Andrew Chadwick

Research Associate - OISD: IAG

Teaching interests and consultancy expertise

Assessment and analysis of local economies; local economy baseline studies; socio-economic data sources and analysis; socio-economic impacts of major development projects, especially in the energy sector.

Examples of recent projects

  • Socio-economic impacts of potential new nuclear build projects (for British Energy)
  • Evaluation of employment growth potential in the Southern Oxfordshire Quadrant area (with SQW Consulting, for the Southern Oxfordshire Quadrant Partnership)
  • Path dependence and innovation in British city regions (funded by NESTA, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts)
  • Evidence review for Sustainable Communities strategy briefing paper on the Oxfordshire economy (for Oxfordshire County Council)
  • Economic impact assessment for the proposed Tom-nan-Clach wind farm, Highland, Scotland (for Infinergy Ltd)
  • Economic ecology of small businesses in Oxfordshire (for the Federation of Small Businesses)
  • Briefing paper on Oxfordshire’s rural economy (for Oxfordshire County Council)
  • Economic assessment of the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (for the CCWWD AONB Partnership)
  • The economic competitveness of English cities (part of the State of the Cities project, for ODPM)