsay C, Dutton M & McCracken M (2007) Best Practice in Inter-Agency Co-operation on Employability. Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland. Employment Research Institute. http://www.delni.gov.uk/bestpracticereportemployability.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R, Greig M, Hollywood E, Lindsay C, Thomson E, Devins D, Johnson S & McCracken M (2007) Skills upgrading needs : the challenge for employers and training providers in Scotland and Northern Ireland. UK Commission for Employment and Skills. UKCES Research Report, 26. Wath-upon-Dearne. http://www.researchonline.org.uk/sds/search/download.do;jsessionid=8C91B79F906F964298126E296EF825C1?ref=B6065

Research Report

McQuaid R, Greig M & Lindsay C (2006) Approaches to evaluation in community regeneration. Scottish Executive. Report, 76. Edinburgh: Communities Scotland. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Research/by-topic/Planning/report76

Book Review

McQuaid R (2006) Entrepreneurship and regional economic development - A spatial perspective. Review of: Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development—A Spatial Perspective, Edited by Henri L.F. de Groot, Peter Nijkamp, and Roger R. Stough, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004, 352pp. ISBN: 9781781959602. Growth and Change, 37 (2), pp. 328-331. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2257.2006.00325.x

Research Report

Copus AK, Hall C, Barnes A, Dalton G, Cook P, Weingarten P, Baum S, Stange H, Lindner C, Hill A, McQuaid R, Greig M & Johansson M (2006) Study on Employment in Rural Areas. European Commission. http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/publi/reports/ruralemployment/sera_report.pdf

Research Report

McQuaid R, Greig M & Fuertes V (2005) The Economic impacts of Adult Entertainment. Scottish Executive. Employment Research Institute. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/04/24111914/16

Authored Book

McQuaid R, Green AE & Danson M (2005) Employability and local labour markets. Urban Studies Monographs. London: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415376303/

Research Report

McQuaid R & Lindsay C (2005) SWELL Action 3 Evaluation. European Social Fund. Employment Research Institute and Equal Works.

Research Report

Halden D, McQuaid R & Greig M (2005) Relationships between transport and the rural economies. The Countryside Agency. Derek Halden Consultancy and Employment Research Institute. http://www.dhc1.co.uk/projects/transport_rural_economies.html

Book Review

McQuaid R (2004) Entrepreneurship and local economic development: Programme and policy recommendations. Review of: Entrepreneurship and Local Economic Development: Programme and Policy Recommendations, by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris:(OECD), 2003. 238pp. ISBN 92-64-19978-0. Journal of Regional Science, 44 (3), pp. 626-628.

Book Review

McQuaid R (2004) New regional development paradigms, volume 1: Globalization and new regional development. Review of: New Regional Development Paradigms, Volume 1: Globalization and New Regional Development, ASFAW KUMSSA and TERRY G.MCGEE (Eds), Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001, 243 pp.; ISBN 0 313 31765 8. Urban Studies, 41 (1), pp. 230-232. https://doi.org/10.1080/0042098032000155768

Research Report

Hollywood E, Brown R, Danson M & McQuaid R (2003) Older Workers in the Scottish Labour Market. Scottish Executive. Scottish Economic Policy Network, Stirling and Glasgow.

Conference Proceeding

McQuaid R & Greig M (2003) Transport and the economy in a devolved Scotland. In: Hardy S, Larsen L & House F (eds.) Economic Governance Post-devolution: Differentiation of Convergence? : Conference Proceedings of the Regional Studies Association Annual Conference November 2003. Regional Studies conference on Economic Governance Post-Devolution: Differentiation or Convergence?, London, 21.11.2003-21.11.2003. Seaford: Regional Studies Association, pp. 47-49.

Research Report

McQuaid R, Lindsay C & Greig M (2003) Wired for work? ICT and job seeking in rural areas. Joseph Rowntree Foundation. York: Employment Research Institute. http://www.jrf.org.uk/publications/information-technology-and-job-seeking-rural-areas

Book Chapter

McQuaid R (2002) Social Entrepreneurship and Public Private Partnerships. In: Montanheiro L, Berger S & Skomsøy G (eds.) Public and Private Sector Partnerships: Exploring Co-operation. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University Press, pp. 291-300.

Book Review

McQuaid R (2001) Entrepreneurship, small and medium-sized enterprises and the macroeconomy. Review of: Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and the Macroeconomy, ed by ZJ Acs, B Carlsson, and C Larlsson, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. 405pp. ISBN 9780521621052. Journal of Management Studies, 38 (1), pp. 142-145. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-6486.t01-1-00231

Book Chapter

McQuaid R (2000) The Theory of Partnerships - Why have Partnerships?. In: Osborne S (ed.) Public-private Partnerships for Public Services: An International Perspective. London: Routledge, pp. 9-35.

Authored Book

Glancey K & McQuaid R (2000) Entrepreneurial economics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. http://www.palgrave.com/PRODUCTS/TitlePrint.aspx?PID=264848

Book Review

McQuaid R (1999) The coherence of EU regional policy: Contrasting perspectives on the structural funds. Review of: The Coherence of EU Regional Policy: Contrasting Perspectives on the Structural Funds by Bachtler, J. and I. Turok (eds) London: Jessica Kingsley, 1997, 405pp. ISBN: 1 85302 396 5. Scottish Geographical Journal, 115 (1), pp. 81-82. https://doi.org/10.1080/00369229918737059

Conference Paper (unpublished)

Adams J, Greig M & McQuaid R (1999) Mismatch and unemployment in local labour markets. Regional Science Association International 29th European Congress, Dublin, 24.08.1999-27.08.1999. https://www.academia.edu/20689798/Mismatch_and_unemployment_in_local_labour_markets?

Authored Book

McQuaid R & Charlesworth-May A (1998) Travel-to-work and unemployed job seekers. Social Science Working Papers, 29. Edinburgh: Napier University, Department of Economics.

Authored Book

McQuaid R (1997) Lifelong learning and local economic development. Social Science Working Paper, 22. Edinburgh: Napier University, Department of Economics. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/2866/

Authored Book

McQuaid R (1993) Costing local government reform. Social science working paper, 8. Edinburgh: Napier University, Department of Industrial and Social Studies.