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London's (shocking?) growth performance

Overman, Henry G. ORCID: 0000-0002-3525-7629 (2011) London's (shocking?) growth performance. Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (02 Nov 2011). Website.

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Writing about the RGF earlier in the week, I noted "if growth is the absolute priority then you begin to wonder whether the government might be better off dropping the 'R' from the Regional Growth Fund. The economics of that are difficult. On the minus side it might be more difficult to find projects in the 'south' where employment generation is genuinely additional. Offsetting this is the fact that a Growth Fund would expect to be generating those jobs at relatively more productive firms. Of course, while the economics might be difficult, the politics of such a change are far trickier."

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://spatial-economics.blogspot.co.uk/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s)
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
What Works 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 > 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 10:53
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2021 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/82752

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