Regional Competitiveness and 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).