Welsh Economy Research Unit
Associated with the Economics section
The Welsh Economic Research Unit aims to be the primary source of high quality, academically relevant research on the Welsh Economy for Welsh businesses, public and third sectors.
It provides a centre in of expertise on the Welsh economy and regional economics. The Unit has developed expertise in regional economic analysis within the School and assists Cardiff Business School staff who are undertaking research on the regional economy.
Director of Welsh Economy Research Unit
- +44 (0)29 208 75089
- T01, Aberconway Building
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Some of the projects currently being worked on by members of this group
Welsh Economic Review
The Unit produces, administers and publishes the Welsh Economic Review, which is now in it’s 28th year. This publication provides commentary and analysis of the Welsh economy in a manner that promotes understanding and informs decision-making and is a vehicle to engage with the Welsh business and academic community.
Volume 24, Spring 2016, of the Welsh Economic Review on Economic Policy for Peripheral Economies, has been published by Cardiff University Press.
Back copies of the Welsh Economic Review are currently being migrated to the Cardiff University Press site.
Some members of WERU also contribute to the following:
Groves N, Munday M and Yakovleva N (2012) "Fighting the Pipe: neo-liberal governance and barriers to effective community participation in energy infrastructure planning". Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy.
Jones, C Festivals and events in emergent economies: a sea change, and for whom? International Journal of Event and Festival Management 2012
Jones, C Events and festivals: fit for the future? Event Management 2012
Crawley A, Beynon M, Munday M, (2012) "Making Location Quotients More Relevant as a Policy Aid in Regional Spatial Analysis" Urban Studies.
Collins A, Munday M, and Roberts A (2012) "Environmental consequences of tourism consumption at major events: An analysis of the UK stages of the 2007 Tour de France" Journal of Travel Research
Jensen C, McIntyre S, Munday M and Turner K (2012) "Who creates waste? Different perspectives on waste attribution in a regional economy" Regional Studies
Turner K, Munday M, McGregor P and Swales K (2012) "How responsible is a region for its carbon emissions? An empirical general equilibrium analysis" Ecological Economics, 76, pp.70-78
Bryan J, Munday, M and Bevins R (2012) “Developing a framework for assessing the socio-economic impacts of museums: the regional value of the ‘flexible museum’. Urban Studies, 49 (1), pp.133-151
Bryan J, and Roche N., (2012) The Economy: A Statistical Review of Wales in 2011 in Contemporary Wales, 25, pp 115-146
Crawley A, and Pickernell D, (2012) "An Appraisal of the European Cluster Observatory" European Urban and Regional Studies 19(2) pp 207-211
Jensen C, McIntyre S, Munday M and Turner K (2011) "Incorporating jurisdiction issues into regional carbon accounts under production and consumption accounting principles", in Environment and Planning A, 24, pp. 722-741.
Cowell R, Bristow G and Munday M, (2011) "Acceptance, acceptability and environmental justice - the role of community benefits in wind farm development" Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 54(4), 539-557
Munday M, Bristow G and Cowell R (2011) "Wind farms in rural areas: how far do community benefits from wind farms represent a local economic development opportunity?" Journal of Rural Studies, 27, pp.1-12.
Bryan J, and Roche N, (2011) Wales in 2010: Recession or Recovery, Contemporary Wales, 24, pp 161-192
Crawley A, and Hill S, (2011) "Is industrial agglomeration increasing? New evidence from a small open economy" Journal of Economic Studies, 38(6), pp 725-740.