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Can local authorities close the gap between rich and poor?

Overman, Henry G. ORCID: 0000-0002-3525-7629 (2011) Can local authorities close the gap between rich and poor? Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (09 Jun 2011). Website.

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Islington Council 'Fairness Commission' is due to report today on its proposals for narrowing income inequality within the borough. This raises the question of the extent to which any one local area can address inequality. Many urban economists are sceptical.

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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
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2017 07:52
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2023 23:32

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