Professor Harvey Armstrong

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Refereed research articles in journals

  • Armstrong, H.W., Giordano, B. and Macleod, C. (2015). The durability of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) partnership and governance structures: A case study of the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Vol. 33(6), 1566-1584.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read R. (2014). The Significance of Geographical Location in Island Studies: A Rejoinder, Island Studies Journal, Vol. 9(2), 367-372.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Ballas, D. and Staines, A. (2014). A Comparative Classification of Labour Market Characteristics of British and Greek Small Islands, European Urban and Regional Studies, Vol. 21(2), 222-248.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Giordano, B., Kizos, T., Macleod, C., Smed Olsen, L., and Spilanis, I. (2012). The European Regional Development Fund and Island Regions: An Evaluation of the 2000-06 and 2007-13 Programs, Island Studies Journal, Vol 7(2), 177-198.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2010). The Regional Growth Convergence Debate in Europe, Transactions of the Manchester Statistical Society, 177th Session,11-32.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2009). Commentary on ‘The Beak of the Finch – Insights into the Development of Small, Often Island Economies, Small States: Economic Review and Basic Statistics (Commonwealth Secretariat), 12-13.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Camagni, R., Davondi, S. and Dabinett, G.E. (2010). European territorial Cohesion Policy 2007-2013. Scienze Regionali - Italian Journal of Regional Science, 9(1), 113-122.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Wells, P. (2006). Evaluating the governance of structural funds programmes: The case of community economic development in South Yorkshire. European Planning Studies, 14(6), 855-876.
    doi:10.1080/09654310500496198
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Wells, P. (2006). Structural funds and the evaluation of community economic development initiatives in the UK: A critical perspective. Regional Studies, 40(2), 259-272.
    doi:10.1080/00343400600600645
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2006). Geographical 'handicaps' and small states: Some implications for the Pacific from a global perspective. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 47(1), 79-92.
    doi:10.1111/j.1467-8373.2006.00294.x
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2003). Small States, Islands and Small States that are also Islands. Studies in Regional Science, 33(1), 237-260.
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  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2003). Microstates and Subnatural Regions: Mutual Industrial Policy Lessons. International Regional Science Review, 26(1), 117-141.
    doi:10.1177/0160017602238989
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2003). The Determinants of Economic Growth in Small States. The Round Table, 92(368), 99-124.
    doi:10.1080/750456745
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2003). Regional Development and the North-South Divide in Britain. Hommes et Terres du Nord, 2003(1), 4-12.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2002). Small States and the Europan Union: Issues in the Political Economy of International Integration. Current Politics and Economics of Europe, 11(1), 31-47.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2002). The phantom of liberty?: economic growth and the vulnerability of small states. Journal of International Development, 14(4), 435-458.
    doi:10.1002/jid.886
  • Armstrong, H.W., Kehrer, B., Wells, P. and Wood, A. (2002). The Evaluation of Community Economic Development Initiatives. Urban Studies, 39(3), 457-481.
    doi:10.1080/00420980220112784
  • Armstrong, H.W., Kehrer, B. and Wells, P. (2001). Initial Impacts of Community Economic Development initiatives in the Yorkshire and Humber Structural Funds Programme. Regional Studies 35(8), 673-688.
    doi:10.1080/00343400120084
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2001). Regional selective assistance: Is the spend enough and is it targeting the right places?, Regional Studies, 35(3), 247-257.
    doi:10.1080/00343400123609
  • Armstrong, H.W. and de Kervenoael, R.J. (2000). Europe and the Regions: The Issue of Equity vs. Efficiency. Regional and Federal Studies, 10(2), 78-106.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2000). Comparing the Economic Performance of Dependent Territories and Sovereign Microstates. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 48(2), 285-306.
    doi:10.1086/452459
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (1998). Trade and growth in small states: The impact of global trade liberalisation. World Economy, 21(4), 563-585.
    doi:10.1111/1467-9701.00148
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1998). What future for regional policy in the UK? The Political Quarterly, 69(3), 200-214.
    doi:10.1111/1467-923X.00154
  • Armstrong, H.W., de Kervenoael, R.J., Li, X. and Read, R. (1998) A comparison of the economic performance of different micro-states, and between micro-states and larger countries, World Development, 26(4), 639-656.
    doi:10.1016/S0305-750X(98)00006-0
  • Sapsford, D., Johnes, G., Armstrong, H.W. and de Kervenoael, R.J. (1997). British employers and the Social Chapter: some survey evidence. Industrial Relations Journal, 28(3), 236-242.
    doi:10.1111/1468-2338.00057
  • Armstrong, H.W., Darrall, J. and Grove-White, R. (1997). The local economic impact of University capital projects, Local Economy, 12, 146-159.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Darrall, J. and Grove-White, R. (1997). Maximising the local economic, environmental and social benefits of a university: Lancaster University. Geojournal, 41(4), 339-350.
    doi:10.1023/A:1006849629834
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1996). European Union regional policy: sleepwalking to a crisis. International Regional Science Review, 19(3), 193-209.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Balasubramanyam, V.N. and Salisu, M.A. (1996). Domestic savings, intra-national and intra-European Union capital flows, 1971-1991. European Economic Review, 40(6), 1229-1235.
    doi:10.1016/0014-2921(95)00023-2
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1995). Convergence Among Regions of the European Union, 1950-1990. Papers in Regional Science, 74(2), 143-152.
    doi:10.1111/j.1435-5597.1995.tb00633.x
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (1995). Western European micro-states and EU autonomous regions: The advantages of size and sovereignty. World Development, 23(7), 1229-1245.
    doi:10.1016/0305-750X(95)00040-J
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Izadi, H. (1994). The Evolution of the Economic Development Initiatives of Non-metropolitan District Councils in England and Wales, 1980-1992. International Regional Science Review, 17(1), 1-21.
    doi:10.1177/016001769401700101
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Izadi, H. (1994). A comparison of the economic development policies of county, metropolitan and non-metropolitan district councils. Applied Economics, 26(10), 1007-1020.
    doi:10.1080/00036849400000108
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (1994). Micro-States, Autonomous Regions and the European Union. European Urban and Regional Studies, 1(1), 71-78.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1994). An Appraisal of EU Regional Policy. Economics and Business Education, 2, 111-117.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1993). The Local Income and Employment Impact of Lancaster University, Urban Studies, 30(10), 1653-1668.
    doi:10.1080/00420989320081641
  • Mawson, J., Armstrong, H.W., Doling, J., Lim, H., Foley, P.D., Watts, H.D. and Wilson, B. (1993). Subsidiarity and European Community Regional Policy in Britain, Regional Studies, 27(6), 575-582
    doi:10.1080/00343409312331347775
  • Armstrong, H.W., Johnes, G., Johnes, J. and Macbean, A.I. (1993). The role of transport costs as a determinant of price level differentials between the Isle of Man and the United Kingdom, 1989. World Development, 21(2), 311-318.
    doi:10.1016/0305-750X(93)90026-6
  • Armstrong, H.W., Johnes, G., Johnes, J. and Macbean, A.I. (1991). Consumer Goods and Energy Prices on the Isle of Man. Management Research News, 14, 31-35.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1990). United Kingdom Regional Policy. Cities and Regions: Journal of the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS), Paris, 1, 3-25.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Fildes, J. (1988). Industrial development initiatives in England and Wales: The role of the district councils, Progress in Planning, 30(2), 87-156.
    doi:10.1016/0305-9006(88)90008-6
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1988). Variations in the Local Impact of District Council Assisted Small Manufacturing Firms. Local Government Studies, 14, 21-34.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1988). Estimating the Degree of Central Control of Spatial Industrial Policy: Great Britain 1983/84. Annals of Regional Science, 22(1). 17-35.
    doi:10.1007/BF01286399
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Riley, D. ( 1987). The North-South Controversy and Britain's Regional Problems. Local Economy, 2, 93-106.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1986). Regional Policy: Dead or Alive? Economic Review, 4, 2-7.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1986). The Assignment of Regional Industrial Policy Powers. Regional Studies, 20, 258-261.
    doi:10.1080/09595238600185231
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1986). The division of regional industrial policy powers in Britain: some implications of the 1984 policy reforms. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 4(3), 325-342.
    doi:10.1068/c040325
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1985). The Reform of European Community Regional Policy. Journal of Common Market Studies, 23, 319-343.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1985). Spatial Variations in the Male Unemployment Inflow Rate. Applied Economics, 17, 41-54.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1984). Competition Policy in the Common Market: A comment. Regional Studies, 18(1), 69-71.
    doi:10.1080/09595238400185061
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1983). Unemployment Stocks and Flows in the Travel-To-Work Areas of the North West Region, Urban Studies, 20(3), 311-325.
    doi:10.1080/00420988320080551
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1982). The U-V Method of Categorising the Unemployed: An Amendment. Bulletin of Economic Research, 34, 77-78.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1978). Community regional policy: A survey and critique. Regional Studies, 12(5), 511-518.
    doi:10.1080/09595237800185491
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1972). A Network Analysis of Airport Accessibility in South Hampshire. Journal of Transport, Economics and Policy, 6(3), 294-307.
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Books

  • Armstrong, H.W., Hara, I. and Tokunaga, S. (eds.) (2004). The Community Economic Development Model: Regional Policy for Reciprocity. Bunshindou Publishing, Tokyo.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (2000). Regional Economics and Policy, 3rd edition, Blackwell, Oxford.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (eds.) (1999). The Economics of Regional Policy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Vickerman, R.W. (eds.) (1995). Convergence and Divergence Among European Regions, European Research in Regional Science Series 5, Pion, London.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1990). Regional Economics, Heinemann Press, Oxford.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1987). Italian translation (Brancati, R. e Franciosi, F.B.): Economica E Politica Regionale, Guiffre Editore, Milano.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1978). Regional Economic Policy and Its Analysis, Philip Allan Ltd, Oxford.

Chapters in books

  • Armstrong, H.W. (2009). European Union Regional Policy, in A.M. El-Agraa (ed), The European Union: Economics and Policies, 9th Edition, Pearson Educational, London.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2008). Convergence Among Regions of the European Union 1950-1990, in M. Jovanovic (ed), Economic Integration and Spatial Location, Elgar, London.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2007). European Union Regional Policy. In: El-Agraa, A.M. (ed.) The European Union: Economics and Policies, 8th Edition. Pearson Educational, London. 421-440.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2006). Determinants of Economic Growth and Resilience in Small States. In: Briguglio, L., Gordina, G. and E.J. Kisanga, E.J. (eds.) Building the Resilience of Small States, Commonwealth Secretariat, London. 131-157.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Wells, P. (2005). Multi-Level Governance and Civil Society: The Third Sector in the Design and Delivery of EU Regional Policy. In: Sagan, I. and Halkier, H. (eds.) Regionalism Contested: Institutions, Society and Territorial Governance, Ashgate, London. 35-52.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2005). Regional policy for the twenty first century. In: Armstrong, H.W., Hara, I. and Tokunaga, S. (eds.) The Community Economic Development Model: Regional Policy for Reciprocity. Bunshindou Publishing, Tokyo. 1-31.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2004). Small states and island states: Implications of size, location and isolation for prosperity. In: Poot, J. (ed.) On the Edge of the Global Economy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. 191-223.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and White, P.E. (2004). The role of community economic development policies in regional policy. In: Armstrong, H.W., Hara, I. and Tokunaga, S. (eds.), The Community Economic Development Model: Regional Policy for Reciprocity. Bunshindou Publishing, Tokyo. 32-55.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2004). Regional Policy. In: El-Agraa, A.M. (ed.) The European Union: Economics and Policies, 7th Edition, Prentice Hall/Financial Times, Harlow. 401-420.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2002). The importance of being unimportant: The political economy of trade and growth in small states. In: Murshed, S.M. (ed.) Issues in Positive Political Economy, Routledge. 71-88.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2002) European Union Regional Policy: Reconciling the Evaluation and Convergence Evidence. In Cuadrado-Roura, J. and Parellada, M.(eds.) Regional Convergence in the European Union: Facts, Prospects and Policies, Springer-Verlag (Advances in Spatial Sciences Series), Amsterdam. 231-272.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2001). Explaining differences in the economic performance of micro-states in Africa and Asia. In: Lawrence, P. and Thirtle, C. (eds.) Africa and Asia in Comparative Economic Perspective, Palgrave, London: 128-157.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2000). European Union regional policy. In: Agraa, A.M. (ed.), The European Union: Economics and Policies, 6th Edition, Prentice-Hall, London. 388-413.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1999). Introduction. In: Armstrong, H.W., and Taylor, J. (1999). The Economics of Regional Policy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. xi-xxxviii.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (1998). Trade and growth in small states: The impact of global trade liberalisation. In: Lloyd, P. and Iner, C.M. (eds.) The World Economy: Global Trade Policies, Blackwell, London. 153-176.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1998). Regional Policy. In: El-Agraa, A.M. (ed.) Economics of the European Community, 5th Edition, Routledge, London. 363-388.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1997). Regional-level jurisdictions and economic regeneration initiatives. In: Danson, M., Hill, S. and Lloyd, G. (eds.) Regional Governance and Economic Development, European Research in Regional Science 7, Pion, London. 26-46.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and de Kervenoael, R.J. (1997). Regional economic change in the European Union. In: Bachtler, J. and Turok, I. (eds.) The coherence of European Union Regional Policy, Jessica Kingsley, London. 29-50.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Taylor, J. and Williams, A. (1997). European Union Regional Policy. In: Artis, M. and Lee, N. (eds.) The Economics of the European Union, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford. 172-201.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Artis, M. (1996). The UK and the European Union. In: Artis, M. (ed.) The UK Economy, 14th Edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford. 52-86.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1995). Introduction. In: Armstrong, H.W. and Vickerman, R.W. (eds.) Convergence and Divergence Among European Regions, Pion, London. 1-21.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1995). An Appraisal of the Evidence From Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Regional Growth Process in the European Union. In: Armstrong, H.W. and Vickerman, R.W. (eds.) Convergence and Divergence Among European Regions, Pion, London. 40-65.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1995). The Regional Policy of the European Union. In: Healey, N.M. (ed.) The Economics of the New Europe: From Community to Union, Routledge, London. 255-275.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1995). The Role and Evolution of European Community Regional Policy. In: Keating, M. and Jones, J.B. (eds.) Regions in the European Community, 2nd edition, Clarendon Press, Oxford. 23-62.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Taylor, J. and Williams, A. (1994). European Community Regional Policy. In: Artis, M. and Lee, N. (eds.) The Economics of the European Union, Oxford University Press, Oxford. 172-201.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1994). Community Regional Policy. In: El-Agraa, A.M. (ed.) The European Union: Economics and Policies, 4th Edition, Philip Allan/Routledge. 349-375.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1993). Regional Inequalities and Regional Policy in Great Britain. In: Atkinson, G.B.J. (ed.) Developments in Economics, Causeway Press, Ormskirk. 51-70.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1993). Community Regional Policy. In: Lodge, J. (ed.) The European Community and the Challenge of the Future, 2nd edition, Pinter, London. 131-151.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Twomey, J. (1993). Economic Development Initiatives of District Councils in England and Wales. In: Harrison, R.T. and Hart, M. (eds.) Spatial Policy in a Divided Nation, Kingsley. 126-147.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Twomey, J. (1991). Regional Problems and Policies. In: Duckham, B.F. et al (eds.) The British Economy Since 1945, Oxford University Press, Oxford. 291-334.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1989). Community Regional Policy. In: Lodge, J.(ed.) The European Community and the Challenge of the Future, Pinter, London. 167-185.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1989). Regional Policy and the North-South Divide. In: Shields, J. (ed.) Making the Economy Work, Macmillan. 125-172.
  • Armstrong, H.W., and Taylor, J. (1988). Regional Policy. In: Atkinson, G.B.J. (ed.) Developments in Economics Part II, Causeway Press, Ormskirk. 103-125.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1985). Regional Policy. In: Atkinson, G.B.J. (ed.) Developments in Economics, Causeway Press, Ormskirk. 35-62.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1983). The Assignment of Regional Policy Powers Within the European Community. In: El-Agraa, A.M. (ed.) Britain Within the European Community: The Way Forward, Macmillan. 271-298.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1981). The Measurement of Different Types of Unemployment: The U-V Method. In: Creedy, J. (ed.) The Economics of Unemployment in Britain, Butterworth. 99-127.