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Institute of Applied Data Science


Professor Adrian Smith

Adrian Smith

Professor of Human Geography, Dean for Research (Humanities and Social Sciences)
Member of Governance Board

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Geography Building, Room 117
+44 (0)20 7882 8436


Publications of specific relevance to Applied Data Science


Henry N and Smith A (2021). Europe and/or the UK: Post-Brexit urban and regional development futures – A special issue. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 28, (1) 3-7. 10.1177/0969776420982742


Smith A (2020). International panel on social progress: chapter on ‘The future of work–good jobs for all’. Review of Social Economy  vol. 78, (2) 146-150. 10.1080/00346764.2019.1672884


Campling L, Harrison J, Richardson B, Smith A and Barbu M (2019). South Korea’s Automotive Labour Regime, Hyundai Motors’ Global Production Network and Trade-based Integration with the European Union. Wiley  British Journal of Industrial Relations: An International Journal of Employment Relations  vol. 59, (1) 139-166. 10.1111/bjir.12506
Harrison J, Barbu M, Campling L, Richardson B and Smith A (2019). Governing Labour Standards through Free Trade Agreements: Limits of the European Union's Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters. Journal of Common Market Studies  vol. 57, (2) 260-277. 10.1111/jcms.12715
Smith A and Pavlínek P (2019). Inward Investment, Cohesion and the ‘Wealth of Regions’ in East-Central Europe. Transition, Cohesion and Regional Policy in Central and Eastern Europe  10.4324/9781315185071-18


Smith A, Barbu M, Campling L, Harrison J and Richardson B (2018). Labor Regimes, Global Production Networks, and European Union Trade Policy: Labor Standards and Export Production in the Moldovan Clothing Industry. Economic Geography  vol. 94, (5) 550-574. 10.1080/00130095.2018.1434410
Smith A (2018). European Union trade agreements and global value chains. Handbook On The Eu and International Trade 
CAMPLING L, Harrison J, SMITH A, BARBU ME and Richardson (2018). Labour Standards Provisions in EU Free Trade Agreements: Reflections on the European Commission's Reform Agenda. Cambridge University Press (Cup)  World Trade Review  10.1017/S1474745618000204
Smith A (2018). Editorial. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 25, (3) 10.1177/0969776418783134
CAMPLING L, SMITH AM, Harrison J, Richardson B and BARBU M (2018). Governing Labour Standards through Free Trade Agreements: Limits of the European Union’s Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters. Wiley  Journal of Common Market Studies  10.1111/jcms.12715


McConnell F, Kuus M, Jeffrey A, Crawley H, Vaughan-Williams N and Smith A (2017). Interventions on Europe's political futures. Political Geography  vol. 60, 261-271. 10.1016/j.polgeo.2017.02.003
Henry N and Smith A (2017). Editorial: Ray Hudson - Founding Editor, European Urban and Regional Studies. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 24, (2) 10.1177/0969776417690044


Smith A (2016). Editorial. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 23, (3) 10.1177/0969776416658093
Dunford M and Smith A (2016). Economic restructuring and employment change. East Central Europe and The Former Soviet Union: The Post-Socialist States 
Pickles J, Smith A, Begg R, Bu ek M, Roukova P and Pástor R (2016). Articulations of Capital: Global Production Networks and Regional Transformations. 10.1002/9781118632864


CAMPLING L, Harrison J, Richardson B and Smith A (2015). Working Beyond the Border? A New Research Agenda for the Evaluation of Labour Standards in EU Trade Agreements. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  International Labour Review  10.1111/j.1564-913X.2015.00037.x
Smith A (2015). The state, institutional frameworks and the dynamics of capital in global production networks. Progress in Human Geography  vol. 39, (3) 290-315. 10.1177/0309132513518292
Smith A (2015). Economic (in)security and global value chains: The dynamics of industrial and trade integration in the Euro-Mediterranean macro-region. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society  vol. 8, (3) 439-458. 10.1093/cjres/rsv010
Smith A (2015). Macro-regional integration, the frontiers of capital and the externalisation of economic governance. Transactions of The Institute of British Geographers  vol. 40, (4) 507-522. 10.1111/tran.12091
Smith A (2015). Winners of the 2015 Jim Lewis Prize. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 22, (4) 347-349. 10.1177/0969776415593440
Smith A (2015). Editorial statement. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 22, (3) 10.1177/0969776415591250


Smith A, Pickles J, Bu ek M, Pástor R and Begg B (2014). The political economy of global production networks: Regional industrial change and differential upgrading in the East European clothing industry. Journal of Economic Geography  vol. 14, (6) 1023-1051. 10.1093/jeg/lbt039
Smith A (2014). Winners of the 2014 Jim Lewis Prize. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 21, (3) 251-253. 10.1177/0969776414536959
Smith A (2014). Editorial. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 21, (2) 10.1177/0969776414527813
Smith A and Williams A (2014). Jim Lewis Prize. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 21, (1) 10.1177/0969776413511878


Smith A (2013). Polanyi, double movements, and political economic transformations. Environment and Planning A  vol. 45, (7) 1656-1661. 10.1068/a45584
Smith A (2013). Europe and an inter-dependent world: Uneven geo-economic and geo-political developments. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 20, (1) 3-13. 10.1177/0969776412463309


Smith A (2012). The Insurmountable Diversity of Economies. The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography  10.1002/9781118384497.ch16
Smith A, Coe N, Baylina M and Labrianidis L (2012). Editorial. European Urban and Regional Studies  vol. 19, (1) 3-5. 10.1177/0969776411430570


Stenning A, Smith A, Rochovská A and wi tek D (2011). Domesticating Neo-Liberalism: Spaces of Economic Practice and Social Reproduction in Post-Socialist Cities. Wiley-Blackwell  10.1002/9781444325409
Stenning A, Smith A, Rochovská A, Tek DW and wi tek D (2011). Domesticating Neo-Liberalism. Wiley-Blackwell 
Pickles J and Smith A (2011). Delocalization and Persistence in the European Clothing Industry: The Reconfiguration of Trade and Production Networks. Reg Stud  vol. 45, (2) 167-185. 10.1080/00343401003601933


Pickles J and Smith A (2010). Clothing workers after worker states: The consequences for work and labour of outsourcing, nearshoring and delocalisation in postsocialist Europe. Handbook of Employment and Society: Working Space 
Stenning A, Smith A, Rochovska A and Swiatek D (2010). Credit, Debt, and Everyday Financial Practices: Low-Income Households in Two Postsocialist Cities. Econ Geogr  vol. 86, (2) 119-145. 10.1111/j.1944-8287.2009.01066.x
Smith A and Timar J (2010). Uneven transformations: Space, economy and society 20 years after the collapse of state socialism. Eur Urban Reg Stud  vol. 17, (2) 115-125. 10.1177/0969776409358245
Smith A and Swain A (2010). The Global Economic Crisis, Eastern Europe, and the Former Soviet Union: Models of Development and the Contradictions of Internationalization. Eurasian Geogr Econ  vol. 51, (1) 1-34. 10.2747/1539-7216.51.1.1


Smith A (2009). Informal work in the diverse economies of Post-Socialist Europe. Informal Work in Developed Nations  10.4324/9780203874455
Smith A (2009). Spatial Division of Labor. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography  10.1016/B978-008044910-4.00228-5


Smith A, Pickles J, Bucek M, Begg R and Roukova P (2008). Reconfiguring 'post-socialist' regions: cross-border networks and regional competition in the Slovak and Ukrainian clothing industry. Global Netw  vol. 8, (3) 281-307. 10.1111/j.1471-0374.2008.00196.x
Lee R, Leyshon A and Smith A (2008). Rethinking economies/economic geographies. Geoforum  vol. 39, (3) 1111-1115. 10.1016/j.geoforum.2007.12.007


Smith A and Rochovska A (2007). Domesticating neo-liberalism: Everyday lives and the geographies of post-socialist transformations. Geoforum  vol. 38, (6) 1163-1178. 10.1016/j.geoforum.2007.03.003
Stenning A, wiatek D, Smith A and Rochovská A (2007). Poverty and household economic practices in Nowa Huta, Poland. Geographia Polonica  vol. 80, (1) 7-24.
SMITH AM and Evans Y (2007). Creative destruction: de-industrialisation or a ‘fashion capital for the creative industries’ in London. Environment and Planning A 


Pickles J, Smith A, Bucek M, Roukova P and Begg R (2006). Upgrading, changing competitive pressures, and diverse practices in the East and Central European apparel industry. Environment and Planning A  vol. 38, (12) 2305-2324. 10.1068/a38259
Smith A and Stenning A (2006). Beyond household economies: articulations and spaces of economic practice in postsocialism. Progress in Human Geography  vol. 30, (2) 190-213. 10.1191/0309132506ph601oa


Smith A (2005). Capitalism from below?: Small firms, petty capitalists, and regional transformations in Eastern Europe. Petty Capitalists and Globalization: Flexibility, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development 
Smith A, Pickles J, Begg R, Roukova P and Bucek M (2005). Outward processing, EU enlargement and regional relocation in the European textiles and clothing industry: Reflections on the European Commission's communication on 'the future of the textiles and clothing sector in the enlarged European Union'. Eur Urban Reg Stud  vol. 12, (1) 83-91. 10.1177/0969776405046266


Smith A (2004). Regions, spaces of economic practice and diverse economies in the 'new Europe'. Eur Urban Reg Stud  vol. 11, (1) 9-25. 10.1177/0969776404039139


Begg B, Pickles J and Smith A (2003). Cutting it: European integration, trade regimes, and the reconfiguration of East-Central European apparel production. Environment and Planning A  vol. 35, (12) 2191-2207. 10.1068/a35314
Smith A (2003). Territorial inequality, regional productivity, and industrial change in postcommunism: regional transformations in Slovakia. Environ Plann A  vol. 35, (6) 1111-1135. 10.1068/a35242
Smith A, Begg B, Bucek M and Pickles J (2003). Global trade, European integration and the restructuring of Slovak clothing exports. Ekon Cas  vol. 51, (6) 731-748.
Smith A (2003). Power relations, industrial clusters, and regional transformations: Pan-European integration and outward processing in the Slovak clothing industry. Economic Geography  vol. 79, (1) 17-40. 10.1111/j.1944-8287.2003.tb00200.x


Smith A (2002). Trans-locals, critical area studies and geography's Others, or why 'development' should not be geography's organizing framework: a response to Potter. Area  vol. 34, (2) 210-213. 10.1111/1475-4762.00073
Smith A (2002). Imagining geographies of the 'new Europe': geo-economic power and the new European architecture of integration. Polit Geogr  vol. 21, (5) 647-670. 10.1016/s0962-6298(02)00011-2
Smith A, Rainnie A, Dunford M, Hardy J, Hudson R and Sadler D (2002). Networks of value, commodities and regions: reworking divisions of labour in macro-regional economies. Prog Hum Geog  vol. 26, (1) 41-63. 10.1191/0309132502ph355ra
Smith A (2002). Culture/economy and spaces of economic practice: positioning households in post-communism. T I Brit Geogr  vol. 27, (2) 232-250. 10.1111/1475-5661.00051


Pavlínek P and Smith A (1998). Internationalization and embeddedness in east-Central European transition: the contrasting geographies of inward investment in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Regional Studies  vol. 32, (7) 619-638. 10.1080/00343409850119517


Grants of specific relevance to Applied Data Science
Working Beyond the Border: European Union Trade Agreements and International Labour Standards
Smith A, Campling L, Richardson BJ and Harrison JN
£400,949 Economic and Social Research Council (31-08-2015 - 22-12-2017)