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Biography

Gerard was appointed as Professor of Rural Entrepreneurship at Huddersfield Business School in November 2014. Prior to that he was Professor of Entrepreneurship at Sheffield Hallam and Nottingham Trent Universities and Reader in Rural Entrepreneurship at the University of Lincoln. Gerard started his working life as an apprentice Plater in the now non-existent Shipbuilding industry on the River Tees, before attending Teesside Polytechnic as a mature Student. Gerard is the Editor of The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation published by SAGE, which he launched in 2000. He sits on numerous Editorial Boards in the area of Entrepreneurship.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Illegal entrepreneurship 
  • Rural sustainability 
  • Farm diversification 

Keywords

  • farm crime
  • rural crime
  • illegal farm diversification

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Diversification Business & Economics
Farming Business & Economics
Design methodology Business & Economics

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 1990 2019

Egyptian Women Entrepreneurs: Challenges to Opportunities

Elkafrawi, N., McElwee, G. & Refai, D., 4 Aug 2019, International Council for Small Business (ICSB): 2019 Congress Proceedings. International Council for Small Business, p. 1-10 10 p. 26

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Women entrepreneurs
Rural women
Entrepreneurship
Owners
Poverty reduction
3 Citations (Scopus)

Entrepreneurial success of cottage-based women entrepreneurs in Oman

Ghouse, S. M., McElwee, G. & Durrah, O., 18 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 25, 3, p. 480-498 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Women entrepreneurs
Oman
Entrepreneurial success
Design methodology
Exploratory factor analysis
7 Citations (Scopus)

Farm diversification strategies in response to rural policy: A case from rural Italy

DeRosa, M., McElwee, G. & Smith, R., Feb 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 81, p. 291-301 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rural policy
entrepreneurship
diversification
farm
Italy

Refugee Constrained Entrepreneurship – The Emergence of a Liquid Cage

Refai, D. & McElwee, G., 4 Aug 2019, International Council for Small Business (ICSB): 2019 Congress Proceedings. International Council for Small Business, p. 1-8 8 p. 1035

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Refugees
Entrepreneurship
Rationality
Iron
Expertise

Theoretical perspectives on public entrepreneurship

Liddle, J. & McElwee, G., 2 Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 25, 6, p. 1308-1320 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Entrepreneurship
Public sector
Entrepreneurs
Discourse
Public and private sector