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Investing in the UK’s most successful cities is the surest recipe for national growth

Overman, Henry G. (2012) Investing in the UK’s most successful cities is the surest recipe for national growth. British Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Jan 2012). Website.

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Wage inequalities between North and South in the UK and the dominance of the financial services sector over other industries have proven resistant to numerous policy interventions throughout the last few decades. Henry Overman argues that prioritising growth in the UK’s more successful cities may make the most economic sense.

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Additional Information: © 2012 the author; Online
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
JEL classification: H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H50 - General
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I38 - Government Policy; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
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)
Date Deposited: 28 May 2012 10:38
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2020 00:36

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