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Biography

 

Ignazio Cabras is the Head of the Accounting and Financial Management Department and Faculty Director for International Research Partnerships.

Before joining NBS, Ignazio worked at the universities of York, Edinburgh Napier, and Central Lancashire. His research interests are focused on economics and environment, with particular emphasis on regional growth and development, public sector management, employment issues, urban-rural dynamics, sustainability, community cohesion and social capital, industry and innovation, knowledge economies and ICT.

Ignazio's publication record includes more than 60 published works comprising journal articles, books and book chapters, and research reports. He peer-reviews articles for British and international scientific journals on regular basis, and seats in the Editorial Advisory Board of several academic journals.

Ignazio is Vice-President of the Beeronomics Society and a big supporter of Cagliari, the Sardinian football team which plays in the Italian Serie A (dai Casteddu!)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

Cabras, I., Sohns, F., Canduela, J. & Toms, S. (2020) Public houses and house prices in Great Britain: a panel analysis. European Planning Studies 29(1): 163-180

Cabras, I., Lorusso, M. & Waehning, N. (2020), Measuring the economic contribution of beer festivals on local economies: The case of York, United Kingdom. International Journal of Tourism Research 22(6): 739-750

Weber G., Cabras I. and Frahm G. (2019) ‘De-privatisation and remunicipalisation of urban services through the pendulum swing’. Journal of Cleaner Production, 236 - jclepro.2019.07.030

Cabras I. and Lau C. (2019) ‘The availability of local services and its impact on community cohesion in rural areas’, Local Economy 34(3): 248-270

Weber G., Cabras I., Calaf-Forn M., Puig-Ventosa I. and D'Alisa, G. (2019) ‘Promoting Waste Degrowth and Environmental Justice at a Local Level’, Ecological Economics 156(2): 306-317

Weber G.; Calaif M.; Puig I.; Cabras I. and D'Alisa, G. (2018) ‘The role of environmental organisations on urban transformation: The case of waste management in Esporles (Mallorca)’. Journal of Cleaner Production 195(5):1496-1597

Cabras I. and Mount M. (2017): ‘How third place foster and shape community cohesion, economic development and social capital: the case of pubs in rural Ireland’. Journal of Rural Studies 55(5)

Cabras I. and Mount M. (2017): ‘Assessing the impact of pubs on community cohesion and wellbeing in the English countryside: a longitudinal study’. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management 29(1): 55-79

Nucciarelli A., Li F., Goumagias N., Fernandes F., Cabras I., Cowling P., Devlin S., Kudenko D. (2017): ‘From value chains to technological platforms: The effects of crowdfunding in the digital game industry’. Journal of Business Research 78: 341-352

Cabras I., Goumagias N., Fernandes F., Nucciarelli A., Li F., Cowling P., Devlin S., Kudenko D. (2016): ‘Exploring survival rates of companies in the UK video-games industry: an empirical study’. Technological Forecasting and Social Change; 117(10): 305-314

 

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY REPORTS

Cabras I. (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020) ‘British Beer: A report on the Annual Survey of the Society of Independent Brewers’. Commissioned and published by SIBA.

Cabras, I.; Shaw K.; Peck F.; Mulvey G.; Danson, M. (2018) ‘The implications of Brexit for economic development and devolved governance in the North of England’. Report for the ESRC UK in a Changing Europe.

UNESCO (2016) ‘Wider Value of the UNESCO for the UK 2014-15’. Paris: UNESCO (Author Contribution)

Cabras I. and Mount M. (2015) ‘The importance of pubs in shaping community cohesion and socio-economic activities in rural areas of England’. Report for the British Academy.

 

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Hoerber, T.; Weber, G.; and Cabras, I. (2021) Handbook of European Intergrations. London: Routledge (forthcoming)

Cabras, I. and Ellison, K. (2018) ‘Craft Beer and Beer Festivals: Exploring the potential for local economies and gastro-tourism in the UK’, in Bellini N.; Clergeu, C. and Etcheverria O. (Eds.): Gastronomy and Local Development: The Quality of Producst, Places and experiences. London: Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-138-731998

Cabras I. (2017) ‘Beer on! Beer on! the Evolution of Micro- and Craft Brewing in the UK’, in Garavaglia C. and Swinnen J. (Eds.): Economic Perspectives on Craft Beer: A Revolution in the Global Beer Industry. London: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-3-319-58234-4

Cabras I. (2017) ‘A Pint of Success: How Beer Is Revitalizing Cities and Local Economies in the United Kingdom’, in Chapman N., Lellock J. S., and Lippard D. (Eds.): Untapped: Exploring the Cultural Dimensions of Craft Beer. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press. ISBN: 978-1-943665-68-6

Cabras I., Higgins D. and Preece D. (2016) Beer, Brewing and Pubs: a Global Perspective. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-1-137-466181

Cabras I. and Higgins D. (2016) The History of the Beer and Brewing Industry. London: Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-138-666993

Cabras I (2014) 'The Case of Rural Co-operatives and their Potential for Local Communities in the UK', in Bosworth G. and Somerville P. (Eds.): Interpreting Rurality: Multidisciplinary Approaches. London: Routledge. ISBN: 987-1-134-090518

 

CURRENT PGR (PhD/DBA) SUPERVISIONS

Fiona Bannert; PhD 2019. Northumbria University [as Principal Supervisor] 

Gbemisola OGBOLU; PhD 2017. Northumbria University [as Principal Supervisor]   

Gosia Slusarczyk PhD. 2016. Northumbria University [as Second Supervisor] 

 

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD

1 Sep 200431 Dec 2099

Award Date: 8 Apr 2008

Economics, MSc, University of York

Award Date: 8 Jul 2004

Economics, BSc (Hons), University of Cagliari

Award Date: 26 Nov 2002

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