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Testing the 'residential rootedness'-hypothesis of self-employment for Germany and the UK
(IZA, 2011-10) - Working or discussion paper,
Based on the notion that entrepreneurship is a ‘local event’, the literature argues that self-employed workers and entrepreneurs are ‘rooted’ in place. This paper tests the ‘residential rootedness’‒hypothesis of self-employment ...
The potential of community entrepreneurship for neighbourhood revitalization in the United Kingdom and the United States
(2015) - Journal article,
Purpose - The global economic crisis has had a major impact on government spending for urban regeneration. In the context of these austerity regimes, in many European countries, community entrepreneurship and active ...
Neighbourhood immigrant concentration effects on migrant and native youth’s educational commitments, an enquiry into personality differences
(2017-08-01) - Journal article,
In the literature examining neighbourhood effects on educational outcomes, the socialisation mechanism is usually investigated by looking at the association between neighbourhood characteristics and educational attainment. ...
The global financial crisis and neighborhood decline
(2016) - Journal article,
Neighborhood decline is a complex and multidimensional process. National and regional variations in economic and political structures (including varieties in national welfare state arrangements), combined with differences ...
Neighbourhood selection of non-Western ethnic minorities : testing the own-group effects hypothesis using a conditional logit model
(2015-05-26) - Journal article,
The selective inflow and outflow of residents of different ethnic groups is the main mechanism behind ethnic residential segregation. In many studies it has been found that ethnic minorities are more likely than others to ...
Connecting entrepreneurship with homes and neighbourhoods
(Edward Elgar, 2015-12-18) - Book item,
A longitudinal analysis of moving desires, expectations and actual moving behaviour
(2011-11) - Journal article,
Residential mobility theory proposes that moves are often preceded by the expression of moving desires and expectations. Much research has investigated how individuals form these premove thoughts, with a largely separate ...
Neighbourhood ethnic mix and the formation of mixed-ethnic unions in Britain : a longitudinal analysis
(2014-02-28) - Journal article,
Although developed societies are becoming increasingly ethnically diverse, relatively little research has been conducted on geographies of mixed-ethnic unions (married or cohabiting). There is some recent evidence from the ...
Following people through time : an analysis of individual residential mobility biographies
(2013) - Journal article,
The life course framework guides us towards investigating how dynamic life course careers affect residential mobility decision-making and behaviour throughout long periods of individual lifetimes. However, most longitudinal ...
Right to buy … time to move? Investigating the moving behaviour of right to buy owners in the UK
(2013-03) - Journal article,
Part of the political argument in favour of the right to buy (RTB) was that it would stimulate the economy by encouraging the inter-regional mobility of those in public sector housing. This is the first study to examine ...