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Want to live somewhere nice? Be ready to work longer

Schlueter, Teresa (2013) Want to live somewhere nice? Be ready to work longer. Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (15 Mar 2013). Website.

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Posted by Teresa Schlueter, LSE and SERC Everyone knows that both wages and the cost of living vary a great deal across the UK. There’s a lively debate about this, not least rows about benefit cuts and the 'bedroom tax'. Many commentators think workers on low or moderate incomes living in high price areas face an affordability problem. Others argue that these areas are more desirable places to live, workers might face lower real wages - but get better amenities in return.

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Divisions: Spatial Economics Research Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Sets: Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > LSE Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2017 13:57
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021 23:23

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