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