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Reframing labour market mobility in global finance: Chinese elites in London’s financial district (2018)
Journal Article
Hall, S. (in press). Reframing labour market mobility in global finance: Chinese elites in London’s financial district. Urban Geography, doi:10.1080/02723638.2018.1472442

In this paper, I use the case of elite Chinese financial mobility to London’s financial district to argue that comparatively neglected forms of elite financial migration from beyond the Global North provide important insights into the changing geogra... Read More

Diluting substantive equality: why the UK government doesn't know if its welfare reforms promote equality (2017)
Book
(2017). Diluting substantive equality: why the UK government doesn't know if its welfare reforms promote equality. In A. Kober-Smith, & D. Fee (Eds.), Inequalities in the UK: new discourses, evolutions and actions, 167-184. Bingley: Emerald

The UK Coalition government introduced a raft of welfare reforms between 2010-2015. As part of its response to the financial crisis reforms were designed to cut public expenditure on social security and enhance work incentives. Policy makers are requ... Read More

The Palgrave international handbook on adult and life-long education and learning (2017)
Book
(2017). S. Webb, M. Milana, J. Holford, R. Waller, & P. Jarvis (Eds.), The Palgrave international handbook on adult and life-long education and learning. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-55783-4

This Handbook provides a wide-ranging frame of reference for researching adult and lifelong education and learning. With contributions from scores of established and newer scholars from six continents, the volume covers a diverse range of geopolitica... Read More

Phase-field material point method for brittle fracture (2017)
Journal Article
(2017). Phase-field material point method for brittle fracture. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 112(12), doi:10.1002/nme.5580. ISSN 0029-5981

The Material Point Method for the analysis of deformable bodies is revisited and originally upgraded to simulate crack propagation in brittle media. In this setting, phase field modelling is introduced to resolve the crack path geometry. Following a... Read More

London’s rise as an offshore RMB financial centre: state-finance relations and selective institutional adaptation (2017)
Journal Article
Töpfer, L., & Hall, S. (2018). London’s rise as an offshore RMB financial centre: state-finance relations and selective institutional adaptation. Regional Studies, 52(8), doi:10.1080/00343404.2016.1275538. ISSN 0034-3404

China’s currency, the Renminbi (RMB), is increasingly important in global financial markets, facilitated by the global expansion of offshore RMB centres. This paper examines London’s development as the first Western offshore RMB centre established in... Read More

Rethinking international financial centres through the politics of territory: Renminbi internationalisation in London’s financial district (2017)
Journal Article
Hall, S. (2017). Rethinking international financial centres through the politics of territory: Renminbi internationalisation in London’s financial district. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 44(4), (489-502). doi:10.1111/tran.12172. ISSN 0020-2754

This paper revisits canonical thinking on international financial centres (IFCs) that understands them as being primarily sustained through: market liquidity; economies of competition and cooperation between financial and related professional service... Read More

Regulating the geographies of market making: offshore renminbi markets in London's international financial district (2017)
Journal Article
Hall, S. (in press). Regulating the geographies of market making: offshore renminbi markets in London's international financial district. Economic Geography, ISSN 0013-0095

In this paper, I develop a sympathetic critique of cultural economy approaches to market making, arguing that the spatial imaginations deployed in this work remain comparatively limited. Drawing on the emerging dialogue between cultural economy and h... Read More

Development and design of a high performance traction machine for the FreedomCar 2020 traction machine targets (2016)
Conference Proceeding
(2016). Development and design of a high performance traction machine for the FreedomCar 2020 traction machine targets. In 2016 XXII International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), 1611-1617. doi:10.1109/ICELMACH.2016.7732739

This paper details the design process of a high performance electrical machine with the objective of achieving US Department of Energy FreedomCar 2020 targets, namely meeting the high speed efficiency requirement without sacrificing performance elsew... Read More

Free movement and special non-contributory benefits for disabled people: between the devil and the deep blue sea (2016)
Journal Article
(2016). Free movement and special non-contributory benefits for disabled people: between the devil and the deep blue sea. ERA-Forum, 17(2), doi:10.1007/s12027-016-0434-3. ISSN 1612-3093

Special non-contributory benefits (SNCBs) include benefits intended solely for the specific protection of disabled people. SNCBs are not exportable under EU law. This paper asks whether SNCBs discriminate against disabled people exercising their righ... Read More

Experimental investigations of polymer hollow fibre heat exchangers for building heat recovery application (2016)
Journal Article
(2016). Experimental investigations of polymer hollow fibre heat exchangers for building heat recovery application. Energy and Buildings, 125, (99-108). doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.04.083. ISSN 0378-7788

Due to low cost, light weight and corrosion resistant features, polymer heat exchangers have been extensively studied by researchers with the aim to replace metallic heat exchangers in a wide range of applications. Although the thermal conductivity o... Read More

Recent research developments in polymer heat exchangers: a review (2016)
Journal Article
(2016). Recent research developments in polymer heat exchangers: a review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 60, (1367-1386). doi:10.1016/j.rser.2016.03.024. ISSN 1364-0321

Due to their low cost, light weight and corrosive resistant features, polymer heat exchangers have been intensively studied by researchers with the aim to replace metallic heat exchangers in a wide range of applications. This paper reviews the develo... Read More

Re-starting smoking in the postpartum period after receiving a smoking cessation intervention: a systematic review (2016)
Journal Article
(2016). Re-starting smoking in the postpartum period after receiving a smoking cessation intervention: a systematic review. Addiction, 111(6), (981-990). doi:10.1111/add.13309. ISSN 0965-2140

Aims: In pregnant smoking cessation trial participants, to estimate (1) among women abstinent at the end of pregnancy, the proportion who re-start smoking at time-points afterwards (primary analysis) and (2) among all trial participants, the proporti... Read More