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Strathprints makes available Open Access scholarly outputs by English Studies at Strathclyde. Particular research specialisms include literary linguistics, the study of literary texts using techniques drawn from linguistics and cognitive science.

The team also demonstrates research expertise in Renaissance studies, researching Renaissance literature, the history of ideas and language and cultural history. English hosts the Centre for Literature, Culture & Place which explores literature and its relationships with geography, space, landscape, travel, architecture, and the environment.

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Article

Arshed, Norin and Carter, Sara and Mason, Colin (2015) The ineffectiveness of entrepreneurship policy : is policy formulation to blame? Small Business Economics, 43 (3). pp. 639-659. ISSN 0921-898X

Mason, Colin and Brown, Ross (2013) Creating good public policy to support high-growth firms. Small Business Economics, 40 (2). pp. 211-225.

Mason, Colin and Pierrakis, Yannis (2013) Venture capital, the regions and public policy : The United Kingdom since the post-2000 technology crash. Regional Studies. ISSN 0034-3404

Brown, Ross and Hart, Mark and Mason, Colin and Richmond, Kenny (2012) The growth dynamics of technology-based firms in Scotland. Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, 36 (1). pp. 56-65. ISSN 2046-5378

Freel, M. and Carter, S.L. and Tagg, Stephen and Mason, Colin (2012) The latent demand for bank debt : characterizing 'discouraged borrowers'. Small Business Economics, 38 (4). pp. 399-418.

Mason, Colin M. and Carter, Sara and Tagg, Stephen (2011) Invisible businesses : the characteristics of home-based businesses in the United Kingdom. Regional Studies, 45 (5). pp. 625-639. ISSN 0034-3404

Brown, Ross and Mason, Colin (2010) The anatomy of high growth firms in Scotland. Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, 34 (2). pp. 67-76. ISSN 2046-5378

Mason, C.M. and Kwok, Jennifer (2010) Investment readiness programmes and access to finance: a critical review of design issues. Local Economy, 25 (4). pp. 269-292.

Mason, Colin (2010) Entrepreneurial finance in a regional economy. Venture Capital, 12 (3). pp. 167-172. ISSN 1369-1066

Mason, Colin and Harrison, R.T. (2010) Annual Report on the Business Angel Market in the United Kingdom: 2008/09. Department for Business Innovation and Skills 2010.

Harrison, Richard T. and Mason, C.M. and Robson, Paul J.A. (2010) Determinants of long-distance investing by business angels in the UK. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 22 (2). pp. 113-137. ISSN 0898-5626

Mason, C.M. (2009) Public policy support for the informal venture capital market in Europe a critical review. International Small Business Journal, 27 (5). pp. 536-556. ISSN 0266-2426

Mason, Colin (2009) Venture capital in crisis? Venture Capital, 11 (4). pp. 279-285. ISSN 1369-1066

Findlay, Allan and Mason, Colin and Houston, Donald and McCollum, David and Harrison, Richard (2009) Escalators, elevators and travelators : the occupational mobility of migrants to South-East England. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 35 (6). pp. 861-879. ISSN 1369-183X

Carter, S.L. and Mason, C.M. and Tagg, S.K. (2009) Perceptions and experience of employment regulation in UK small firms. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 27 (2). pp. 263-278. ISSN 1472-3425

Mason, C.M. (2009) Policy as a focus for small business research introduction. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 27 (2). pp. 191-194. ISSN 1472-3425

Mason, C.M. and Cox, Juliet (2009) Franchise Network Restructuring: Pressures, Constraints and Mechanisms. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 21 (50). pp. 503-527.

Houston, D. and Findlay, A. and Harrison, R. and Mason, Colin (2008) Will attracting the 'creative class' boost economic growth in old industrial regions: a case study of Scotland? Geografiska Annaler. Series B, Human Geography, 90 (2). pp. 133-149.

Findlay, Allan and Mason, Colin and Harrison, R. and Houston, Donald and McCollum, David (2008) Getting off the escalator? a study of Scots out-migration from a global city region. Environment and Planning A, 40 (9). pp. 2169-2185. ISSN 0308-518X

Mason, Colin and Harrison, R.T. (2008) Measuring business angel investment activity in the United Kingdom: a review of potential data sources. Venture Capital, 10. pp. 309-330. ISSN 1369-1066

Ismail, K. and Cooper, S.Y. and Omar, W.Z.W and Majid, I.A. and Mason, Colin (2008) The actors involved and the decision-making process used in the exploitation of university patents. International Journal of Business and Information, 3 (2). pp. 165-192.

Harrison, R.T. and Mason, C.M. (2007) Does gender matter? women business angels and the supply of entrepreneurial finance. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 31 (3). pp. 445-472. ISSN 1042-2587

Mason, Colin and Cox, Juliet (2007) Standardisation versus adaption: Geographical Pressures To Deviate From Franchise Formats. Services Industries Journal, 27 (8). pp. 1053-1072. ISSN 0264-2069

Mason, C.M. and Harrison, R.T. (2006) After the exit: acquisitions, entrepreneurial recycling and regional economic development. Regional Studies, 40. pp. 55-73. ISSN 0034-3404

Mason, C.M. and Carter, S.L. and Tagg, S.K. (2006) The effect of the national minimum wage on the UK small business sector: a geographical analysis. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 24 (1). pp. 99-116. ISSN 1472-3425

Mason, C.M. and Harrison, R.T. (2005) Fired up by the dragons. CA Magazine, March (16). ISSN 1352-9021

Harrison, R.T. and Cooper, S.Y. and Mason, C.M. (2004) Entrepreneurial activity and the dynamics of technology-based cluster development: the case of Ottawa. Urban Studies, 41 (5-6). pp. 1045-1070. ISSN 0042-0980

Mason, C.M. and Harrison, R.T. (2004) Does investing in technology-based firms involve higher risk? An exploratory study of the performance of technology and non-technology investments by business angels. Venture Capital, 6 (4). pp. 313-332. ISSN 1369-1066

Mason, C.M. and Harrison, R.T. (2004) Financial bootstrapping and venture development in the software industry. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 16 (2). pp. 307-333. ISSN 0898-5626

Mason, Colin and Harrison, Richard T. (2004) Improving access to early stage venture capital in regional economies: A new approach to investment readiness. Local Economy, 19. pp. 159-173.

Mason, C.M. and Stark, J.M. (2004) What do investors look for in a business plan? A comparison of investment criteria of bankers, venture capitalists and business angels. International Small Business Journal, 22. pp. 227-248. ISSN 0266-2426

Mason, C.M. and Harrison, R. (2003) Closing the regional equity gap? A critique of the Department of Trade and Industry's regional venture capital funds initiative. Regional Studies, 37 (8). pp. 855-868. ISSN 0034-3404

Durie, S. and Jerabek, K. and Mason, C. and Sherrington, D.C. (2002) One-pot synthesis of branched poly(styrene-divinylbenzene) suspension polymerized resins. Macromolecules, 35 (26). pp. 9665-9672. ISSN 0024-9297

Mason, Colin and Harrison, Richard T. (2002) Auditioning for money: What do technology investors look for at the initial screening stage? Journal of Private Equity. pp. 1-27.

Mason, C.M. and Harrison, R.T. (2002) Barriers to investment in the informal venture capital sector. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 14 (3). pp. 271-287. ISSN 0898-5626

Mason, C.M. (2002) Is it worth it? The rates of return from informal venture capital investments. Journal of Business Venturing, 17 (3). pp. 211-236. ISSN 0883-9026

Mason, C.M. and Harrison, R. (2002) The geography of venture capital investments in the UK. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 27 (4). pp. 427-451. ISSN 0020-2754

Book Section

Mason, Colin M (2011) Business angels. In: World Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship. Elgar original reference . Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 1-16. ISBN 9781845424794

Mason, Colin and Tagg, Stephen and Carter, Sara (2011) Does Education matter? : The characteristics and performances of businesses started by recent university graduates. In: Entrepreneurship Research in Europe. European Research in Entrepreneurship . Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, pp. 13-33. ISBN 978-0-85793-174-0

Mason, Colin (2010) Business models and competitive advantage. In: The IoD Growing Business Handbook. Kogan Page for Institute of Directors. (Unpublished)

Smith, Donald J. and Harrison, R.T. and Mason, Colin (2010) Experience, heuristics and learning : the angel investment process. In: Frontiers of entrepreneurship research. Babson College, Babson Park, MA.

Mason, Colin (2010) The characteristics and performance of businesses started by recent university graduates. In: Entrepreneurship Research in Europe: Evolving Concepts and Processes. Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. (Unpublished)

Mason, Colin and Carter, Sara and Tagg, Stephen (2009) The Entrepreneur in 'Risk Society': The Personal Consequences of Business Failure. In: Entrepreneurship and growth in local, regional and national economies: frontiers in european entrepreneurship research. Edward Elgar, pp. 184-204.

Mason, Colin (2009) Venture Capital. In: International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier Science, pp. 131-137.

Mason, Colin and Carter, Sara and Tagg, Stephen (2008) Business begins at home. In: Can homeworking save the planet? How homes can become workspace in a low carbon economy. The Smith Institute, London.

Mason, Colin (2008) Entrepreneurial Dynamics and the origin and growth of high-tech clusters. In: Handbook of Research on Cluster Theory (Handbooks of Research on Clusters Series). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, pp. 33-53. ISBN 1845425162

Mason, Colin (2007) Venture capital: a geographical perspective. In: Handbook of Research on Venture Capital. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, pp. 86-112. ISBN 1845423127

Mason, Colin (2006) Informal sources of venture finance. In: The Life Cycle of Entrepreneurial Ventures (International Handbook Series on Entrepreneurship). Springer, pp. 259-299. ISBN 038732156X

Mason, Colin (2006) Venture Capital and the Small Firm. In: Enterprise and Small Business: Principles, Practice and Policy 2nd Edition. Financial Times/ Prentice Hall, pp. 357-384. ISBN 027370267X

Mason, Colin (2006) The informal venture capital market in the United Kingdom: adding the time dimension. In: Venture Capital and the Changing world of Entrepreneurship (Research in Entrepreneurship and Management). Information Age Publishing, pp. 137-171. ISBN 1593114346

Mason, Colin M (2005) Business angel investing. In: The Handbook of Personal Wealth Management. Kogan Page, pp. 169-175. ISBN 0749455462

Mason, C.M. (2004) Private equity and venture capital in the UK. In: Investors' Guide to the United Kingdom. Kogan Page, pp. 86-106. ISBN 0749442247

Mason, Colin and Cooper, Sara and Harrison, Richard T. (2002) The role of venture capital in the development of high technology clusters : the case of Ottawa. In: New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millennium, Volume II. New Technology Based Firms in the New Millennium . Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 261-278. ISBN 9780080441337

Conference or Workshop Item

Mason, Colin and Smith, Donald J. and Harrison, R.T. (2010) Experience, heuristics and learning: the angel investment process. In: Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2010, 1900-01-01, Babson College. (In Press)

Book

Zahra, S. and Brush, C. and Davidsson, P. and Fiet, J. and Greene, P. and Harrison, R.T. and Lerner, M. and Mason, C.M. and Meyer, J.D. and Sohl, J. and Zacharakis, A. (2004) Frontiers of entrepreneurship research 2004: Proceedings of the 24th annual entrepreunership research conference. Babson College. ISBN 0910897255

Report

Mason, Colin and Jones, Lynton and Wells, Stephen (2010) The City's role in providing for the public equity financing needs of UK SMEs. [Report]

Mason, Colin (2010) Angel investment decision making as a learning process. [Report]

Anyadike-Danes, Michael and Bonner, Karen and Hart, Mark and Mason, Colin (2009) Measuring business growth : high growth firms and their contribution to employment in the UK. [Report]

Carter, S.L. and Tagg, S.K. and Mason, C.M. (2004) Lifting the Barriers to Growth in UK Small Businesses. [Report]

Tagg, Stephen and Mason, Colin and Carter, Sara (2004) Lifting the barriers to growth in UK small businesses: 2004 biennial survey of FSB membership. [Report]

Review

Mason, C.M. (2008) The oxford handbook of entrepreneurship. [Review]

Mason, C.M. (2006) The economics and management of small business: an international perspective. [Review]

Mason, C.M. (2005) Handbook of entrepreneurship research: an interdisciplinary survey and introduction. [Review]

Monograph

Mason, Colin and Brown, Ross (2010) High Growth Firms in Scotland. Case study. Scottish Enterprise. (Unpublished)

Nightengale, P. and Mason, Colin and Cowling, P. and Murray, G. and Danreuther, C. (2009) From Funding Gaps to Thin Markets: Designing Hybrid VC Schemes in the 21st Century. Discussion paper. NESTA, London.

Levie, J.D. and Mason, Colin (2009) Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Scotland: 2007/08 Executive Report. Case study. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.

Pierrakis, Yannis and Mason, Colin (2008) Shifting sands: the changing nature of the early stage venture capital market in the UK. Discussion paper. NESTA, London.

Rogerson, R.J. and Boyle, M. and Mason, C.M. (2006) Progress report on the fresh talent initiative : DHS test subtitle, remove this once testing is finished. Working paper. Scottish Executive, Edinburgh.

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