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In unequal Britain who you are is much more important than where you live in determining earnings

Overman, Henry G. ORCID: 0000-0002-3525-7629 and Gibbons, Stephen (2011) In unequal Britain who you are is much more important than where you live in determining earnings. British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Nov 2011). Website.

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Abstract

Average earnings vary widely across the regions of Britain, a fact that has prompted many decades of policies aimed at reducing regional disparities. But as Henry Overman and Steve Gibbons demonstrate, such variation reveals little, especially if we ignore regional differences in the cost of living and availability of local amenities.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Authors
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2011 16:54
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2021 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/39565

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