Publications

Here you can find my publications. Some are available for download although some are restricted access.  If you cannot access a paper then please contact me.   Forthcoming papers are available here.  The papers are listed by topic with the most recent first. All papers are listed here but you can access the papers on specific topics directly through the links below:

Economic Policy and Performance: Contemporary Perspectives

Economic Policy and Performance: Historical Analysis

Competition, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Corporate Performance

Globalisation

Regional Competitiveness and Regional Policy

Labour Markets and Employment Policy

Economic Policy and Performance: Contemporary Perspectives

‘Making the same mistake again—or is this time different?’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, January, 2012, pp. 1-15  (with L. King, S.  Konzelmann, and F. Wilkinson). King et al CJE 2012

‘The geographies of austerity’, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, November 2011 (with R. Martin and P.Tyler). Kitson Martin Tyler CJRES 2011

‘The Economics of New Labour: Policy and the Performance’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, November, 2007, (with F. Wilkinson). Kitson and Wilkinson CJE 2007

‘Economics for the Future’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, November 2005, pp. 827–835. Kitson CJE 2005

‘The American Economic Model and European Economic Policy’, Regional Studies, Vol. 39.7, October 2005.Kitson Reg Stud Oct 2005

‘Measuring Capitalism: Output, Growth and Economic Policy’ in D. Coates (ed.), Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches, Palgrave, 2005

The Political Economy of Competitiveness: Essays on Employment, Public Policy and Corporate Performance, Routledge, 2000 (with J. Michie). Further information here

‘Deindustrialisation Could be Bad for Your Wealth’, in R. Delbridge and J. Lowe (eds), Manufacturing in Transition, Routledge, 1998, (with J. Michie).

‘Deindustrialisation and Unemployment’, in J. Michie and A Reati (eds), Employment, Technology and Economic Needs, Edward Elgar, 1998, (with J.Michie).

‘Investment’, in B Atkinson, F Livesey and B Milward (eds), Applied Economics, Macmillan, Basingstoke, 1998.

‘Does Manufacturing Matter?’, International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol. 4 No.1 1997.

‘The Competitive Weaknesses of the UK Economy’, in P Arestis, G. Palma and M. Sawyers (eds), Unemployment and Economic Policy, Routledge, January 1997, pp.133-149.

The Single Currency, Privatisation and the Private Finance Initiative: The Challenges Facing the Public Sector, Unison, 1997.

‘Deindustrializzazione: Il caso Inglese’, Politica Ed Economia Sociale, Maggio 1996.

‘Manufacturing Capacity, Investment and Employment’, in J. Michie and J. Grieve Smith (eds), Creating Industrial Capacity: Towards Full Employment, Oxford University Press, January 1996 (with J.Michie).

‘Britain’s Industrial Performance Since 1960: Underinvestment and Relative Decline’, The Economic Journal, Vol. 106, no. 434, January 1996, pp. 196-212 (with J.Michie). http://www.jstor.org/stable/2234943.   Earlier version published as a CBR Working paper. Kitson and Michie CBR 1995

Economic Policy and Performance: Historical Analysis

‘Britain’s withdrawl from the Gold standard: the end of an Epoch’ in R. Parker and R Whaples (eds), Handbook of Major Events in  Economic History, Palgrave, forthcoming. Kitson Gold Standard June 2012

‘The Deindustrial Revolution: The Rise and Fall of UK Manufacturing, 1870-2010’ in R.Floud P. Johnson (eds), The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain, Vol 2, CUP, forthcoming (with J.Michie). Kitson and Michie The Deindustrial Revolution – web

Failure Followed by Success or Success Followed by Failure? A Re-examination of British Economic Performance Since 1950’ in R. Floud and P. Johnson  (eds), The Cambridge Economic History of Britain, Cambridge University Press, 2004. Kitson Cambridge Economic History 2004

‘Slump and Recovery: the UK Experience’ in T. Balderston (ed.), World Economy and National Economies in the Interwar Slump, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002. Also forthcoming in R.Parker (ed), The Seminal Works of the Great Depression, Edward Elgar.

‘Recession and Economic Revival in Britain: The Role of Policy in the 1930s and 1980s’, Journal of Contemporary European History, 1999. Kitson CEH 1999

‘Fixed Exchange Rates and Deflation: The Gold Standard and the ERM’, Economics and Business Education, Vol.II, No. 5, Spring 1994, pp. 11-16, reprinted in N. Healey (ed.), The Economics of New Europe: From Community to Union, Routledge 1995, Chapter 3, pp.68-81 (with J. Michie).

‘Bilateralism in the Interwar World Economy’, Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol.47, no.3, pp.197-219, 1995 (with S. Solomou).

‘Trade and Growth: an Historical Perspective’, in J. Michie and J. Grieve Smith (eds), Managing the Global Economy, Oxford University Press, January 1995 (with J. Michie).

‘Depression and Recovery: Lessons from the Interwar Period’, in J. Michie and J. Grieve Smith (eds), Unemployment in Europe, Academic Press, January 1994 (with J. Michie).

‘Fifty Years of Economic Measurement: A Cambridge View’, The Review of Income and Wealth, Series 39, No.4, December 1993, pp.435-447 (with G.C. Harcourt).

Coordinated Deflation: The Tale of Two Recessions, Full Employment Forum, August 1993 (with J.Michie)

‘Trade Policy and the Regionalisation of Imports in Interwar Britain’, Bulletin of Economic Research, June 1991 (with S. Solomou).

‘Effective Protection and Economic Recovery in the UK During the 1930s’, Economic History Review, 2, Vol.44, April 1991 (with S. Solomou and M. Weale). Available from JSTOR: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2598300?seq=1

Protectionism and Economic Revival: The British Interwar Economy, Cambridge University Press, December 1990 (with S.Solomou). Further information here

‘The Macroeconomics of Protectionism: The Case of Britain in the l930s’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol.13, no.1, 1989, pp. 155-169 reprinted in G.Palma, T.Lawson and J.Sender (eds), Kaldor’s Political Economy, Academic Press (with S.Solomou). Kitson and Solomou CJE 1989

Competition, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Corporate Performance

The Dual Funding Structure for Research in the UK: Research Council and Funding Council Allocation Methods and the Pathways to Impact of UK Academics, Report for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), May 2013 (with A. Hughes, A. Bullock and I.Milner). BIS Dual Funding Structure for Research in the UK

‘Pathways to impact and the strategic role of universities: new evidence on the breadth and depth of university knowledge exchange in the UK and the factors constraining its development’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, May 2012. (with A.Hughes). Hughes and Kitson CBR 2012

Hidden Connections: Knowledge Exchange between the Arts and Humanities and the Private, Public and Third Sectors,  Report to the Arts & Humanities Research Council,  Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge (with A. Hughes, J. Probert,  A. Bullock and I.Milner), March 2011. Hughes Kitson Probert Hidden Connections AHRC 2012

‘Policies to Enhance the `Hidden’ Innovation in Services: Evidence and Lessons from the UK’, The Service Industries Journal, January 2010, (with M. Abreu, V. Grinevich  and M. Savona). Available here

Knowledge Exchange between Academics and the Business, Public and Third Sectors, Centre for Business Research and the UK-Innovation Research Centre, 2009. (with M. Abreu, V. Grinevich  and A. Hughes). AcademicSurveyReport

‘The Connected University: Driving Recovery and Growth in the UK Economy’, NESTA, 2009.  (with J. Howells, R. Braham and S. Westlake). Kitson et al Connected University Report NESTA 2009

‘Universities, Business and Knowledge Exchange’, Centre for Business Research and The Council for Industry and Higher Education, 2008. (with M. Abreu, V. Grinevich , A. Hughes and P.Ternouth). University Business Knowledge Exchange Report 2008

‘Innovation, Networks and Knowledge Exchange’, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, July 2008 (with S. Christopherson and J. Michie). Christopherson Kitson Michie CJRES 2008

Taking Services Seriously: How Policy can Stimulate the ‘Hidden Innovation’ in the UK’s Services Economy. London: NESTA, 2008. (with M. Abreu, V. Grinevich  and M. Savona). Taking services seriously NESTA 2008

‘The Third Way and the Third Sector: New Labour’s Economic Policy and the Social Economy’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, November, 2007, (with H. Haugh). Haugh and Kitson CJE 2007

‘Markets, Competition, Cooperation and Innovation’ in D. Coffey and C, Thornley (eds), Industrial and Labour Market Policy and Performance, Routledge, 2003 (with J. Michie and M. Sheehan -Quinn).

The State of Competitiveness’, in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), Enterprise Challenged, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, 2003 (with F. Wilkinson).

‘Markets, Competition and Collaboration’, in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), British Enterprise in Transition, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, 2000 (with F. Wilkinson).

‘The impact of exchange rates on operations: the case of the UK automotive components industry’, in Christiansen, J.K. and Boer, H. (eds) Operations Management and the New Economy: Proceedings of the International Conference of the European Operations Management Association, 2-4 June 2002, Copenhagen, Denmark, Aalborg: Copenhagen Business School and Aalborg University, pp.1191-1201, 2002 (with D. Primost and N. Oliver).

‘Markets and Competition’, in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), Enterprise Britain, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, 1998, (with F. Wilkinson).

‘Markets, Competition and Innovation’, in J. Michie and J. Grieve Smith (eds), Globalisation, Growth and Governance: Creating an Innovative Economy, Oxford University Press, 1998 (with J. Michie).

‘Markets and Competition’, in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), The Changing State of British Enterprise, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, September 1996 (with F. Wilkinson).

The State of British Enterprise: Growth, Innovation and Competitive Advantage in Small and Medium Sized Firms, Small Business Research Centre, June 1992 (with J. Bryson, A. Cosh, A. Hughes, D. Keeble, B. Moore and F. Wilkinson).

Globalisation

‘Globalisation’, Memorandum submitted to the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs, HMSO, HL Paper 143, July 2002. Available here

‘The Political Economy of Globalisation’, in D. Archibuigi, J. Howells, and J. Michie (eds), Innovation Policy in a Global Economy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, (with J. Michie).

Globalisation, Unemployment and Government Policy, Full Employment Forum, 1998 (with J. Michie).

‘The Rise and Fall of Bretton Woods’, Economics and Business Education, Autumn 1995, (with J.Michie).  Also in P Maunder (ed.) Exploring Macroeconomics, 1997, Greenwich University Press.

‘Conflict, Cooperation and Change: The Political Economy of Trade and Trade Policy’, Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 2, No.4, 1995, (with J.Michie).

Regional Competitiveness and Regional Policy

Regional Competitiveness and Regional Policy: Some Insights from the UK’ in A. Brugnoli and  A. Colombo (eds),  Government, Governance and Welfare Reform. Structural Changes and Subsidiarity in Italy and Britain, Edward Elgar, London (forthcoming).

The Changing Face of Innovation Policy: Implications for the Northern Ireland Economy, Report to DETI, Programme on Regional Innovation, Cambridge, June 2011, (with (with M. Abreu, V. Grinevich  and M. Savona).

‘Functional Polycentrism and Urban Network Development in the Greater South East UK: Evidence from Commuting Patterns, 1981-2001’, Regional Studies, 2010 (with M. Burger, B. de Goei and K. Frenken). De Goei et al RS 2010

Absorptive Capacity and Regional Patterns of Innovation. London: Department for Innovation, Universities & Skills (DIUS), 2008 (with M. Abreu, V. Grinevich and M. Savona). Available here

‘Regional Variations in Competitiveness and the Implications for Regional Policy’ in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), British Enterprise: Surviving, Thriving – or Dying?, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, 2007.

The Competitive Advantage of Regions, Routledge, 2006 (edited with R. Martin and P. Tyler). Further information here

‘Social Capital, Economic Growth and Regional Development’, Regional Studies, Vol. 39.8, November 2005, pp. 1015–1040, (with S. Iyer and B. Toh). Iyer Kitson Toh RS 2005

‘Regional Competitiveness: an Elusive but Key Concept?’ Regional Studies, Vol. 38.9, December 2004 (with R. Martin and P. Tyler). Kitson Marrtin Tyler RS 2004

Labour’s New Regional Policy: An Assessment, Regional Studies Association, November, 2001(with others from the Robinson College Research Group).

‘Tackling the Regional Jobs Gap’, Employment Policy Institute, July 2000 (with others from the Robinson College Research Group).

‘Industrial Buildings and Economic Development’, in W. F. Lever (ed.), Industrial Change in the U.K., Methuen, 1987 (with S. Fothergill and S. Monk).

‘Geographical Variations in Transport Costs of Manufacturing Firms in Great Britain’, Urban Studies, Vol. 24, 1987, pp. 61‑73 (with P. Tyler).

‘The De‑industrialisation of the City’, in R. Martin and R. Rowthorn (eds), The Geography of De‑Industrialisation, Macmillan, 1986, also in D. Massey and J. Allen (eds), Uneven Development: Cities and Regions in Transition, Open University Press (with S. Fothergill, G. Gudgin and S. Monk).

‘Rural Industrialisation: Trends and Causes’, in M. Healey and B. Ilbery (eds), The   Industrialisation of the Countryside, Geo, 1985 (with S. Fothergill and S. Monk).

‘The Supply of Land for Industrial Development’, in S. Barrett and P. Healey (eds), Land Policy: Problems and Alternatives, Gower, 1985 (with S. Fothergill and S. Monk).

Urban Industrial Change, HMSO, 1985, (with S. Fothergill and S. Monk).

‘Differences in the Profitability of the UK Manufacturing Sector Between Conurbations and Other Areas’, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 31, 1984, pp. 72‑91 (with S. Fothergill, G. Gudgin and S. Monk).

‘The Impact of the New and Expanded Town Programmes on Industrial Location in Britain 1960‑78’, Regional Studies, Vol. 17, 1983, pp. 251‑260 (with S. Fothergill and S. Monk).

Labour Markets and Employment Policy

‘Labour Market Mobility, Training and Labour Force Flexibility’, in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), Enterprise Challenged, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, 2003 (with F. Wilkinson).

‘Training, Human Resource Management methods and the National Minimum Wage’, in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), British Enterprise in Transition, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, 2000 (with F. Wilkinson)

‘Labour Markets, Social Justice and Economic Efficiency’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, November 2000, (with R. Martin and F. Wilkinson).Kitson Martin Wilkinson CJE 2000

‘Employment Structure, Recruitment, Labour Turnover, Training and Labour Force Flexibility’, in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), Enterprise Britain, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, 1998, (with F. Wilkinson).

‘Creating Jobs Fast’, New Economy, Vol.3, No.3, Autumn 1997, pp. 133-137 (with R. Berry and J. Michie).

‘A Price Well Worth Paying?’, in J. Michie and J. Grieve Smith (eds), Employment and Social Justice: Policies for Full Employment, Oxford University Press, 1997 (with J. Michie and H. Sutherland)

‘The Fiscal and Distributional Implications of Job Generation’, ESRC Centre for Business Research, Working Paper 37, September 1996, revised version in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, January 1997 (with J. Michie and H. Sutherland). Kitson Michie Sutherland 1997

‘Workforce and Skills Compositions’, in A. Cosh and A. Hughes (eds), The Changing State of British Enterprise, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, September 1996 (with F. Wilkinson).

Towards Full Employment – The First Million Jobs, Full Employment Forum, June 1995 (with R. Berry and J. Michie).

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