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Is the regional growth fund (still) rubbish?

Overman, Henry G. (2012) Is the regional growth fund (still) rubbish? Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (11 Sep 2012). Blog.

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Abstract

Much coverage this morning for the Commons Public Accounts Committee's criticisms of the Regional Growth Fund: 'It's slow to spend money and some of the jobs 'created' come at a high cost per job'. Time for a re-post of something from earlier this year, written in response to similar criticism from the National Audit Office:

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://spatial-economics.blogspot.co.uk/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
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: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Research centres and groups > What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth (WWG)
Collections > LSE Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 07:48
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2017 07:48
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/82672

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