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Unequal Britain: how real are regional disparities?

Overman, Henry G. and Gibbons, Stephen (2011) Unequal Britain: how real are regional disparities? Centrepiece, 17 (1). pp. 23-25. ISSN 1362-3761

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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: Article
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/centrepiece
Additional Information: © 2011 Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Collections > CentrePiece
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2012 13:41
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2012 15:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/44651

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