Christina Beatty

Christina Beatty BSc (Hons), MPhil, FRSA, FIEP

Professor of Applied Economic Geography


Summary

Christina is a Professor of Applied Economic Geography in the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR). She is a social statistician by background and has over 30 years’ experience of undertaking applied policy and evidence based research. This includes many national research and evaluation projects utilising large scale data intensive and mixed method approaches to understand the spatial impacts of socio-economic policy initiatives. Christina is especially interested in the intersection of welfare reform, labour market policy, housing policy, and the productivity of industries and places. Her work often highlights the uneven and unintended local consequences of national policy decisions across different types of places or economic contexts in Britain. Her research has a particular focus on older industrial Britain, former coalfield areas, and Britain’s seaside towns.

About

Since joining CRESR in 1992, Christina has built a substantial body of work exploring the spatial dynamics of the intersection of the welfare system, labour market and housing policy. Her research interests include exploring the long-term dynamics of: labour market in particular types of places; the geography of hidden unemployment and economic inactivity; gender differences in economic inactivity and diversions within the benefits system; and the uneven impact of welfare reform. She has been co-applicant for several ESRC grants investigating these issues including: economic inactivity amongst men; the geography in the rise in numbers of women on incapacity-related benefits; labour market adjustment processes in the British Coalfields; and unemployment in Britain's seaside towns.

Christina is currently leading a Review of Supported Housing for the Department of Levelling Up Housing and Communities. She previously led the quantitative research strand for a three-year evaluation of The Impact of the Changes to the Local Housing Allowance System of Housing Benefit for the Department for Work and Pension, and the ten-year evaluation of New Deal for Communities for the Department of Communities and Local Government.

Christina is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fellow of the Institute of Employability Professionals, a member of the SIPHER Scientific Advisory Board, and a member of Advisory Board for Nuffield Foundation funded project “Unpacking the Disability Employment Gap”.

Research interests

  • Britain’s older industrial areas, former coalfields, and seaside towns
  • the uneven impact of welfare reform
  • the geography of hidden unemployment
  • economic inactivity and incapacity-related benefits
  • productivity differences between places and industries
  • Housing Benefit system in the private rented sector and supported housing
  • labour market dynamics and spatial analysis
  • analysis of large scale secondary and administrative datasets

Research

  • Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research

2023 The Geography of Economic Inactivity, Sheffield Hallam University.

2022-2023 Review of Supported Housing across Britain, the Department of Levelling Up Housing and Communities.

2022 The Real Level of Unemployment 2022, Research England’s Enhancing Research Culture Fund.

2022 Inclusion Plan Evidence Base, South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority.

2021 Beyond the Pandemic: Older industrial Britain in the wake of the crisis, Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Industrial Communities Alliance.

2020-2021 The Social and Economic Impact of Covid on Older Industrial Britain, Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Industrial Communities Alliance.

2020-2021 Sheffield Skills Strategy, Sheffield City Council.

2019-2020 Lessons Learnt from the Health Led Employment Trial WorkingWin, Sheffield City Region.

2019-2020 The Productivity of Industries and Places, UKRI Strategic Priorities Fund.

2019 Measuring Local Productivity, UKRI Strategic Priorities Fund.

2018-2020 Evaluation of the Small Employer Offer for ESA Claimants, Department for Work and Pensions.

2018-2019 Inclusive Growth in Sheffield City Region, Sheffield City Region.

2018 Rotherham Skills Action Plan, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.

2018 Universal Credit in Rotherham: A transition to full service, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.

2017-2018 The Contemporary Labour Market in Older Industrial Britain, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Sponsors

  • Department for Levelling Up Housing and Communities
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Coalfields Regeneration Trust
  • South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority
  • Economic and Social Research Council
  • Financial Times

Publications

Journal articles

Seaman, R., Walsh, D., Beatty, C., McCartney, G., & Dundas, R. (2023). Social security cuts and life expectancy: a longitudinal analysis of local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. http://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2023-220328

Beatty, C., & Steve, F. (2023). The persistence of hidden unemployment among incapacity claimants in large parts of Britain. Local Economy. http://doi.org/10.1177/02690942231184815

Beatty, C., Bennett, C., & Hawkins, A. (2021). Managing precarity: food bank use by low-income women workers in a changing welfare regime. Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, 55 (5), 981-1000. http://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12707

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2020). The Long Shadow of Job Loss: Britain's Older Industrial Towns in the 21st Century. Frontiers in Sociology - Work, Employment and Organizations, 5, 54. http://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2020.00054

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2020). Recovery or stagnation?: Britain’s older industrial towns since the recession. Regional Studies. http://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2019.1699651

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2018). Welfare reform in the UK 2010-16: Expectations, outcomes and local impacts. Social Policy & Administration, 52 (5), 950-968. http://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12353

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2017). The long shadow of industrial Britain's demise. Regions: quarterley magazine of the Regional Studies Association, 308 (4), 5-8. http://doi.org/10.1080/13673882.2017.11958667

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2017). The impact on welfare and public finances of job loss in industrial Britain. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 4 (1), 161-180. http://doi.org/10.1080/21681376.2017.1346481

Danson, M., Galloway, L., Cabras, I., & Beatty, C. (2015). Microbrewing and entrepreneurship : the origins, development and integration of real ale breweries in Britain. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (IJESB), 16 (2), 135-144. http://doi.org/10.5367/ijei.2015.0183

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2015). Disability benefits in an age of austerity. Social Policy and Administration, 49 (2), 161-181. http://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12117

Reilly, C.A., Danson, M., Galloway, L., & Beatty, C. (2015). Thornbridge – From Microbrewery to Food and Drink Empire: ‘The Time and the Place, and a Lot of Good Luck’? The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 16 (1), 55-59. http://doi.org/10.5367/ijei.2015.0174

Beatty, C. (2014). Two become one : the integration of male and female labour markets in the English and Welsh coalfields. Regional Studies, 50 (5), 823-834. http://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2014.943713

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2014). The local and regional impact of the UK's welfare reforms. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 7 (1), 63-79. http://doi.org/10.1093/cjres/rst035

Lawless, P., & Beatty, C. (2013). Exploring change in local regeneration areas : evidence from the New Deal for Communities Programme in England. Urban Studies, 50 (2), 942-958. http://doi.org/10.1177/0042098012458005

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2011). The prospects for worklessness in Britain's weaker local economies. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 4 (3), 401-417. http://doi.org/10.1093/cjres/rsr018

Lawless, P., Foden, M., Wilson, I., & Beatty, C. (2010). Understanding area-based regeneration: The New Deal for Communities Programme in England. Sage Urban Studies Abstracts, 47 (2), 257-275. http://doi.org/10.1177/0042098009348324

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., & Wilson, I. (2010). Area-based regeneration partnerships and the role of central government: the New Deal for Communities programme in England. Policy and Politics, 38 (2), 235-251. http://doi.org/10.1332/030557309X462141

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Houston, D., & Powell, R. (2010). Bringing IB Numbers Down: To what extent do women need a different approach? Policy Studies, 31 (2), 143-162. http://doi.org/10.1080/01442870903429603

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Houston, D., Powell, R., & Sissons, P. (2009). A gendered theory of employment, unemployment, and sickness. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 27 (6), 958-974. http://doi.org/10.1068/c0851

Beatty, C., & Cole, I. (2009). Stability, residential satisfaction and the dynamics of change. Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, 3 (2), 141-153. http://henrystewart.metapress.com/link.asp?id=01357750707w166k

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Powell, R. (2007). Twenty years on: has the economy of the coalfields recovered? Environment and Planning A, 39 (7), 1654-1675. http://doi.org/10.1068/a38216

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2005). The diversion from 'unemployment' to 'sickness' across British regions and districts. Regional studies, 39 (7), 837-854. http://doi.org/10.1080/00343400500289804

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2004). Economic Change and the Labour Market in Britain’s Seaside Towns. Regional Studies, 38 (5), 459-478. http://doi.org/10.1080/0143116042000229258

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2004). Economic change and the labour market in Britain's seaside town. Regional studies, 38 (5), 837-854. http://doi.org/10.1080/0143116042000229258

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2002). Hidden unemployment among men: a case study. Regional studies, 36 (8), 811-823. http://doi.org/10.1080/0034340022000012261

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Macmillan, R. (2000). A Theory of Employment, Unemployment and Sickness. Regional Studies, 34 (7), 617-630. http://doi.org/10.1080/00343400050178429

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Lawless, P. (1997). Geographical Variation in the Labour-Market Adjustment Process: The UK Coalfields 1981–91. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 29 (11), 2041-2060. http://doi.org/10.1068/a292041

Beatty, C., & Haywood, R. (1997). Changes in travel behaviour in the English Passenger Transport Executives' areas 1981–1991. Journal of Transport Geography, 5 (1), 61-72. http://doi.org/10.1016/s0966-6923(96)00034-8

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (1996). Labour Market Adjustment in Areas of Chronic Industrial Decline: The Case of the UK Coalfields. Regional Studies, 30 (7), 627-640. http://doi.org/10.1080/00343409612331349928

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (n.d.). Changes in the profile of men claiming incapacity benefit – a case study. People, Place and Policy Online, 1 (3), 136-148. http://doi.org/10.3351/ppp.0001.0003.0004

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Powell, R. (n.d.). Living in seaside caravans: new survey evidence and the implications for local authority funding. People, Place and Policy Online, 6 (2), 90-100. http://doi.org/10.3351/ppp.0006.0002.0003

Book chapters

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2019). Welfare reform: National policies with local impacts. In Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation. (pp. 145-156).

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2015). Disability Benefits in an Age of Austerity. (pp. 25-46). Wiley: http://doi.org/10.1002/9781119145486.ch2

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Houston, D. (2013). The Impact of the UK’s Disability Benefit Reforms. In Lindsay, C., & Houston, D. (Eds.) Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy. (pp. 134-152). Palgrave Macmillan UK: http://doi.org/10.1057/9781137314277_8

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2013). Disability Benefits in the UK: An Issue of Health or Jobs? In Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy. (pp. 15-32). Palgrave Macmillan UK: http://doi.org/10.1057/9781137314277_2

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2013). Registered and Hidden Unemployment in the UK Coalfields. In Unemployment and Social Exclusion: Landscapes of Labour Inequality. (pp. 116-140). http://doi.org/10.4324/9781315000251-12

Beatty, C., & Steve, F. (2011). The changing profile of incapacity claimants. In Work, Health and Wellbeing. (pp. 119-134). Policy Press: http://doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0007

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Houston, D., & Powell, R. (2010). Women on incapacity benefits : new survey evidence from the UK. In Kemp, P. (Ed.) Social protection for a post-industrial world. (pp. 115-137). Cambridge: Intersentia: http://www.intersentia.com/searchDetail.aspx?back=reeks&reeksCode=&bookid=101634

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2009). Moving older people into jobs: Incapacity Benefit, Labour's reforms and the job shortfall in the UK regions. In The future for older workersNew perspectives. (pp. 65-88). Policy Press: http://doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0005

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2003). The detached male workforce. In Work to Welfare. (pp. 79-110). Cambridge University Press: http://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511488955.006

Alcock, P. (2003). The benefits system. In Work to Welfare. (pp. 56-76). Cambridge University Press: http://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511488955.005

Fothergill, S., & Macmillan, R. (2003). Back to work? In Work to Welfare. (pp. 228-248). Cambridge University Press: http://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511488955.012

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2003). Incapacity Benefit and unemployment. In Work to Welfare. (pp. 111-139). Cambridge University Press: http://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511488955.007

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2003). The over 50s. In Work to Welfare. (pp. 140-161). Cambridge University Press: http://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511488955.008

Alcock, P. (2003). Appendix: Research methodology. (pp. 269-274). Cambridge University Press: http://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511488955.014

Alcock, P., Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Macmillan, R., & Yeandle, S. (2003). New roles, New Deal. In Work to Welfare. (pp. 251-268). Cambridge University Press: http://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511488955.013

(2003). References. In Work to Welfare. (pp. 275-283). Cambridge University Press: http://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511488955.015

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (n.d.). Disability Benefits in the UK. In Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy. Palgrave Macmillan: http://doi.org/10.1057/9781137314277.0006

Books

Alcock, P., Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Macmillan, R., & Yeandle, S. (2003). Work to welfare: how men become detached from the labour market. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521802499

Reports

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Harris, C., Pearson, S., & Sanderson, E. (2023). Your Work Your Way: Final Evaluation Report. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2023.9870182602

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Harris, C., Pearson, S., & Sanderson, E. (2023). Your Work Your Way: Summary Report. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/your-work-your-way-summary-report

Crisp, R., Leather, D., Mcmullan, J., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2023). A return to neighbourhood regeneration? Reassessing the benefits of a national strategy for neighbourhood renewal. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2023.8346046274

Crisp, R., Leather, D., Mcmullan, J., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2023). Review of neighbourhood regeneration. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2023.6940123501

Beatty, C., Crisp, R., Ferrari, E., Gore, T., & Mcmullan, J. (2023). Inclusion Plan Evidence Base. Sheffield: Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2023.9411194730

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Gore, T., & Leather, D. (2022). The real level of unemployment 2022: the myth of full employment across Britain. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2022.6117440955

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2021). Beyond the Pandemic: Older industrial Britain in the wake of the crisis. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2021.1054106944

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2021). The impact of the coronavirus crisis on older industrial Britain. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2021.9155401202

Beatty, C., Crisp, R., & Gore, T. (2020). Co-design in the WorkingWin programme: good practice and learning. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2020.8326265687

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2020). The productivity of industries and places. Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2020.8227913147

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2020). Productivity in Sheffield City Region. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2020.6013989709

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Gore, A. (2019). The state of the coalfields 2019: Economic and social conditions in the former coalfields of England, Scotland and Wales. Sheffield Hallam Universiuty. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2019.6676686343

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2019). Local productivity: The real differences across UK cities and regions. Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2019.5555633394

Beatty, C., Gore, A., & Leather, D. (2019). Labour Market Participation, Skills, and Employment in Rotherham. Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2019.3478393864

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2018). The contemporary labour market in Britain’s Older Industrial Towns. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2017.6328578848

Beatty, C., & Povey, L. (2018). Universal Credit in Rotherham: a transition to full service. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2018.7738236449

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Gore, T. (2017). The real level of unemployment 2017. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2017.8224785923

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2016). Jobs, Welfare and Austerity : how the destruction of industrial Britain casts a shadow over the present-day public finances. Sheffield: Centre for Regional, Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2017.7536776785

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2016). The Impact on Scotland of the New Welfare Reforms. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2017.8449573656

Beatty, C., Crisp, R., & Gore, T. (2016). An inclusive growth monitor for measuring the relationship between poverty and growth. Sheffield: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/an-inclusive-growth-monitor-for-measuring-the-relationship-between-poverty-and-growth

Beatty, C., Gore, T., & Crisp, R. (2016). Inclusive growth monitor: Technical notes. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/inclusive-growth-monitor-technical-notes

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2016). The uneven impact of welfare reform : the financial losses to places and people. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2017.5563239352

Mccarthy, L., Batty, E., Beatty, C., Casey, R., Foden, M., & Reeve, K. (2015). Homeless people’s experiences of welfare conditionality andbenefit sanctions. London: Crisis. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/homeless-peoples-experiences-of-welfare-conditionality-and-benefit-sanctions

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Casey, R., Foden, M., Mccarthy, L., & Reeve, K. (2015). Homeless people’s experiences of welfare conditionality and benefit sanctions: Executive Summary. Crisis. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/homeless-peoples-experiences-of-welfare-conditionality-and-benefit-sanctions-executive-summary

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2015). The impact of welfare reform on the Scottish labour market. An exploratory analysis. Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-welfare-reform-on-the-scottish-labour-market-an-exploratory-analysis

Eadson, W., Foden, M., & Beatty, C. (2015). Food Bank Provision for families in North Nottinghamshire. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/food-bank-provision-for-families-in-north-nottinghamshire

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2015). The cumulative impact of welfare reform on households in Scotland. Scottish Parliament. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-cumulative-impact-of-welfare-reform-on-households-in-scotland

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Mccarthy, L., & Reeve, K. (2015). Benefit sanctions and homelessness: a scoping report. Crisis. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/benefit-sanctions-and-homelessness-a-scoping-report

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2014). The impact of welfare reform on communities and households in Sheffield. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-welfare-reform-on-communities-and-households-in-sheffield

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2014). The impact of welfare reform in the Valleys. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-welfare-reform-in-the-valleys

Beatty, C., Cole, I., Foden, M., & Powell, R. (2014). The impact of recent reforms to Local Housing Allowances: Differences by place. Department for Work & Pensions. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-recent-reforms-to-local-housing-allowances-differences-by-place

Beatty, C., Cole, I., Powell, R., Kemp, P., Brewer, M., Browne, J., ... Joyce, R. (2014). DWP Research Summary - Monitoring the impact of changes to the Local Housing Allowance system of Housing Benefit: final reports. Department for Work and Pensions. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/dwp-research-summary---monitoring-the-impact-of-changes-to-the-local-housing-allowance-system

Beatty, C., Cole, I., Powell, R., Kemp, P., Brewer, M., Browne, J., ... Joyce, R. (2014). The impact of recent reforms to Local Housing Allowances: Summary of key findings. Department for Work and Pensions. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-recent-reforms-to-local-housing-allowances-summary-of-key-findings

Kemp, P., Cole, I., Beatty, C., & Foden, M. (2014). The impact of changes to the Local Housing Allowance in the private rented sector. Department for Work and Pensions. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-changes-to-the-local-housing-allowance-in-the-private-rented-sector

Sanderson, E., Cole, I., Beatty, C., & Powell, R. (2014). Monitoring the impact of recent measures affecting housing benefit and local housing allowances in the private rented sector: the response of landlords. Department for Work and Pensions. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/monitoring-the-impact-of-recent-measures-affecting-housing-benefit-and-local-housing-allowances

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Gore, T. (2014). Seaside towns in the age of austerity: recent trends in employment in seaside tourism in England and Wales. Sheffield: Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/seaside-towns-in-the-age-of-austerity

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2014). The local impact of welfare reform : a report for the Scottish Parliament. Scottish Parliament. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-local-impact-of-welfare-reform

Beatty, C., Cole, I., Green, S., Kemp, P., Powell, R., & Sanderson, E. (2014). Monitoring the impact of recent measures affecting Housing Benefit and Local Housing Allowances in the private rented sector in Northern Ireland: Final Report. Sheffield: Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/monitoring-the-impact-of-recent-measures-affecting-housing-benefit-and-local-housing-allowances

Beatty, C., Gore, T., Powell, R., & Sanderson, E. (2013). The impact of welfare reform in Hampshire. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-welfare-reform-in-hampshire

Beatty, C., Gore, A., Powell, R., & Sanderson, E. (2013). The impact of welfare reform in Hampshire: executive summary. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. http://www.shu.ac.uk/research/cresr/sites/shu.ac.uk/files/impacts-welfare-reform-hampshire-exec.pdf

Beatty, C., Duncan, K., Fothergill, S., & Mclean, S. (2013). The role of health interventions in reducing incapacity claimant numbers. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University: Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-role-of-health-interventions-in-reducing-incapacity-claimant-numbers

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2013). The impact of welfare reform on Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-welfare-reform-on-northern-ireland

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2013). Hitting the poorest places hardest : the local and regional impact of welfare reform. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/cresr.2017.6378897426

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2013). The impact of welfare reform on Scotland. Scottish Parliament. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-welfare-reform-on-scotland

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Gore, T. (2012). The real level of unemployment 2012. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-real-level-of-unemployment-2012

Beatty, C., Cole, I., Kemp, P., Marshall, B., Powell, R., & Wilson, I. (2012). Monitoring the impact of changes to the Local Housing Allowance system of housing benefit: Summary of early findings. Department for Work and Pensions. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/monitoring-the-impact-of-changes-to-the-local-housing-allowance-system-of-housing-benefit

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2011). Incapacity Benefit Reform - the local, regional and national impact. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/incapacity-benefit-reform---the-local-regional-and-national-impact

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Powell, R. (2011). The Caravan Communities of the Lincolnshire Coast. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-caravan-communities-of-the-lincolnshire-coast

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2011). Tackling worklessness in Wales. Industrial Communities Alliance (Wales). https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/tackling-worklessness-in-wales

Beatty, C., Gore, T., & Powell, R. (2011). The Impact of Welfare Reform and Public Sector Spending Reductions on Low Income Households in Hampshire. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-welfare-reform-and-public-sector

Beatty, C., Gore, A., & Powell, R. (2011). The Impact of Welfare Reform and Public Sector Spending Reductions on Low Income Households in Hampshire: Summary and Key Findings. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-impact-of-welfare-reform-and-public-sector-summary-and-key-findings

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Wilson, I. (2011). England’s Smaller Seaside Towns: A benchmarking study. Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/englands-smaller-seaside-towns-a-benchmarking-study

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2011). Technical report: NDC national evaluationphase 2. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/ndc-technical-report

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Gore, T. (2011). Tackling worklessness in Britain’s weaker local economies. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/tackling-worklessness-in-britains-weaker-local-economies

Pearson, S., Lawless, P., Beatty, C., Batty, E., Foden, M., & Wilson, I. (2010). New Deal for Communities Evaluation Final Report, Volumes 1 to 7. Communities and Local Government.

Beatty, C., Gore, T., & Powell, R. (2010). Participation of Women in the Labour Market in Leicester. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/participation-of-women-in-the-labour-market-in-leicester

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Gore, A., & Wilson, I. (2010). The Seaside Tourist Industry in England and Wales. Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-seaside-tourist-industry-in-england-and-wales

Beatty, C., Brennan, A., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Tyler, P., Warnock, C., & Wilson, I. (2010). The New Deal for Communities Programme - Assessing impact and value for money: The New Deal for Communities National Evaluation - final report – volume 6. Communities and Local Government. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-new-deal-for-communities-programme-volume-six---assessing-impact-and-value-for-money

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., & Wilson, I. (2010). Exploring and explaining change in regenerationschemes: evidence from the New Deal forCommunities Programme - The New Deal for Communities National Evaluation: Final report – Volume 5. Communities and Local Government Publications. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-new-deal-for-communities-programme-volume-five---exploring-and-explaining-change-in-regeneration

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2010). Involving local people in regeneration: Evidence from the New Deal for Communities programme - The New Deal for Communities national evaluation: Final report – Volume 2. Communities and Local Government. http://www4.shu.ac.uk/research/cresr/sites/shu.ac.uk/files/ndc-evidence-ndc-programme-vol2.pdf

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2010). Making deprived areas better places to live: Evidence from the New Deal for Communities programme -The New Deal for Communities national evaluation: Final report – Volume 3. Communities and Local Government. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-new-deal-for-communities-programme-volume-three---making-deprived-areas-better-places-to-live

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2010). Improving outcomes for people in deprived neighbourhoods: Evidence from the New Deal for Communities programme - The New Deal for Communities national evaluation: Final report – Volume 4. Communities and Local Government. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-new-deal-for-communities-programme-volume-four---improving-outcomes-for-people-in-deprived

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2010). The New Deal for Communities experience: A final assessment - The New Deal for Communities evaluation: Final report – Volume 7 executive summary. Communities and Local Government. http://www4.shu.ac.uk/research/cresr/sites/shu.ac.uk/files/ndc-a-final-assessment-vol7-exec-summary.pdf

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2010). The New Deal for Communities experience: a final assessment - The New Deal for Communities evaluation: Final report – Volume 7. Communities and Local Government. http://www4.shu.ac.uk/research/cresr/sites/shu.ac.uk/files/ndc-a-final-assessment-vol7.pdf

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2010). The new deal for communities experience: a final assessment - executive summary. Communities and Local Government. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-new-deal-for-communities-experience-a-final-assessment---executive-summary

Batty, E., Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Wilson, I., & Pearson, S. (2010). The new deal for communities experience: a final assessment. Communities and Local Government. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-new-deal-for-communities-experience-a-final-assessment

Pearson, S., Beatty, C., Lawless, P., & Wilson, I. (2009). Residential Mobility and Outcome Change in Deprived areas: Evidence from the New Deal for Communities Programme. Communities and Local Government.

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Wilson, I. (2009). Seaside Towns in Wales: A 'benchmarking' Study. Sheffield Hallam University. http://www.shu.ac.uk/research/cresr/sites/shu.ac.uk/files/seaside-towns-wales.pdf

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., & Wilson, I. (2009). An overview of cross-sectional change data 2002-2008: evidence from the New Deal for Communities Programme. Communities and Local Government (CLG). https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/an-overview-of-cross-sectional-change-data-2002-2008

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Grimsley, M., Lawless, P., & Wilson, I. (2009). Four years of change? Understanding theexperiences of the 2002–2006 New Dealfor Communities Panel: evidence from the New Deal for Communities Programme main report. Communities and Local Government Publications. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/four-years-of-change-understanding-the-experiences-of-the-2002-2006

Beatty, C., Crisp, R., Foden, M., Lawless, P., & Wilson, I. (2009). Understanding and tackling worklessness volume 2: neighbourhood level problems, interventions, and outcomes: evidence from the New Deal for Communities Programme. Communities and Local Government Publications. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/understanding-and-tackling-worklessness-volume-2

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Wilson, I., Lawless, P., & Crisp, R. (2009). Understanding and tackling worklessness: lessons and policy implications: evidence from the New Deal for Communities Programme. Communities and Local Government Publications. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/understanding-and-tackling-worklessness-lessons-and-policy-implications

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Lawless, P., Pearson, S., & Wilson, I. (2009). Transformational change? A synthesis of new evidence 2008-09: evidence from the New Deal for Communities Programme. Communities and Local Government Publications. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/transformational-change-a-synthesis-of-new-evidence-2008-09

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Platts-Fowler, D. (2009). DLA claimants – a new assessment: The characteristics and aspirations of the Incapacity Benefit claimants who receive. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/dla-claimants-a-new-assessment

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Wilson, I. (2008). England’s Seaside Towns: A ‘benchmarking’ study. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/englands-seaside-towns-a-benchmarking-study

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., & Platts-Fowler, D. (2008). Incapacity claimants in the East Midlands. The Learning and Skills Council. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/incapacity-claimants-in-the-east-midlands

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Houston, D., Powell, R., & Sissons, P. (2008). Women on incapacity benefits: new survey evidence. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/women-on-incapacity-benefits

Beatty, C., Foden, M., Wilson, I., & Lawless, P. (2008). New Deal for Communities: a synthesis of new programme wide evidence 2006-07: NDC national evaluation phase 2 research report 39. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/new-deal-for-communities-a-synthesis-of-new-programme-wide-evidence-2006-07

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Gore, T., & Powell, R. (2007). Barrow's incapacity claimants : A study commissioned by Furness Enterprise to support the Routes to Work initiative. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/barrows-incapacity-claimants

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Gore, T., & Powell, R. (2007). The Real Level of Unemployment 2007. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-real-level-of-unemployment-2007

Pearson, S., Lawless, P., Batty, E., Beatty, C., Foden, M., & Wilson, I. (2005). New Deal for Communities 2001-2005: An Interim Evaluation, NRU Research Report 17. Neighbourhood Renewal Unit.

Wilson, I., Beatty, C., Cole, I., Grimsley, M., & Hickman, P. (2005). Housing and the Physical Environment: Will residents stay and reap the benefits? Neighbourhood Renewal Unit/Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. https://extra.shu.ac.uk/ndc/downloads/reports/Housing_will%20residents%20stay&reap%20the%20benefits.pdf

Wilson, I., Beatty, C., Grimsley, M., Lawless, P., & Manning, J. (2005). Fear of crime in NDC areas: how do perceptions relate to reality? Neighbourhood Renewal Unit/Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. https://extra.shu.ac.uk/ndc/downloads/reports/Fear%20of%20crime_perceptions%20relate%20to%20reality.pdf

Wilson, I., Beatty, C., Dibben, C., Goyder, L., Grimsley, M., & Manning, J. (2005). Health of NDC Residents: Who has the most togain? Neighbourhood Renewal Unit/Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. https://extra.shu.ac.uk/ndc/downloads/reports/Health_who%20has%20the%20most%20to%20gain.pdf

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2004). Hidden unemployment and its relevance to labour market policy in the East Midlands. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/hidden-unemployment-and-its-relevance-to-labour-market-policy-in-the-east-midlands

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (2003). The Seaside Economy: The final report of the seaside towns research project. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-seaside-economy-the-final-report-of-the-seaside-towns-research-project

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Gore, T., & Green, A. (2002). Hidden Unemployment in the East Midlands. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/hidden-unemployment-in-the-east-midlands

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (1999). Labour Market Detachment Among Older Men. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/labour-market-detachment-among-older-men

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (1999). Incapacity Benefit and Unemployment. Sheffield Hallam University - Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/incapacity-benefit-and-unemployment

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (1999). The Detached Male Workforce. Sheffield Hallam University - Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-detached-male-workforce

Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Gore, T., & Herrington, A. (1997). The Real Level of Unemployment. Sheffield Hallam University - Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. https://www.shu.ac.uk/centre-regional-economic-social-research/publications/the-real-level-of-unemployment

Beatty, C., & Fothergill, S. (n.d.). The Uneven Impact of Welfare Reform: The financial losses to places and people. Oxfam GB, Sheffield Hallam University Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Joseph Rowntree Foundation. http://doi.org/10.21201/2016.604630

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