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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

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

Entrepreneurship Business & Economics
Farmers Business & Economics
Entrepreneurs Business & Economics
Farm Business & Economics
Diversification Business & Economics
Farming Business & Economics
Women entrepreneurs Business & Economics
Design methodology Business & Economics

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 1990 2019

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

DeRosa, M., McElwee, G. & Smith, R., 15 Nov 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 81, p. 291-301 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rural policy
entrepreneurship
diversification
farm
Italy

’Entrepreneurial success of cottage-based women entrepreneurs in Oman

McElwee, G., Ghouse, S. & Durrah, O., 25 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
Entrepreneurial success
Women entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship
Design methodology

Barriers to Rural Women Entrepreneurs in Oman

Ghouse, S., McElwee, G., Meaton, J. & Durrah, O., Aug 2017, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Entrepreneurship
Oman
Rural women
Women entrepreneurs
Women's entrepreneurship
2 Citations

Barriers to the Development and Progress of Entrepreneurship in Rural Pakistan

Muhammad, N., McElwee, G. & Dana, L-P., Mar 2017, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 23, 2, p. 279-295 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pakistan
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs
Social capital
Cultural capital

Conceptualising Animation in Rural Communities: The Village SOS Case

McElwee, G., Smith, R. & Somerville, P., 27 Nov 2017, In : Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Rural communities
Animation
Workers
Emotion
Energy