Academic Papers

Ayres, S. (2014). Place-based leadership: reflections on scale, agency and theory. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 1(1), 21–24.

Beer, A., Ayres, S., Clower, T., Faller, F., Sancino, A., & Sotarauta, M. (2019). Place leadership and regional economic development: a framework for cross-regional analysis. Regional Studies, 53(2), 171–182.

Beer, A., & Clower, T. (2014). Mobilizing leadership in cities and regions. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 1(1), 5–20.

Bentley, G., Pugalis, L., & Shutt, J. (2017). Leadership and systems of governance: the constraints on the scope for leadership of place-based development in sub-national territories. Regional Studies, 51(2), 194–209.

Bowden, A., & Liddle, J. (2018). Evolving public sector roles in the leadership of place-based partnerships: from controlling to influencing policy? Regional Studies, 52(1), 145–155.

Brooks, C., Vorley, T., & Williams, N. (2016). The role of civic leadership in fostering economic resilience in City Regions. Policy Studies, 37(1), 1–16.

Budd, L., & Sancino, A. (2016). A Framework for city leadership in multilevel governance settings: the comparative contexts of Italy and the UK. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 3(1), 129–145.

Budd, L., & Sancino, A. (2016). Sport as a System of City Leadership: Comparing the Case of Milton Keynes (UK) and Brescia (Italy). Regions Magazine, 302(1), 19–21.

Budd, L., Sancino, A., Pagani, M., Kristmundsson, Ó., Roncevic, B., & Steiner, M. (2017). Sport as a complex adaptive system for place leadership: comparing five European cities with different administrative and socio-cultural traditions. Local Economy, 32(4), 316–335.

Collinge, C., & Gibney, J. (2010). Connecting place, policy and leadership. Policy Studies, 31(4), 379–391.

Collinge, C., Gibney, J., & Mabey, C. (2010). Leadership and place. Policy Studies, 31(4), 367–378.

Grint, K. (2010). Placing leadership. Policy Studies, 31(4), 365–366. Retrieved from

Hambleton, R. (2015). Power, place and the New Civic Leadership. Local Economy, 30(2), 167–172.

Hambleton, R. (2015). Beyond resilience: The role of leadership in progressive planning. Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP), (13-16 July 2015), 13–16. Retrieved from

Hambleton, R. (2015). Place-based collaboration: Leadership for a changing world. Administration, 63(3), 5–25.

Hambleton, R., & Howard, J. (2013). Place-Based Leadership and Public Service Innovation. Local Government Studies, 39(1), 47–70.

Horlings, L. G., Roep, D., & Wellbrock, W. (2018). The role of leadership in place-based development and building institutional arrangements. Local Economy, 0(0), 1–24.

Liddle, J. (2010). Twenty-first-century public leadership within complex governance systems: some reflections. Policy & Politics, 38(4), 657–663.

Liddle, J., Gibney, J., Sotarauta, M., & Beer, A. (2016). Exploring Varieties of Leadership in Urban and Regional Development. Regions Magazine, 302(1), 12–13.

Mabey, C., & Freeman, T. (2010). Reflections on leadership and place. Policy Studies, 31(4), 505–522. Retrieved from

Nicholds, A., Gibney, J., Mabey, C., & Hart, D. (2017). Making sense of variety in place leadership: the case of England’s smart cities. Regional Studies, 51(2), 249–259.

Shutt, J., & Liddle, J. (2019). Combined Authorities in England. Moving beyond devolution: Developing strategic local government for a more sustainable future? Local Economy, 34(2), 91–93.

Sotarauta, M. (2016). Place Leadership Reaching Beyond Happy Families and the Spectacle of Authority. Regions Magazine, 302(1), 14–15.

Sotarauta, M. (2016). Place leadership, governance and power. Administration, 64(3/4), 45–58.

Sotarauta, M., & Beer, A. (2017). Governance, agency and place leadership: lessons from a cross-national analysis. Regional Studies, 51(2), 210–223.

Sotarauta, M., Beer, A., & Gibney, J. (2017). Making sense of leadership in urban and regional development. Regional Studies, 51(2), 187–193.

Worrall, R., & Kjaerulf, F. (2018). Building collaborative capability between law enforcement and civil society leaders to prevent urban violence. International Journal of Public Health, 63(8), 969–976.

Worrall, R., & O’Leary, F. (2019). Towards greater collective impact: Developing the collaborative capability of the local community development committees (LCDCs). Administration, 67(1), 73–83.