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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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farmer Social Sciences
entrepreneurship Social Sciences
Entrepreneurship Business & Economics
Farmers Business & Economics
diversification Social Sciences
entrepreneur Social Sciences
offense Social Sciences
farm Social Sciences

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 1990 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Entrepreneurial success of cottage-based women entrepreneurs in Oman

Ghouse, S., McElwee, G. & Durrah, O., Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Women entrepreneurs
Oman
Entrepreneurial success
Design methodology
Exploratory factor analysis
1 Citation (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

Theoretical Perspectives on Public Entrepreneurship

McElwee, G. & Liddle, J., 12 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Entrepreneurship
Public sector
Discourse
Entrepreneurs
Co-production
2 Citations (Scopus)

Conceptualising Animation in Rural Communities: The Village SOS Case

McElwee, G., Smith, R. & Somerville, P., 2018, In : Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 30, 1-2, p. 173-198 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Rural communities
Animation
Workers
Emotion
Energy

Barriers to Rural Women Entrepreneurs in Oman

Ghouse, S., McElwee, G., Meaton, J. & Durrah, O., 2017, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 23, 6, p. 998-1016 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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