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Displacement zones

Overman, Henry G. ORCID: 0000-0002-3525-7629 (2011) Displacement zones. Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (15 Nov 2011). Website.

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Back from the Urban Economics Association sessions that are organised as part of the annual NARSC meetings. As well as the session on cities and the public sector that I described last week, there were also a couple of great sessions on policy evaluation of Enterprise Zones. Covering US, French and UK experience, one common theme was that these schemes appear to need to be expensive to have much impact and, even then, the impact comes mainly in the form of displacement from nearby areas.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
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