Enabling investment for the transition to a low carbon economy: government policy to finance early stage green innovation

Article


Owen, R., Brennan, G. and Lyon, F. 2018. Enabling investment for the transition to a low carbon economy: government policy to finance early stage green innovation. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 31, pp. 137-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2018.03.004
TypeArticle
TitleEnabling investment for the transition to a low carbon economy: government policy to finance early stage green innovation
AuthorsOwen, R., Brennan, G. and Lyon, F.
Abstract

Rapid transformation to meet the Paris 1.5oC climate target requires greater attention to be given to the role of innovative low carbon early stage businesses and the public sector’s role in addressing finance gaps for longer horizon investment requirements. As entrepreneurs require different forms of finance as their businesses grow and move up the ‘finance escalator’, we explore the role of public sector support for grant, equity, debt and new forms of crowd funding finance. These funds can enable individual sustainability focussed businesses to access finance and encourage finance into new areas through having a demonstration effect. We conclude that a finance ecosystem approach is required that ensures complementary forms of finance for low carbon investment are connected at local, national and international scales, alongside support to build entrepreneurial skills and investment readiness. There is also a need for better evidence of the role of public sector support and where there is greatest impact on climate change.

Research GroupCentre for Enterprise, Environment and Development Research (CEEDR)
LanguageEnglish
PublisherElsevier
JournalCurrent Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
ISSN1877-3435
Electronic1877-3443
Publication dates
Online28 Mar 2018
Print01 Apr 2018
Publication process dates
Deposited09 Apr 2021
Accepted11 Mar 2018
Output statusPublished
Accepted author manuscript
License
Copyright Statement

© 2018. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2018.03.004
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85044516994
Web of Science identifierWOS:000433107100019
Permalink -

https://repository.mdx.ac.uk/item/89532

Download files

  • 54
    total views
  • 65
    total downloads
  • 5
    views this month
  • 2
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

Collective capabilities for organizational democracy: the case of mutual social enterprises
Vickers, I., Lyon, F. and Sepulveda Ramirez, L. 2024. Collective capabilities for organizational democracy: the case of mutual social enterprises. British Journal of Management. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12840
From “business as usual” to sustainable “purpose‐driven business”: Challenges facing the purpose ecosystem in the United Kingdom and Australia
Lyon, F., Stubbs, W., Dahlmann, F. and Edwards, M. 2024. From “business as usual” to sustainable “purpose‐driven business”: Challenges facing the purpose ecosystem in the United Kingdom and Australia. Business and Society Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/basr.12341
Demand for external finance by environmentally-motivated SMEs: An exploration of geographical disparities and potential in relation to Net Zero
Gottschalk, S. and Owen, R. 2023. Demand for external finance by environmentally-motivated SMEs: An exploration of geographical disparities and potential in relation to Net Zero. London, UK Enterprise Research Centre (ERC).
Developing Brazil's sustainable finance entrepreneurship ecosystem: The role of keystone actors and institutional logics
Elf, P. and Owen, R. 2023. Developing Brazil's sustainable finance entrepreneurship ecosystem: The role of keystone actors and institutional logics. in: Hussain, J.G., Salia, S. and Scott, J.M. (ed.) Entrepreneurial Financial Resilience and Financial Innovation in a Turbulent Era Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 190-207
The role of the university entrepreneurial ecosystem in entrepreneurial finance: case studies of UK innovation knowledge centres
Owen, R., Vedanthachari, L. and Hussain, J. 2023. The role of the university entrepreneurial ecosystem in entrepreneurial finance: case studies of UK innovation knowledge centres. Venture Capital. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691066.2023.2205606
Editorial entrepreneurial finance for green innovative SMEs
Owen, R., Botelho, T., Mac an Bhaird, C., Hussain, J., Pierrakis, Y., Scott, J. and Lodh, S. 2023. Editorial entrepreneurial finance for green innovative SMEs. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 70 (3), pp. 942-949. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2022.3224870
SME Financing for Biodiversity: Building Nature Measurement and Impacts into SME Financing (‘SME FinBio’)
Owen, R., Lyon, F., Burnett, A. and Lodh, S. 2022. SME Financing for Biodiversity: Building Nature Measurement and Impacts into SME Financing (‘SME FinBio’). Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
SME Finance for Biodiversity (‘FinBio’) in the UK - project summary
Owen, R., Lyon, F., Burnett, A. and Suman, L. 2022. SME Finance for Biodiversity (‘FinBio’) in the UK - project summary. Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
Finance and funding for upscaling sustainable fashion
Lyon, F., Elf, P., Owen, R. and Werner, A. 2023. Finance and funding for upscaling sustainable fashion. in: Charter, M., Pan, B. and Black, S. (ed.) Accelerating Sustainability in Fashion, Clothing and Textiles London Taylor & Francis (Routledge).
Turning job seekers into job creators through entrepreneurship mentoring at Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust, India
Sanyal, C., Haddock-Millar, J., Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Owen, R., Syrett, S. and Kaye, N. 2023. Turning job seekers into job creators through entrepreneurship mentoring at Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust, India. in: Cannio, S., Carvalho, C. and Yu, F. (ed.) Mentoring with a Coaching Attitude: International Corporate Mentorship that Works London, UK Open University.
Exploring the role of U.K. Government policy in developing the university entrepreneurial finance ecosystem for Cleantech
Owen, R. and Vedanthachari, L. 2023. Exploring the role of U.K. Government policy in developing the university entrepreneurial finance ecosystem for Cleantech. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 70 (3), pp. 1026-1039. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2022.3153319
Startup ventures and equity finance: How do Business Accelerators and Business Angels' assess the human capital of socio-environmental mission led entrepreneurs?
Pierrakis, Y. and Owen, R. 2023. Startup ventures and equity finance: How do Business Accelerators and Business Angels' assess the human capital of socio-environmental mission led entrepreneurs? Innovation. 25 (4), pp. 371-395. https://doi.org/10.1080/14479338.2022.2029706
Social Enterprise: Market Trends 2019
Owen, R., Lyon, F., Vickers, I. and Gottschalk, S. 2021. Social Enterprise: Market Trends 2019. London DCMS.
Public service mutuals: transforming how services are delivered through social enterprise and democratic governance
Vickers, I., Lyon, F., Sepulveda Ramirez, L. and Brennan, G. 2022. Public service mutuals: transforming how services are delivered through social enterprise and democratic governance. Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
Rural social enterprise: contributions, challenges and support needs
Vickers, I., Owen, R., Lyon, F. and Darko, E. 2022. Rural social enterprise: contributions, challenges and support needs. Newcastle Newcastle University.
Annex 1 IKC and Stakeholder Topic Guide Summary
Owen, R. and Vedanthachari, L. 2021. Annex 1 IKC and Stakeholder Topic Guide Summary.
Solving the SME finance puzzle: an examination of demand and supply failure in the UK
Owen, R., Botelho, T., Hussain, J. and Anwar, O. 2023. Solving the SME finance puzzle: an examination of demand and supply failure in the UK. Venture Capital. 25 (1), pp. 31-63. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691066.2022.2135468
Reducing early-stage Cleantech funding gaps: an exploration of the role of Environmental Performance Indicators
Harrer, T. and Owen, R. 2022. Reducing early-stage Cleantech funding gaps: an exploration of the role of Environmental Performance Indicators. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research. 28 (9), pp. 268-288. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-10-2021-0849
Exploring external finance to build back better a green UK SME economy
Owen, R., Lodh, S., Anwar, O. and Plekhanov, S. 2022. Exploring external finance to build back better a green UK SME economy. Enterprise Research Centre.
Policy briefing: Exploring external finance to build back better a green UK SME economy
Owen, R., Lodh, S., Anwar, O. and Plekhanov, S. 2022. Policy briefing: Exploring external finance to build back better a green UK SME economy. Enterprise Research Centre.
Home-based self-employment: combining personal, household and employment influences
Daniel, E. and Owen, R. 2022. Home-based self-employment: combining personal, household and employment influences. Journal of Enterprising Culture. 30 (02), pp. 123-160. https://doi.org/10.1142/s0218495822500054
Does the cost of energy matter for innovation? The effects of energy prices on SME innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa
Hussain, J., Karimu, A., Salia, S. and Owen, R. 2022. Does the cost of energy matter for innovation? The effects of energy prices on SME innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research. 28 (2), pp. 548-566. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-10-2021-0855
Social innovation for biodiversity: A literature review and research challenges
Ziegler, R., Balzac-Arroyo, J., Hölsgens, R., Holzgreve, S., Lyon, F., Spangenberg, J. and Thapa, P. 2022. Social innovation for biodiversity: A literature review and research challenges. Ecological Economics. 193, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2021.107336
Lessons from government venture capital funds to enable transition to a low-carbon economy: the U.K. case
Owen, R. 2023. Lessons from government venture capital funds to enable transition to a low-carbon economy: the U.K. case. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 70 (3), pp. 1040-1054. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2021.3094992
How Blockchain technology can monetize new music ventures: an examination of new business models
Owen, R. and O'Dair, M. 2020. How Blockchain technology can monetize new music ventures: an examination of new business models. Journal of Risk Finance. 21 (4), pp. 333-353. https://doi.org/10.1108/JRF-03-2020-0053
Financing Cleantech SME innovation: Setting an agenda
Owen, R., Brennan, G., Lyon, F. and Harrer, T. 2021. Financing Cleantech SME innovation: Setting an agenda. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 68 (4), pp. 1168-1172. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2020.3005702
An investigation of UK SME access to finance, growth and productivity, 2015-2017 - ERC Research Paper 79
Owen, R., Botelho, T., Anwar, O., Harrer, T. and Lodh, S. 2019. An investigation of UK SME access to finance, growth and productivity, 2015-2017 - ERC Research Paper 79. Enterprise Research Centre (ERC).
Social enterprises and their ecosystems in Europe
Stumbitz, B., Vickers, I. and Lyon, F. 2019. Social enterprises and their ecosystems in Europe. Luxembourg European Union. https://doi.org/10.2767/330252
Educating at scale for sustainable development and social enterprise growth: the impact of online learning and a massive open online course (MOOC)
Calvo, S., Lyon, F., Morales, A. and Wade, J. 2020. Educating at scale for sustainable development and social enterprise growth: the impact of online learning and a massive open online course (MOOC). Sustainability. 12 (8). https://doi.org/10.3390/su12083247
Implementing democratic governance and ownership: the interplay of structure and culture in public service social enterprises
Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Lyon, F. and Vickers, I. 2020. Implementing democratic governance and ownership: the interplay of structure and culture in public service social enterprises. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. 31 (3), pp. 627-641. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11266-020-00201-0
Early stage investing in green SMEs: the case of the UK
Owen, R., Lehner, O., Lyon, F. and Brennan, G. 2020. Early stage investing in green SMEs: the case of the UK. ACRN Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives. 8 (1), pp. 163-182. https://doi.org/10.35944/jofrp.2019.8.1.011
The evolution of entrepreneurial finance – 10 years after the global financial crisis [Editorial]
Mac an Bhaird, C., Owen, R. and Freel, M. 2019. The evolution of entrepreneurial finance – 10 years after the global financial crisis [Editorial]. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 20 (4), pp. 235-238. https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750319877017
Finance pathways for young innovative small‐ and medium‐size enterprises: a demand‐side examination of finance gaps and policy implications for the post‐global financial crisis finance escalator
Owen, R., Deakins, D. and Savic, M. 2019. Finance pathways for young innovative small‐ and medium‐size enterprises: a demand‐side examination of finance gaps and policy implications for the post‐global financial crisis finance escalator. Strategic Change. 28 (1), pp. 19-36. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2243
Blockchain and other innovations in entrepreneurial finance: implications for future policy
Owen, R., Mac an Bhaird, C., Hussain, J. and Botelho, T. 2019. Blockchain and other innovations in entrepreneurial finance: implications for future policy. Strategic Change. 28 (1), pp. 5-8. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2250
Emerging trends in government venture capital policies in smaller peripheral economies: lessons from Finland, New Zealand, and Estonia
Owen, R. and Mason, C. 2019. Emerging trends in government venture capital policies in smaller peripheral economies: lessons from Finland, New Zealand, and Estonia. Strategic Change. 28 (1), pp. 83-93. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2248
The role of government venture capital funds: recent lessons from the U.K. experience
Owen, R., North, D. and Mac an Bhaird, C. 2019. The role of government venture capital funds: recent lessons from the U.K. experience. Strategic Change. 28 (1), pp. 69-82. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2247
Financing new creative enterprise through Blockchain technology: opportunities and policy implications
O'Dair, M. and Owen, R. 2019. Financing new creative enterprise through Blockchain technology: opportunities and policy implications. Strategic Change. 28 (1), pp. 9-17. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2242
Small beer? Peer-to-peer lending in the craft beer sector
Mac an Bhaird, C., Owen, R., Dodd, S., Wilson, J. and Bisignano, A. 2019. Small beer? Peer-to-peer lending in the craft beer sector. Strategic Change. 28 (1), pp. 59-68. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2246
Indicators for sustainable prosperity? - Challenges and potentials for indicator use In political processes
Jones, A., Mair, S., Ward, J., Druckman, A., Lyon, F., Christie, I. and Hafner, S. 2016. Indicators for sustainable prosperity? - Challenges and potentials for indicator use In political processes. Guildford: University of Surrey Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity Working Paper 3.
Understanding sustainable prosperity — Towards a transdisciplinary research agenda
Jackson, T., Burningham, K., Catney, P., Christie, I., Davies, W., Doherty, B., Druckman, A., Hammond, M., Hayward, B., Jones, A., Lyon, F., Molho, N., Oakley, K., Seaford, C. and Victor, P. 2016. Understanding sustainable prosperity — Towards a transdisciplinary research agenda. The Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity.
Spinning with substance? The creation of new third sector organisations from public services
Miller, R. and Lyon, F. 2016. Spinning with substance? The creation of new third sector organisations from public services. in: Rees, J. and Mullins, D. (ed.) The Third Sector in Public Services: Developments, innovation and challenges Policy Press. pp. 87-106
Lending to social ventures: existing demand for finance and the potential roles of social investment
Lyon, F. 2016. Lending to social ventures: existing demand for finance and the potential roles of social investment. in: Lehner, O. (ed.) Routledge handbook of social and sustainable finance Routledge. pp. 177-188
Financing social enterprises and the demand for social investment
Lyon, F. and Owen, R. 2019. Financing social enterprises and the demand for social investment. Strategic Change. 28 (1), pp. 47-57. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2245
The influence of institutional environment on venture capital development in emerging economies: the example of Nigeria
Ekanem, I., Owen, R. and Cardoso, A. 2019. The influence of institutional environment on venture capital development in emerging economies: the example of Nigeria. Strategic Change. 28 (1), pp. 95-107. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2249
Trust in food supplies: assuring quality, sustainability, price and availability
Naslund, N. and Lyon, F. 2018. Trust in food supplies: assuring quality, sustainability, price and availability. in: Searle, R., Nienaber, A. and Sitkin, S. (ed.) The Routledge Companion of Trust Routledge. pp. 438-452
Social entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship and social value creation
Haugh, H., Lyon, F. and Doherty, B. 2018. Social entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship and social value creation. in: Backburn, R., De Clercq, D. and Heinonen, J. (ed.) The SAGE Handbook of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Sage. pp. 125-142
Monitoring and evaluating business mentoring: towards a research and evaluation toolkit to measure impact
Haddock-Millar, J., Sanyal, C., Kaye, N., Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Owen, R. and Syrett, S. 2018. Monitoring and evaluating business mentoring: towards a research and evaluation toolkit to measure impact. International Journal of Human Resource Development: Practice, Policy & Research. 3 (2), pp. 35-47. https://doi.org/10.22324/ijhrdppr.3.115
Maternity protection in formal and informal economy workplaces: The case of Ghana
Stumbitz, B., Lewis, S., Kyei, A. and Lyon, F. 2018. Maternity protection in formal and informal economy workplaces: The case of Ghana. World Development. 110, pp. 373-384. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.06.007
'Social enterprise spin-outs': an institutional analysis of their emergence and potential
Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Lyon, F. and Vickers, I. 2018. 'Social enterprise spin-outs': an institutional analysis of their emergence and potential. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 30 (8), pp. 967-979. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537325.2018.1431391
Competitive or cooperative relationships in clusters: a comparative study of two internationalising agro-processing clusters in Ghana
Ayakwah, A., Sepulveda Ramirez, L. and Lyon, F. 2018. Competitive or cooperative relationships in clusters: a comparative study of two internationalising agro-processing clusters in Ghana. Critical Perspectives on International Business. 14 (2/3), pp. 230-251. https://doi.org/10.1108/cpoib-12-2016-0063
Exploring the success and barriers to SME access to finance and its potential role in achieving growth
Owen, R., Botelho, T. and Anwar, O. 2016. Exploring the success and barriers to SME access to finance and its potential role in achieving growth. Enterprise Research Centre (ERC).
The role of government co-investment funds in the supply of entrepreneurial finance: An assessment of the early operation of the UK Angel Co-investment Fund
Owen, R. and Mason, C. 2017. The role of government co-investment funds in the supply of entrepreneurial finance: An assessment of the early operation of the UK Angel Co-investment Fund. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. 35 (3), pp. 434-456. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263774x16667072
Public service innovation and multiple institutional logics: the case of hybrid social enterprise providers of health and wellbeing
Vickers, I., Lyon, F., Sepulveda Ramirez, L. and McMullin, C. 2017. Public service innovation and multiple institutional logics: the case of hybrid social enterprise providers of health and wellbeing. Research Policy. 46 (10), pp. 1755-1768. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2017.08.003
Which SMEs seek external support? Business characteristics, management behaviour and external influences in a contingency approach
Mole, K., North, D. and Owen, R. 2017. Which SMEs seek external support? Business characteristics, management behaviour and external influences in a contingency approach. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. 35 (3), pp. 476-499. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263774X16665362
Doing interdisciplinarity: motivation and collaboration in research for sustainable agriculture in the UK
Harris, F., Lyon, F. and Clarke, S. 2009. Doing interdisciplinarity: motivation and collaboration in research for sustainable agriculture in the UK. Area. 41 (4), pp. 374-384. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2008.00859.x
Social capital as culture? Promoting cooperative action in Ghana
Porter, G. and Lyon, F. 2006. Social capital as culture? Promoting cooperative action in Ghana. in: Radcliffe, S. (ed.) Culture and development in a globalizing world: geographies, actors and paradigms Routledge. pp. 150-169
Pushing enterprise and entrepreneurship in the delivery of rural public services: the case of education and health services
Lyon, F. 2016. Pushing enterprise and entrepreneurship in the delivery of rural public services: the case of education and health services. in: Liddle, J. (ed.) New perspectives on research, policy & practice in public entrepreneurship (contemporary issues in entrepreneurship research) Emerald Group.
An assessment of the business impacts of the UK's Enterprise Capital Funds
Owen, R. 2016. An assessment of the business impacts of the UK's Enterprise Capital Funds. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. 34 (8), pp. 1556-1581. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263774X15625995
Beyond the global financial crisis: challenges facing venture capitalists operating in an emerging economy such as Nigeria
Ekanem, I., Cardoso, A. and Owen, R. 2015. Beyond the global financial crisis: challenges facing venture capitalists operating in an emerging economy such as Nigeria. ISBE 2015: 38th Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference. Glasgow, Scotland 11 - 12 Nov 2015
Investigating the relationship between formal time management practices and business performance of UK SMEs
Vedanthachari, L. and Owen, R. 2015. Investigating the relationship between formal time management practices and business performance of UK SMEs. ISBE 2015: 38th Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference. Glasgow 11 - 12 Nov 2015
The role of UK government hybrid venture capital funds in addressing the finance gap facing innovative SMEs in the post-2007 financial crisis era
Owen, R. and North, D. 2015. The role of UK government hybrid venture capital funds in addressing the finance gap facing innovative SMEs in the post-2007 financial crisis era. in: Hussain, J. and Scott, J. (ed.) Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Finance Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 125-146
Financing SME growth in the UK: meeting the challenges after the global financial crisis
Harison, R. and Owen, R. 2015. Financing SME growth in the UK: meeting the challenges after the global financial crisis. Venture Capital. 17 (1-2), pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691066.2015.1050241
The future of early stage and growth finance in Northern Ireland, Report to the Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI)
Owen, R. 2015. The future of early stage and growth finance in Northern Ireland, Report to the Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI). Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI).
Establishing a new UK finance escalator for innovative SMEs: the roles of the Enterprise Capital Funds and Angel Co-investment Fund
Owen, R. and Mason, C. 2015. Establishing a new UK finance escalator for innovative SMEs: the roles of the Enterprise Capital Funds and Angel Co-investment Fund. Venture Capital. 17 (1-2), pp. 59-86. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691066.2015.1021025
What is the role of public feeder markets in developing technology-based small firms? An exploration of the motivations for listing on AIM since the GFC
Owen, R. 2015. What is the role of public feeder markets in developing technology-based small firms? An exploration of the motivations for listing on AIM since the GFC. Venture Capital. 17 (1-2), pp. 87-112. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691066.2015.1021028
Sub-post offices and high street revitalisation: lessons from the experience of grant assistance to sub-post offices in deprived urban areas of the UK
Owen, R., North, D. and Vickers, I. 2015. Sub-post offices and high street revitalisation: lessons from the experience of grant assistance to sub-post offices in deprived urban areas of the UK. Local Economy. 30 (4), pp. 435-451. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094215586958
Access and non-probability sampling in qualitative research on trust
Lyon, F. 2015. Access and non-probability sampling in qualitative research on trust. in: Lyon, F., Mollering, G. and Saunders, M. (ed.) Handbook of research methods on trust: 2nd ed. Edward Elgar. pp. 109-117
Towards a ‘long view’: historical perspectives on the scaling and replication of social ventures
Blundel, R. and Lyon, F. 2015. Towards a ‘long view’: historical perspectives on the scaling and replication of social ventures. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship. 6 (1), pp. 80-102. https://doi.org/10.1080/19420676.2014.954258
Opening access to administrative data for evaluating public services: The case of the Justice Data Lab
Lyon, F., Gyateng, T., Pritchard, D., Vaze, P., Vickers, I. and Webb, N. 2015. Opening access to administrative data for evaluating public services: The case of the Justice Data Lab. Evaluation. 21 (2), pp. 232-247. https://doi.org/10.1177/1356389015577507
Social enterprise and innovation in third sector organizations
Chew, C. and Lyon, F. 2013. Social enterprise and innovation in third sector organizations. in: Osborne, S. and Browne, L. (ed.) Handbook of Innovation and Change in Public Sector Services. Edward Elgar. pp. 420-431
Process of social innovation in mutual organisations: the case of social enterprises leaving the public sector
Lyon, F., Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Vickers, I., McMullin, C. and Gregory, D. 2013. Process of social innovation in mutual organisations: the case of social enterprises leaving the public sector. in: Social frontiers: the next edge of social innovation research NESTA.
Researching trust in tourism: methodological issues and associated concerns
Saunders, M., Lyon, F. and Mollering, G. 2014. Researching trust in tourism: methodological issues and associated concerns. in: Nunkoo, R. and Smith, S. (ed.) Trust, Tourism Development and Planning Routledge. pp. 168-180
Early assessment of the UK innovation investment fund
North, D., Owen, R. and Lewis, A. 2012. Early assessment of the UK innovation investment fund. Department for Business, Innovation & Skills..
Assessment of the online business support offer : growth and improvement service, my new business and helpline
Owen, R., Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Middlesex University Business School and BMG Research Assessment of the online business support offer : growth and improvement service, my new business and helpline. Department for Business, Innovation & Skills..
SME finance in London - final report to the Greater London Authority
Owen, R. and Greater London Authority 2013. SME finance in London - final report to the Greater London Authority. Greater London Authority.
Financing social ventures and the demand for social investment
Lyon, F. and Owen, R. 2014. Financing social ventures and the demand for social investment. Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham.
Social enterprises as hybrid organizations: a review and research agenda
Doherty, B., Haugh, H. and Lyon, F. 2014. Social enterprises as hybrid organizations: a review and research agenda. International Journal of Management Reviews. 16 (4), pp. 417-436. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijmr.12028
Social impact measurement and non-profit organisations: compliance, resistance, and promotion
Arvidson, M. and Lyon, F. 2014. Social impact measurement and non-profit organisations: compliance, resistance, and promotion. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. 25 (4), pp. 869-886. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11266-013-9373-6
Beyond green niches? Growth strategies of environmentally-motivated social enterprises
Vickers, I. and Lyon, F. 2014. Beyond green niches? Growth strategies of environmentally-motivated social enterprises. International Small Business Journal. 32 (4), pp. 449-470. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242612457700
‘We don’t deal with courts’: cooperation and alternative institutions shaping exporting relationships of small and medium-sized enterprises in Ghana
Amoako, I. and Lyon, F. 2014. ‘We don’t deal with courts’: cooperation and alternative institutions shaping exporting relationships of small and medium-sized enterprises in Ghana. International Small Business Journal. 32 (2), pp. 117-139. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242613484778
Gender balance in the governance of social enterprise
Lyon, F. and Humbert, A. 2013. Gender balance in the governance of social enterprise. Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham.
Changing funding realities for charities and social enterprises: responses to the big society agenda and austerity in the East of England
Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Lyon, F. and Stevenson, N. 2011. Changing funding realities for charities and social enterprises: responses to the big society agenda and austerity in the East of England. Institue for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Transdisciplinary environmental research: Building trust across professional cultures
Harris, F. and Lyon, F. 2013. Transdisciplinary environmental research: Building trust across professional cultures. Environmental Science and Policy. 31, pp. 109-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2013.02.006
Investigation into the motivations behind the listing decisions of UK companies
Owen, R., Supri, S., North, D., Macaulay, P., Rushton, C., CEEDR and Middlesex University Business School 2013. Investigation into the motivations behind the listing decisions of UK companies. Department for Business, Innovation & Skills..
Funding the growth of UK technology-based small firms since the financial crash: are there breakages in the finance escalator?
North, D., Owen, R. and Ullah, F. 2013. Funding the growth of UK technology-based small firms since the financial crash: are there breakages in the finance escalator? Venture Capital. 15 (3), pp. 237-260. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691066.2013.804755
Valuing the social? The nature and controversies of measuring social return on investment (SROI)
Arvidson, M., Lyon, F., McKay, S. and Moro, D. 2013. Valuing the social? The nature and controversies of measuring social return on investment (SROI). Voluntary Sector Review. 4 (1), pp. 3-18. https://doi.org/10.1332/204080513X661554
Playing with numbers: a methodological critique of the social enterprise growth myth
Teasdale, S., Lyon, F. and Owen, R. 2013. Playing with numbers: a methodological critique of the social enterprise growth myth. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship. 4 (2), pp. 113-131. https://doi.org/10.1080/19420676.2012.762800
Innovation and social enterprise activity in third sector organisations
Chew, C. and Lyon, F. 2012. Innovation and social enterprise activity in third sector organisations. Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham.
Scaling up social enterprise: strategies taken from early years providers
Lyon, F. and Fernandez, H. 2012. Scaling up social enterprise: strategies taken from early years providers. Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham.
Social impact measurement as an entrepreneurial process.
Lyon, F. and Arvidson, M. 2011. Social impact measurement as an entrepreneurial process. Birmingham Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham.
Strategies for scaling up social enterprise: lessons from early years providers
Lyon, F. and Fernandez, H. 2012. Strategies for scaling up social enterprise: lessons from early years providers. Social Enterprise Journal. 8 (1), pp. 63-77. https://doi.org/10.1108/17508611211226593
Social enterprise support policies: distinctions and challenges
Lyon, F. and Sepulveda Ramirez, L. 2012. Social enterprise support policies: distinctions and challenges. in: Blackburn, R. and Schaper, M. (ed.) Government, SMEs and entrepreneurship development: policies, tools and challenges Gower Publishing. pp. 213-226
Introduction to social and sustainable enterprise: changing the nature of business
Underwood, S., Blundel, R., Lyon, F. and Schaefer, A. 2012. Introduction to social and sustainable enterprise: changing the nature of business. in: Underwood, S., Blundel, R., Lyon, F. and Schaefer, A. (ed.) Social and Sustainable Enterprise: Changing the Nature of Business Emerald Group Publishing Limited. pp. xi-xv
Gender balance in the governance of social enterprise
Lyon, F. and Humbert, A. 2012. Gender balance in the governance of social enterprise. Local Economy. 27 (8), pp. 831-845. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094212455158
Follow-up research into mid-cap business having difficulty raising bank finance.
North, D. and Owen, R. 2010. Follow-up research into mid-cap business having difficulty raising bank finance. London Middlesex University.
New ethnic minority business communities in Britain: challenges of diversity and informality for the UK business and policy frameworks.
Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Syrett, S. and Lyon, F. 2008. New ethnic minority business communities in Britain: challenges of diversity and informality for the UK business and policy frameworks. London Middlesex University.
Social Enterprise Investment Fund evaluation - phase one: scoping, review and methodology development.
Lyon, F., Gabriel, M. and Millar, R. 2010. Social Enterprise Investment Fund evaluation - phase one: scoping, review and methodology development. Birmingham TSRC and Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham.
Social Impact Measurement (SIM) experiencing and future Directions for the third sector organisations in the east of England.
Stevenson, N., Taylor, M., Lyon, F. and Rigby, M. 2010. Social Impact Measurement (SIM) experiencing and future Directions for the third sector organisations in the east of England. Bradford Social Enterprise East of England.
Mystery shopping the early stages of the Business Link service
North, D. and Owen, R. 2009. Mystery shopping the early stages of the Business Link service. Department for Business, Innovation & Skills..
Social innovation, co-operation and competition: inter-organizational relations for social enterprises in the delivery of public services
Lyon, F. 2011. Social innovation, co-operation and competition: inter-organizational relations for social enterprises in the delivery of public services. in: Nicholls, A. and Murdock, A. (ed.) Social Innovation: blurring boundaries to reconfigure markets Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 139-161
Population superdiversity and new migrant enterprise: The case of London
Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Syrett, S. and Lyon, F. 2011. Population superdiversity and new migrant enterprise: The case of London. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 23 (7-8), pp. 469-497. https://doi.org/10.1080/08985620903420211
The ambitions and challenges of SROI.
Arvidson, M., Lyon, F., McKay, S. and Moro, D. 2010. The ambitions and challenges of SROI. Birmingham Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham.
Approaches to measuring the scale of the social enterprise sector in the UK
Lyon, F., Teasdale, S. and Owen, R. 2010. Approaches to measuring the scale of the social enterprise sector in the UK. Birmingham Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham.
Early assessment of the impact of BIS equity fund initiatives
North, D., Owen, R., Ekanem, I., Lewis, A. and CEEDR 2010. Early assessment of the impact of BIS equity fund initiatives. London Middlesex University.
Is there a debt finance gap relating to Scottish SMEs? A demand-side perspective
North, D., Owen, R. and Ekanem, I. 2010. Is there a debt finance gap relating to Scottish SMEs? A demand-side perspective. Venture Capital. 12 (3), pp. 173-192. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691061003658670
Market institutions and urban food supply in West and Southern Africa.
Porter, G., Lyon, F. and Potts, D. 2009. Market institutions and urban food supply in West and Southern Africa. in: Shapiro, S., Tadajewski, M. and Shultz, C. (ed.) Macromarketing: a global focus: marketing systems, societal development, equity & poverty. London SAGE Publications.
Combining scientific and lay knowledges: participatory approaches to research in organic.
Lyon, F. and Harris, F. 2008. Combining scientific and lay knowledges: participatory approaches to research in organic. in: Fish, R., Seymour, S., Watkins, C. and Seven, M. (ed.) Sustainable farmland management: new transdisciplinary approaches. Wallingford CAB International. pp. 94-106
Measuring the value of social and community impact.
Lyon, F. 2009. Measuring the value of social and community impact. in: Hunter, P. (ed.) Social enterprise for public service: how does the third sector deliver. London Smith Institute. pp. 30-38
SMEs in a low carbon economy: final report for BERR enterprise directorate.
Vickers, I., Vaze, P., Corr, L., Kasparova, E., Lyon, F. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2009. SMEs in a low carbon economy: final report for BERR enterprise directorate. London Department for Business, Innovation & Skills..
Mapping the regional social enterprise sector.
Lyon, F. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2008. Mapping the regional social enterprise sector. South East of England Development Agency.
Ethnic minority enterprise: policy in practice.
Ram, M., Smallbone, D., Owen, R., Ekanem, I. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2001. Ethnic minority enterprise: policy in practice. Small Business Service..
Investigations on building a food marketing policy evidence base in Nigeria
Porter, G., Lyon, F. and Nigerian Marketing Network 2005. Investigations on building a food marketing policy evidence base in Nigeria. Department for International Development..
Food marketing systems on the Jos Plateau.
Porter, G., Adeptu, A., Dung, J., Harris, F. and Lyon, F. 2001. Food marketing systems on the Jos Plateau. Crop Harvest Programmes & Department for International Development.
Review of the enterprise promotion fund
Vickers, I., Owen, R., Etherington, D., North, D. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2006. Review of the enterprise promotion fund. Small Business Service..
Mapping the regional social enterprise sector: past approaches, challenges and future direction
Lyon, F., Sepulveda Ramirez, L. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2009. Mapping the regional social enterprise sector: past approaches, challenges and future direction. Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/17508610910956426
Measuring enterprise impacts upon deprived areas.
Lyon, F., Evans, M., Bertotti, M., Smallbone, D., Potts, G., Ramsden, P., CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) and New Economics Foundation 2002. Measuring enterprise impacts upon deprived areas. Small Business Service..
Segmenting support for small and medium enterprises: identifying and disseminating best practice. Research summary.
Atherton, A. and Lyon, F. 2001. Segmenting support for small and medium enterprises: identifying and disseminating best practice. Research summary. Department for Business, Innovation & Skills..
Cultural influences on health and safety attitudes and behaviour in small firms.
Vickers, I., Owen, R., Smallbone, D., James, P., Ekanem, I., Bertotti, M. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2003. Cultural influences on health and safety attitudes and behaviour in small firms. London Health & Safety Executive Research Report, HSE Books.
Public service sectors in rural England.
North, D., Lyon, F., Ramsden, M., Owen, R. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2004. Public service sectors in rural England. Cheltenham Commission for Rural Communities.
Improving market institutions and urban food supplies for the urban poor: a comparative study of Nigeria and Zambia.
Porter, G., Lyon, F., Potts, D. and Bowyer-Bower, T. 2004. Improving market institutions and urban food supplies for the urban poor: a comparative study of Nigeria and Zambia. Wallingford Department for International Development..
Trade and market in conflict development and conflict resolution in Nigeria: scoping study report to the UK department for International Development.
Porter, G., Lyon, F., Adamu, F., Obafemi, L. and Blench, R. 2005. Trade and market in conflict development and conflict resolution in Nigeria: scoping study report to the UK department for International Development. University of Minnesota AgEcon Search.
Evaluation of the deprived urban post office fund.
North, D., Vickers, I., Owen, R., Ekanem, I. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2005. Evaluation of the deprived urban post office fund. London Office of the Deputy Prime Minister..
Mapping the social economy in the rural East Midlands.
Lyon, F., Smallbone, D., Evans, M., Ekanem, I., Smith, K. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2002. Mapping the social economy in the rural East Midlands. Countryside Agency.
Types and impacts of BME businesses
Lyon, F., Owen, R., McPherson, M., Ekanem, I., Ellis, C., Bertotti, M., Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Oyelere, M. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2007. Types and impacts of BME businesses. South East England Development Agency.
Trust, co-operation and networking in an immigrant business community: the case of chinese-owned businesses in the UK.
Smallbone, D., Lyon, F. and Xiao, L. 2005. Trust, co-operation and networking in an immigrant business community: the case of chinese-owned businesses in the UK. in: Hohmann, H. and Welter, F. (ed.) Trust and entrepreneurship: a West–East perspective. Cheltenham Edward Elgar.
The social relations of economic life and networks of civic engagement: ‘Social capital’ and targeted development in West Africa.
Lyon, F. and Porter, G. 2005. The social relations of economic life and networks of civic engagement: ‘Social capital’ and targeted development in West Africa. in: Cline-Cole, R. and Robson, E. (ed.) West African worlds: paths through socio-economic change, livelihoods and development. Harlow Pearson.
Measuring the contributions of small firms to reducing poverty and increasing social inclusion in the UK
Lyon, F. and Bertotti, M. 2007. Measuring the contributions of small firms to reducing poverty and increasing social inclusion in the UK. in: Stoner, J. and Wankel, C. (ed.) Innovative approaches to reducing global poverty. Charlotte, USA Information Age Publishing.
Access to bank finance for Scottish SMEs.
North, D., Owen, R., Deakins, D. and Whittam, G. 2008. Access to bank finance for Scottish SMEs. Belfast Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
Business-led regeneration of deprived areas: a review of the evidence base. [Research report 5]
North, D., Smallbone, D., Lyon, F., Potts, G. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2003. Business-led regeneration of deprived areas: a review of the evidence base. [Research report 5]. London Office of the Deputy Prime Minister..
Complementarity and co-ordination of self-employment support in rural areas.
Lyon, F. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2002. Complementarity and co-ordination of self-employment support in rural areas. Countryside Agency.
Formalising new arrival enterprises: challenges of new ethnic entrepreneurship for business support policy.
Sepulveda Ramirez, L., Lyon, F., Botero, A., Syrett, S. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2007. Formalising new arrival enterprises: challenges of new ethnic entrepreneurship for business support policy. Prevista Ltd.
Provide advice on methods to improve promotion and facilitation of Rural Enterprise Scheme - RE0114
Lyon, F., CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) and Plunkett Foundation 2003. Provide advice on methods to improve promotion and facilitation of Rural Enterprise Scheme - RE0114. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
The contribution of social enterprises to rural economies.
Lyon, F. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2003. The contribution of social enterprises to rural economies. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Evaluation of the support for enterprising communities pilot project.
Lyon, F., Evans, M., Ramsden, M., Burch, J. and CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) 2005. Evaluation of the support for enterprising communities pilot project. Department of Education and Skills..
From crisis manager to strategic partner: the changing role of four london boroughs in economic regeneration.
North, D. and Owen, R. 2000. From crisis manager to strategic partner: the changing role of four london boroughs in economic regeneration. Town Planning Review. 71 (4), pp. 435-454.
A note on trust, networks, social capital and entrepreneurial behaviour.
Smallbone, D. and Lyon, F. 2002. A note on trust, networks, social capital and entrepreneurial behaviour. in: Hohmann, H. and Welter, F. (ed.) Entrepreneurial strategies and trust: structure and evolution of entrepreneurial behavioural patterns in East and West European environments. Bremen Forschungsstelle Osteurpa.
Entrepreneurship
Lyon, F. 2004. Entrepreneurship. in: Forsyth, T. (ed.) Encyclopedia of international development. London Routledge.
Policy support for small firms in rural areas: the English experience
Smallbone, D., Owen, R. and North, D. 2003. Policy support for small firms in rural areas: the English experience. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. 21 (6), pp. 825-841. https://doi.org/10.1068/c0316
Regulating health and safety in small firms.
Smallbone, D., Vickers, I., James, P. and Owen, R. 2005. Regulating health and safety in small firms. in: Gray, C. and Bannock, G. (ed.) Government regulation and the small firm Milton Keynes, UK Open University Business School.
The implications of new technology for the skill and training needs of small and medium-sized printing firms
Smallbone, D., Supri, S. and Owen, R. 2000. The implications of new technology for the skill and training needs of small and medium-sized printing firms. Education and training. 42 (4), pp. 299-307. https://doi.org/10.1108/00400910010347768
Bridging the gap in support for ethnic minority owned business: the case of Devon and Cornwall
Owen, R. and Smallbone, D. 2003. Bridging the gap in support for ethnic minority owned business: the case of Devon and Cornwall. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 10 (1), pp. 40-49. https://doi.org/10.1108/14626000310461204
The Nigerian market: fuelling conflict or contributing to peace.
Lyon, F., Porter, G., Adamu, F. and Obafemi, L. 2006. The Nigerian market: fuelling conflict or contributing to peace. in: Banfield, J., Gunduz, C. and Killick, N. (ed.) Local business, local peace: the peace building potential of the domestic private sector. London International Alert. pp. 432-437
Conflict and cooperation in market spaces: learning from the operation of local networks of civic engagement in African market trade
Porter, G., Lyon, F., Adamu, F. and Obafemi, L. 2010. Conflict and cooperation in market spaces: learning from the operation of local networks of civic engagement in African market trade. Human Organization. 69 (1), pp. 31-42. https://doi.org/10.17730/humo.69.1.8u3348v356574016
Evolving institutions of trust: personalized and institutional bases of trust in Nigerian and Ghanaian food trading
Lyon, F. and Porter, G. 2010. Evolving institutions of trust: personalized and institutional bases of trust in Nigerian and Ghanaian food trading. in: Saunders, M., Skinner, D., Dietz, G., Gillespie, N. and Lewicki, R. (ed.) Organizational trust: a cultural perspective Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press. pp. 255-278
External evaluation of Innovation Exchange.
Lyon, F. and CEEDR 2010. External evaluation of Innovation Exchange. London Middlesex University.
Alternative approaches to capacity building: practices in the public and private sector.
Lyon, F. 2009. Alternative approaches to capacity building: practices in the public and private sector. CEEDR, Middlesex University.
Local area agreements and local economic development
Syrett, S., North, D., Owen, R., Etherington, D., Engelbert, S. and CEEDR 2009. Local area agreements and local economic development. London Department for Communities and Local Government.
Market institutions, trust and norms: exploring moral economies in Nigerian food systems
Lyon, F. and Porter, G. 2009. Market institutions, trust and norms: exploring moral economies in Nigerian food systems. Cambridge Journal of Economics. 33 (5), pp. 903-920. https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/bem008
Moral economy and development economics: introduction
Lyon, F., Olsen, W. and Sanghera, B. 2009. Moral economy and development economics: introduction. Cambridge Journal of Economics. 33 (5), pp. 871-873. https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/bep053
Targeted support for high-growth start-ups: some policy issues
Owen, R., Burgess, S. and Smallbone, D. 2002. Targeted support for high-growth start-ups: some policy issues. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. 20 (2), pp. 195-209. https://doi.org/10.1068/c0049
Influences on small firm compliance-related behaviour: the case of workplace health and safety.
Owen, R., James, P., Smallbone, D. and Vickers, I. 2006. Influences on small firm compliance-related behaviour: the case of workplace health and safety. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. 24 (6), pp. 827-846. https://doi.org/10.1068/c0564
Understanding small firm responses to regulation: the case of workplace health and safety
Vickers, I., Smallbone, D., James, P. and Owen, R. 2005. Understanding small firm responses to regulation: the case of workplace health and safety. Policy Studies. 26 (2), pp. 149-169. https://doi.org/10.1080/01442870500127626
Access to finance by ethnic minority businesses in the UK
Owen, R., Deakins, D., Ram, M. and Smallbone, D. 2003. Access to finance by ethnic minority businesses in the UK. International Small Business Journal. 21 (3), pp. 291-314. https://doi.org/10.1177/02662426030213003
The use of external sources of health and safety information and advice: the case of small firms
Vickers, I., Smallbone, D. and Owen, R. 2004. The use of external sources of health and safety information and advice: the case of small firms. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety. 2 (1), pp. 91-104.
Market institutions and urban food supply in West and Southern Africa: a review
Porter, G., Lyon, F. and Potts, D. 2007. Market institutions and urban food supply in West and Southern Africa: a review. Progress in Development Studies. 7 (2), pp. 115-134. https://doi.org/10.1177/146499340600700203
Institutional perspectives on understanding street retailer behavior and networks: Cases from Ghana
Lyon, F. 2007. Institutional perspectives on understanding street retailer behavior and networks: Cases from Ghana. in: Cross, J. and Morales, A. (ed.) Street entrepreneurs: people, place and politics in local and global perspective London, UK Taylor & Francis (Routledge).
Enterprising refugees: contributions and challenges in deprived areas
Lyon, F., Sepulveda Ramirez, L. and Syrett, S. 2007. Enterprising refugees: contributions and challenges in deprived areas. Local Economy. 22 (4), pp. 363-375. https://doi.org/10.1080/02690940701736769
Groups as a means or an end? Social capital and the promotion of cooperation in Ghana
Porter, G. and Lyon, F. 2006. Groups as a means or an end? Social capital and the promotion of cooperation in Ghana. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 24 (2), pp. 249-262. https://doi.org/10.1068/d0303
Developing fledgling social enterprises? A study of the support required and the means of delivering it
Lyon, F. and Ramsden, M. 2006. Developing fledgling social enterprises? A study of the support required and the means of delivering it. Social Enterprise Journal. 2 (1), pp. 27-41. https://doi.org/10.1108/17508610680000711
Managing co-operation: trust and power in Ghanaian associations
Lyon, F. 2006. Managing co-operation: trust and power in Ghanaian associations. Organization Studies. 27 (1), pp. 31-52. https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840605056392
Learning and research for sustainable agro-ecosystems by both farmers and scientists.
Lyon, F., Clarke, S., Harris, F., Wolf, M. and Gibbon, D. 2005. Learning and research for sustainable agro-ecosystems by both farmers and scientists. London Middlesex University.
Markets, ethnicity and environment in a vulnerable landscape: the case of small-scale vegetable production on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria, 1991-2001.
Porter, G., Harris, F., Lyon, F., Adeptu, A. and Dung, J. 2003. Markets, ethnicity and environment in a vulnerable landscape: the case of small-scale vegetable production on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria, 1991-2001. Geographical Journal. 169 (4), pp. 370-381. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0016-7398.2003.00100.x
Community groups and livelihoods in remote rural areas of Ghana: how small-scale farmers sustain collective action
Lyon, F. 2003. Community groups and livelihoods in remote rural areas of Ghana: how small-scale farmers sustain collective action. Community Development Journal. 38 (4), pp. 323-331. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/38.4.323
The relations of co-operation in group enterprises and associations in Ghana: exploration of issues of trust and power
Lyon, F. 2003. The relations of co-operation in group enterprises and associations in Ghana: exploration of issues of trust and power. in: Sforzi, F. (ed.) The institutions of local development Ashgate.
Reshaping London's economic governance: the role of the London Development Agency
Syrett, S. and Owen, R. 2003. Reshaping London's economic governance: the role of the London Development Agency. European Urban and Regional Studies. 10 (1), pp. 69-86. https://doi.org/10.1177/0969776403010001323
Trader associations and urban food systems in Ghana: institutionalist approaches to understanding urban collective action
Lyon, F. 2003. Trader associations and urban food systems in Ghana: institutionalist approaches to understanding urban collective action. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 27 (1), pp. 11-23. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-2427.00428
Governing London: challenges for the new economic governance
Syrett, S., Owen, R., Middlesex University. Regional Regeneration Research Programme. and CEEDR 2001. Governing London: challenges for the new economic governance. in: Syrett, S. and Owen, R. (ed.) Governing London: competitiveness and regeneration in a global city London Middlesex University Press. pp. 48-160
Changing times, changing styles: new forms of economic governance in London
Syrett, S., Owen, R., Middlesex University. Regional Regeneration Research Programme. and CEEDR 2001. Changing times, changing styles: new forms of economic governance in London. in: Syrett, S. and Owen, R. (ed.) Governing London: competitiveness and regeneration in a global city London Middlesex University Press. pp. 1-22
Governing London: competitiveness and regeneration in a global city
Syrett, S., Owen, R., Middlesex University. Regional Regeneration Research Programme. and CEEDR 2001. Governing London: competitiveness and regeneration in a global city. London. Middlesex University Press.
Trust, networks and norms: the creation of social capital in agricultural economies in Ghana
Lyon, F. 2000. Trust, networks and norms: the creation of social capital in agricultural economies in Ghana. World Development. 28 (4), pp. 663-682. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0305-750X(99)00146-1