COMPARING RURAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES IN FOUR IRISH COMMUNITIES, 1930–2005

Research Analysis This research analyses change and adaptation in four Irish rural communities that have followed distinct paths of rural transition from localised market towns to participants in a global economy. Three of the four study communities – Ballaghaderreen in County Roscommon, Cashel in County Tipperary and Millstreet in County Cork – were traditionally agricultural … Continue reading COMPARING RURAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES IN FOUR IRISH COMMUNITIES, 1930–2005

Consultation: National Outcomes for Scotland 2018

The Scottish Parliament Local Government and Communities Committee is seeking views about the updated National Outcomes for Scotland. The National Outcomes are used as broad policy aims for the Scottish Government and are updated every five years. The outcomes are part of National Performance Framework, a broad set of indicators and targets which cover a range of … Continue reading Consultation: National Outcomes for Scotland 2018

The Barefoot Guide Connection (Resource Library)

WHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAID ABOUT THE BAREFOOT GUIDES... This unusual and exceptional volume (and series) is hugely accessible yet deeply rooted in solid theory and extensive practice across a wide range of contexts and fields. Expect from it something truly unique in its combination of insight, reflection, experience and highly usable mixed text/visual presentation. It … Continue reading The Barefoot Guide Connection (Resource Library)

“Interstate Relocation of Manufacturers & Business Climate” in Urban and Regional Development Studies.

Abstract In this study, we model how traditional factors associated with a supply-side view of business climate, at times identified with neo-liberalism, influence interstate relocation patterns of manufacturers using a panel (2000–2011) of the 48 contiguous American states. We find that very few manufacturing firms relocate across state lines in any given year and those … Continue reading “Interstate Relocation of Manufacturers & Business Climate” in Urban and Regional Development Studies.