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Pay now, argue later... (2018)
Working Paper
CHRISTIE, D. 2018. Pay now, argue later... [online]. Available from: https://www.academia.ed...ppeal_-_my_thoughts.pdf

This is a note on the author's thoughts on the decision of the Court of Appeal on the case of Grove v S&T relating to the interaction of the adjudiction and payment provisions of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (as amended)... Read More

Local heroes or village idiots? (2015)
Working Paper
BAXTER, G. 2015. Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 8(2).

This paper examines press coverage, at the local, regional and national (i.e. Scottish) levels, of two controversial coastal developments in Northeast Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas reception terminal in the 1970s, and the current developm... Read More

The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. (2015)
Working Paper
BAXTER, G., COOPER, K., GRAY, D., REID, P.H, VERGUNST, J. and WILLIAMS, D. 2015. The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 8(1).

This paper explores the value of photo elicitation as a method for investigating the role played by small town main streets in Scottish island communities in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. In particular, it critically... Read More

Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. (2014)
Working Paper
PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D., and MARTIN, C. 2014. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 7(2).

Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which can add a new dimension and p... Read More

Entrepreneurship, windfall gains and financial constraints: evidence from Germany. (2010)
Working Paper
SCHAEFER, D., TALAVERA, O. and WEIR, C. 2010. Entrepreneurship, windfall gains and financial constraints: evidence from Germany. University of East Anglia applied and financial economics working paper series [online], paper number 009. Available from: https://ideas.repec.org/p/uea/aepppr/2010_9.html

We investigate the link between the propensity to become an entrepreneur and exogenous release from financial constraints in Germany. This is defined in terms of the movement from employment to self employment on receipt of a financial windfall. A th... Read More