Research publications


Articles and Proceedings

  • 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. (2007). European Union regional policy. In: El-Agraa, A.M. (ed.) The European Union: Economics and Policies, 8th Edition, Pearson Educational, London.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2007). The Political Economy of International Integration: Small States in the Caribbean and the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In: Karagiannis, N. and Witter, M. (eds.) The Caribbean, The Free Trade Area of the Americas and the Reality.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (2004). Micro-Estados, Islas y el desarrollo económico de las regiones ultraperiféricas. In: Consejería de Economía y Hacienda del Gobierno de Canarias, Seminario de Indicadores de Ultraperifidad, INTERREG IIIB, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. 27-56.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2001). EU regional policy: Reconciling the convergence and evaluation evidence. In: Benítez Rochel, J.J. and Morillas Raya, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the Conference ¿Política y Economía Regional: Qué Hemos Apprendido?, Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Málaga, Málaga (ISBN: 84 7496 945X). 85-130.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Wells, P. (2001). The role of community economic development initiatives in regenerating local areas of economic and social exclusion: The case of Yorkshire and the Humber. Proceedings of the Anglo-Japanese Academy Conference on National, Regional and Global Transition: A Common Agenda for Anglo-Japanese Relations in the Twenty-First Century, University of Sheffield, Sheffield. 67-101.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Wells, P. (2001). The evaluation of community economic development initiatives in the UK Objective 2 Structural Funds programmes. In: Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on the Evaluation of the Structural Funds: Evaluation for Quality, Edinburgh, DGXVI (Regional Policies). 245-283.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (2001). European Union regional policy and multi-level governance. Planning and Policy, 10. 102-115.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1999). The challenge facing regional policy in the UK. In: Wilkinson, R. (ed.), Economic and Social Policy in Britain and Korea, Proceedings of the 6th Korea-Britain Conference, Sheffield University Management School, Sheffield. 149-166.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Fowler, A. and Mills, I. (1998). Thematic Evaluation of the 1994-1996 Yorkshire and the Humber Objective 2 Programme. In: European Commission, Proceedings of the Third European Conference on Evaluation Practices in the Field of Structural Policies, Seville, European Commission DGXVI (Regional Policies). 54-57.
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  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (1998). Trade, competition and market structures in small states: The role of contestability. Bank of Valetta Review, 18, 2-11.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and de Kervenoael, R.J. (1998). The economic development case for regional governance. The Regional Review, 8(2), 3-6.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1996). The European Union and the IGC; Regional Policy and Structural Aid. In: Discussion Paper of the Jean Monnet Group of Experts, Representation of the European Commission in London, European Commission/Centre for European Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Read, R. (1995). Federalism and Subsidiarity: Lessons from European Micro-States and EU Autonomous Regions. In: European Community Studies Association, Federalism, Subsidiarity and Democracy in the European Union: Proceedings of the Second World ECSA Conference, ECSA, Brussels.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Bruce, A. and Jackson, B. (eds.) (1995). Cities of Learning: Conference Proceedings, CVCP, London.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1995). Introduction. In: Armstrong, H.W., Bruce, A. and Jackson, B. (eds.) CVCP, Cities of Learning: Conference Proceedings, CVCP, London. 7-9.
  • Armstrong, H.W., Darrall, J. and Grove-White, R. (1995). Measuring the Local Economic and Environmental Impact of a University: Methodological Issues. In: Armstrong, H.W., Bruce, A. and Jackson, B. (eds.) CVCP, Cities of Learning: Conference Proceedings, CVCP, London. 90-101.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1995). The Evaluation of DTI Regional Policy. In: House of Commons, Trade and Industry Committee, Fourth Report, Regional Policy, Volume II, Memoranda of Evidence, Session 1994-1995, HMSO, London. 157-165.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1995). Regional Policy and Structural Aid. In: European Commission/University of Hull Centre for European Studies, The European Union and the 1996 IGC: Crisis or Opportunity?, Discussion Paper of the Jean Monnet Group of Experts, Representation of the European Commission in London.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1994). An Appraisal of the Regional Policy of the European Union, 1994-1999. European Regional Prospects, European Economic Research and Advisory Consortium, Cambridge. 17-22.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1993). Region 7: The North West. Regional Economic Prospects, Cambridge Econometrics Ltd., Cambridge. 159-170.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1992). Economic Prospects for the North of England. Regional Economic Prospects, Cambridge Econometrics Ltd., Cambridge.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1992). European Community Regional Policy in the 1990s. European Regional Prospects, European Economic Research and Advisory Consortium.17-26.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1992). Region 7: The North West. Regional Economic Prospects: Analysis and Forecasts to 2005, Cambridge Econometrics Ltd., Cambridge. 137-147.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1991). Regional Policy in Britain and the European Community. Lecture Audio Cassette and Statistical Presentations, Anforme Press Ltd.
  • Armstrong, H.W. (1990). Regional Policy and the North-South Divide. Lecture Audio Cassette and Statistical Presentations, Anforme Press Ltd.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1988). Regional Policy and the North-South Divide, The Employment Institute, London, 1988.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1988). DTI - The Department for Enterprise. Regional Studies Newsletter.
  • Armstrong, H.W. and Taylor, J. (1987). Regional Policy: The Way Forward. The Employment Institute, London.