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Marc Cowling

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First Name:Marc
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Last Name:Cowling
RePEc Short-ID:pco179
Brighton Business School University of Brighton BN2 4AT England
+44 (0)1273 600900
Terminal Degree:2000 Warwick Business School; University of Warwick (from RePEc Genealogy)


Brighton Business School
University of Brighton

Brighton, United Kingdom

: +44 (0) 1273 642570
+44 (0) 1273 643597
Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4AT
RePEc:edi:bsbriuk (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Lee, Neil & Sameen, Hiba & Cowling, Marc, 2015. "Access to finance for innovative SMEs since the financial crisis," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 60052, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Cowling, Marc, 2007. "Still At Work? An empirical test of competing theories of long hours culture," MPRA Paper 1614, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Cowling, Marc, 2007. "The Role of Loan Guarantee Schemes in Alleviating Credit Rationing in the UK," MPRA Paper 1613, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Cowling, Marc, 2007. "Performance Related Pay Coverage in the UK," MPRA Paper 1619, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Cowling, Marc, 2007. "The Desire for Income Equality Amongst the UK Adult Population," MPRA Paper 1615, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Noriyuki Doi & Marc Cowling, 1995. "Determinants of Small Business Presence in Japanese and UK Manufacturing," Discussion Paper Series 08, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University, revised 1995.


  1. Cowling, Marc & Ughetto, Elisa & Lee, Neil, 2018. "The innovation debt penalty: Cost of debt, loan default, and the effects of a public loan guarantee on high-tech firms," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 127(C), pages 166-176.
  2. Marc Cowling & Weixi Liu & Ning Zhang, 2018. "Did firm age, experience, and access to finance count? SME performance after the global financial crisis," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 28(1), pages 77-100, January.
  3. Marc Cowling & Paul Robson & Ian Stone & Gordon Allinson, 2018. "Loan guarantee schemes in the UK: the natural experiment of the enterprise finance guarantee and the 5 year rule," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 50(20), pages 2210-2218, April.
  4. Elisa Ughetto & Giuseppe Scellato & Marc Cowling, 2017. "Cost of capital and public loan guarantees to small firms," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 49(2), pages 319-337, August.
  5. Siepel, Josh & Cowling, Marc & Coad, Alex, 2017. "Non-founder human capital and the long-run growth and survival of high-tech ventures," Technovation, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 34-43.
  6. Alex Coad & Marc Cowling & Josh Siepel, 2017. "Growth processes of high-growth firms as a four-dimensional chicken and egg," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 26(4), pages 537-554.
  7. Marc Cowling & Weixi Liu & Maria Minniti & Ning Zhang, 2016. "UK credit and discouragement during the GFC," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 47(4), pages 1049-1074, December.
  8. Marc Cowling, 2016. "You can lead a firm to R&D but can you make it innovate? UK evidence from SMEs," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 46(4), pages 565-577, April.
  9. Neil Lee & Marc Cowling, 2015. "Do rural firms perceive different problems? Geography, sorting, and barriers to growth in UK SMEs," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 33(1), pages 25-42, February.
  10. Lee, Neil & Sameen, Hiba & Cowling, Marc, 2015. "Access to finance for innovative SMEs since the financial crisis," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 370-380.
  11. Cowling, Marc, 2010. "The role of loan guarantee schemes in alleviating credit rationing in the UK," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pages 36-44, April.
  12. Marc Cowling, 2008. "Small Firm Ceos And Outside Directorships: Tenure, Demonstration And Synergy Effects," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 76(2), pages 160-179, March.
  13. Francis J. Greene & Paul Tracey & Marc Cowling, 2007. "Recasting the City into City-Regions: Place Promotion, Competitiveness Benchmarking and the Quest for Urban Supremacy," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 38(1), pages 1-22.
  14. Marc Cowling, 2004. "The Growth -- Profit Nexus," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 22(1), pages 1-9, February.
  15. Marc Cowling & Mark Taylor & Peter Mitchell, 2004. "Job Creators," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 72(5), pages 601-617, September.
  16. Cowling, Marc & Mitchell, Peter, 2003. "Is the Small Firms Loan Guarantee Scheme Hazardous for Banks or Helpful to Small Business?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 21(1), pages 63-71, August.
  17. Nigel Meager & Peter Bates & Marc Cowling, 2003. "An Evaluation of Business Start-Up Support for Young People," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 186(1), pages 59-72, October.
  18. Paul Westhead & Carole Howorth & Marc Cowling, 2002. "Ownership and management issues in first generation and multi-generation family firms," Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(3), pages 247-269, July.
  19. Marc Cowling, 2002. "The extent and determination of performance related pay systems in Scandinavian countries," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(3), pages 305-316.
  20. Kutsuna, Kenji & Okamura, Hideo & Cowling, Marc, 2002. "Ownership structure pre- and post-IPOs and the operating performance of JASDAQ companies," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 10(2), pages 163-181, April.
  21. Cowling, Marc & Taylor, Mark, 2001. "Entrepreneurial Women and Men: Two Different Species?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 16(3), pages 167-175, May.
  22. Marc Cowling, 2000. "Are entrepreneurs different across countries?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(12), pages 785-789.
  23. Marc Cowling, 2000. "Performance related pay in Belgium and The Netherlands," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(10), pages 653-657.
  24. Kenji Kutsuna & Marc Cowling & Paul Westhead, 2000. "The short-run performance of JASDAQ companies and venture capital involvement before and after flotation," Venture Capital, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 2(1), pages 1-25, January.
  25. Marc Cowling, 1999. "The incidence of loan collateralization in small business lending contracts: evidence from the UK," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(5), pages 291-293.
  26. Marc Cowling, 1999. "The determination of bank-small business loan premia in the UK," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(4), pages 251-253.
  27. Doi, Noriyuki & Cowling, Marc, 1999. "Transaction Structure in Japanese Small Business Sector," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 85-95, February.
  28. Doi, Noriyuki & Cowling, Marc, 1998. "The Evolution of Firm Size and Employment Share Distribution in Japanese and UK Manufacturing: A Study of Small Business Presence," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 10(3), pages 283-292, May.
  29. Cowling, Marc & Mitchell, Peter, 1997. "The Evolution of U.K. Self-Employment: A Study of Government Policy and the Role of the Macroeconomy," The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, University of Manchester, vol. 65(4), pages 427-442, September.
  30. Clay, N. & Cowling, M., 1996. "Small firms and bank relationships: a study of cultural differences between English and Scottish banks," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 115-120, February.
  31. Cowling, Marc, 1995. "Initial Tests on the Sensitivity of the Parameters of the UK Loan Guarantee Scheme," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 50(3), pages 356-370.
  32. Marc Cowling & Roger Sugden, 1995. "Small Firm Lending Contracts: Do Banks Differentiate between Firms?," Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management, vol. 4(1), pages 87-98, Spring.
  33. Westhead, Paul & Cowling, Marc, 1995. "Employment Change in Independent Owner-Managed High-Technology Firms in Great Britain," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 7(2), pages 111-140, April.
  34. Cowling, Marc & Clay, Nick, 1995. "Factors Influencing Take-Up Rates on the Loan Guarantee Scheme," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 7(2), pages 141-152, April.


  1. Cowling, Marc & Fryges, Helmut & Licht, Georg & Murray, Gordon, 2007. "The survival and growth of 'adolescent' high-tech firms in Germany and the UK, 1997-2003," ZEW Expertises, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research, number 110480.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 5 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-BAN: Banking (2) 2007-02-10 2015-12-08
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (2) 2007-02-10 2007-02-10
  3. NEP-EEC: European Economics (2) 2007-02-10 2007-02-10
  4. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2007-02-10 2015-12-08
  5. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2015-12-08
  6. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2015-12-08
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2007-02-10
  8. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2007-02-10
  9. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2015-12-08


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