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Investment in digital infrastructure: Why and for whom? (2022)
Journal Article
Webber, D. J., Hughes, E., Pacheco, G., & Parry, G. (2022). Investment in digital infrastructure: Why and for whom?. REGION, 9(1), 147–163. https://doi.org/10.18335/region.v9i1.415

This study investigates the variation in attitudes across stakeholders towards investments in the digital economy. Using semi-structured interviews to identify attitudes about the spatially evolving socioeconomic importance of the digital economy in... Read More about Investment in digital infrastructure: Why and for whom?.

Digital servitization and modularity: Responding to requirements in use (2021)
Book Chapter
Hughes, E., Parry, G., & Davies, P. (2021). Digital servitization and modularity: Responding to requirements in use. In M. Kohtamäki, T. Baines, R. Rabetino, A. Z. Bigdeli, C. Kowalkowski, R. Oliva, & V. Parida (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Servitization (457-469). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-75771-7_29

When moving towards digitally enabled advanced services, firms are faced with the challenge of servicing heterogeneous customer requirements that emerge during product use. Whereas offers may have been designed with fixed functionality and a focus on... Read More about Digital servitization and modularity: Responding to requirements in use.

Patterns of creative worker migration across the lifespan: The migration and occupation paths of Bristol designers, 1950-2018 (2021)
Thesis
Hughes, E. Patterns of creative worker migration across the lifespan: The migration and occupation paths of Bristol designers, 1950-2018. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6635214

Creative workers are theorised as autonomous and highly mobile, migrating away from their family of origin and childhood friends, breaking away from inherited values and expectations into independence. In contrast to theory, across Europe, including... Read More about Patterns of creative worker migration across the lifespan: The migration and occupation paths of Bristol designers, 1950-2018.