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Ed Miliband’s plans to reward ‘good firms’ sounds good in theory but will be very difficult to implement in practice

Overman, Henry G. (2011) Ed Miliband’s plans to reward ‘good firms’ sounds good in theory but will be very difficult to implement in practice. British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

On Tuesday, Ed Miliband used his keynote speech to the Labour Conference in Liverpool to push for ‘good’ firms to be rewarded by government. While this policy may seem attractive, Henry Overman, using the example of innovative clusters, argues that this approach overestimates government’s ability to actually improve business competitiveness.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2011 14:39
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/39216/

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