Academic and research interests

  • Economics of the labour market
  • Industrial economics
  • Regional economic development

Current research projects

  • Knowledge dynamics and competitive strategies in the nuclear industry supply chain in West Cumbria, North-West England
  • The Impacts and Significance of Rates Relief for Business Support in Wales
  • Regional resilience and collective action: the response of local state actors to the needs of rural enterprise in crisis


    • Cabras I. and Mulvey G.C. (2012) 'Nuclear Economies and Local Supply Chains in Peripheral Areas: the case of West Cumbria,'European Planning Studies, April 2012
    • Peck F., Mulvey G., Lloyd C., Cabras I., Luffrum J., Phillips N. and Wylie R. (2006) 'Sector Review for Cumbria,' for Cumbria Vision, November 2006, ISBN 978-0-9556752-0-1
    • 'Can Insider-Outsider Theories Explain the Persistence of Unemployment? An Econometric Study of Two British Industries',The Manchester School of Economic and Social Studies,Vol. LXV, No. 2, March 1997