Dr Gail Mulvey, PhD

  • Senior Research Fellow
  • Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership
  • Centre for Regional Economic Development (CRED)
  • Business
Dr Gail Mulvey, PhD

Qualifications and memberships

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University College London, University of London

Master of Science in Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London

PhD on the insider-outsider theory of hysteresis and wage-setting in the motor vehicle & electrical engineering industries in the UK, 1948-85, Birkbeck College, University of London

Academic and research interests

  • Regional economic development

  • The workings of the labour market and unemployment

  • SMEs and business support programmes

  • Industrial change and concentration


Cowie, P, Mulvey, G, Peck, F. and Shaw, K. (2018) “Brexit: Implications for the Rural North of England” for Northumberland County Council and the Institute for Local Governance
Peck, F., Mulvey, G. and Jackson, K. (2018) “Regulation and Small Business Growth: Case Studies from North West England” (2018) BEIS Research Paper, Number 11, May
Peck, F. and Mulvey, G. (2016) “Cross-border collaboration in economic development: Institutional change on the Anglo-Scottish Border,” Journal of Borderlands Studies. Published online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08865655.2016.1257365.
Peck F., Parry S., Mulvey G., Jackson K., Cabras I. and Jackson J.(2014) “The role and significance of rates relief for supporting businesses in Wales,” Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy, Vol 32, Issue 6, pp. 982 - 99.
Cabras, I. and Mulvey, G.C. (2012) “Nuclear Economies and Local Supply Chains in Peripheral Areas: the case of West Cumbria,” European Planning Studies, 20:4, pp. 707-24.
Peck, F., Mulvey, G., Jackson, K., and Cabras, I. (2010) “Evaluation of the Small Business Rates Relief Scheme in Wales” for the Welsh Assembly Government (2010) available at http://gov.wales/docs/caecd/research/101207-evaluation-small-business-rates-relief-scheme-en.pdf