Selected publications

Journal Articles

Book Chapters


Other publications

Working Briefs

  • Ferreira, J. (2015) The Higher Education Landscape in CWLEP: Graduates and Destinations.
  • Ferreira, J. (2015) Economic Growth and Devolution: Considerations for CWLEP.
  • Ferreira, J. (2015) Delivering growth: where next for LEPs?
  • Ferreira, J. (2015) Cities Outlook 2015: Coventry and Birmingham.
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Developing Resilient Local Economies: A new report from IPPR
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Reshoring Manufacturing and the economic opportunity.
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Good Growth Through Cities
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Exploring GVA in Coventry and Warwickshire LEP.
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Owning the Future.
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) The Future of Local Enterprise Partnerships: The Small Business Perspective.
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) The Economic Contribution of the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP: Exploring GVA.
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) The Place of Coventry and Warwickshire LEP.
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Building Economic Resilience? IPPR publishes report on LEP Strategic Economic Plans 2014.
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Top Companies in Coventry and Warwickshire LEP 2013.
  • Ferreira, J. (2013) ‘Temporary Agency Work in Asia’.
  • Ferreira, J. (2013) ‘The Portuguese Temporary Staffing Market’.
  • Ferreira, J. (2013) ‘Temporary Agency Work in the Mediterranean’.
  • Ferreira, J. (2013) ‘The EU Temporary Agency Workers Directive: Implementation in Europe.’
  • Watts, J. (2012) ‘The Financial Crisis in Europe and Temporary Staffing’.
  • Watts, J. (2011) ‘Developments in Latin America: The Temporary Staffing Industry in Brazil’.
  • Watts, J. (2011) ‘The Italian Temporary Staffing Market’.
  • Watts, J. (2011) ‘China and the Temporary Staffing Industry’.
  • Watts, J. (2011) ‘European Temporary Staffing: The Changing Regulatory Landscape’.
  • Watts, J. (2010) ‘National Temporary Staffing Markets in Europe: Three Case Studies’.
  • Watts, J. (2010) ‘Varieties of Capitalism’.


  • Watts, J. (2013) ‘The Institutional Context of Temporary Staffing: A European cross-national comparative approach’, Doctoral thesis, University of Manchester. Available via eScholar.
  • Watts, J. (2008) ‘Trends of Fertility in the UK: An Analysis’, MA Dissertation. University of Liverpool.

Articles produced at the Royal Geographical Society

  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Smog in China
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Antarctic Glaciers: Pine Island Glacier
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Coastal surges and flooding in the UK: a prompt for more sustainable drainage?
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Ask the Expert: Glaciers
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Ask the Expert: Antarctic Glaciers
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Ask the Expert: ICT and Development
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Disaster in the Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Deep Freeze: The US and the shifting polar vortex

Infographics and Animations

Available to view at:

  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Theories of Development
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) ICTs: A Technological Fix
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Millennium Development Goals 1-4
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Millennium Development Goals 5-8
  • Ferreira, J. (2014) Megacities