Peer reviewed journal articles
Spatial Imaginaries and Tech Cities: Place-branding East London’s Digital Economy (2018) (with E. Vandore and G. Voss). Journal of Economic Geography, https://doi.org/10.1093/jeg/lby018.
Ethnic diversity and business performance: Which firms? Which cities?’ (2016) Environment and Planning A, 48:12, pp 2462-2483
‘Do Inventors Talk to Strangers? On proximity and collaborative knowledge creation’ (2016) (with R. Crescenzi and A. Rodríguez-Pose). Research Policy, 45:1, pp 177 - 194.
‘Mapping Digital Businesses with Big Data: some early lessons from the UK’ (2015) (with A. Rosso). Research Policy, 44:9, pp 1714–1733.
‘Same Difference? Ethnic inventors, diversity and innovation in the UK’ (2015). Journal of Economic Geography, 15:1, pp 129-168.
‘After Florida: Towards an economics of diversity’ (2015). European Urban and Regional Studies, 22:1, pp 3-19. LEAD ARTICLE
‘Here Be Startups: Exploring a young digital cluster in Inner East London’ (2014) (with E. Vandore). Environment and Planning A, 46:10, pp 2283-2299. LEAD ARTICLE
‘The Wider Economic Impacts of High-Skilled Migrants: A review of the literature for receiving countries’ (2014). IZA Journal of Migration, 3:4, doi: 10.1186/2193-9039-3-4.
‘Cultural Diversity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from London firms’ (2013) (with N. Lee). Economic Geography, 89:4, pp 367-394.
‘Agglomeration, Clusters and Industrial Policy’ (2013) (with H. Overman). Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 29:2, 383-404.
‘East London Tech City: Ideas without a Strategy?’ (2011). Local Economy, 26:3, pp 197-202.
Urban Economics and Urban Policy (with P. Cheshire and H. Overman). (2014). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
'Exploring Digital Technology Industry Clusters using Administrative and Frontier Datasets.' (with A. Rosso). Forthcoming in Z. Chen and L. Schintler (eds), Big Data for Urban and Regional Economies. Oxford: Routledge
'Linking Research and Policy in Local Economies.' Forthcoming in L. Andres, J. Bryson and R. Mulhall (eds.) Regeneration Economies. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
‘What works in urban regeneration policy?' In D. O’Brien and P. Matthews (eds), After Urban Regeneration: People, communities and place. (2015), Bristol: Policy Press.
'All in the mix? Top team demographics and business performance in English firms'. In J. Bakens, P. Nijkamp and J. Poot (eds.) E Pluribus Prosperitas: The economics of cultural diversity. (2015), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
‘Exploring Munich’s innovation system’. (2013) (with P. Rode et al). In R. Burdett, A. Colantonio and P. Rode (eds.) Transforming Urban Economies, London, Routledge.
Innovative Events (with A. Rosso). Reject and resubmit, Management Science.
Creative Differences? Creative Economy Employment in the US and UK (with T. Kemeny and D. O’Brien). Revise and resubmit, Regional Studies.
Incubators, Accelerators and Regional Economic Development (with M. Madaleno, H. Overman and S. Waights). Under review.