WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory include all people who either participated in any of our various events (conferences, seminars, workshops, debates, etc) and/or contributed to one of our publications (books and journals). If you are interested in joining the WASD network directory, please  complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at admin@wasd.org.uk.

Photo of Prof. Ronald W. McQuaid
Location: Stirling, UK


Ronald McQuaid is Professor of Work and Employment at the University of Stirling.  He has a Bachelors degree from Lancaster University, an MSc(Econ) from London School of Economics and a doctorate from Harvard University. He was formerly the Director of the Employment Research Institute. His research interests include employment and employability, the effects of ageing populations on labour markets, entrepreneurship, partnership-working and economic development. He has written over 100 academic papers on these issues. He has carried out research and policy studies for many regional, national and supra-national bodies such as the European Commission, UK, Scottish and Northern Ireland governments, UK Commission for Employment and Skills, the British Council, Asia Development Bank, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and various other agencies and employers. Professor McQuaid is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Fellow of the Higher Education and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce.



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