Webber, D. J. and Curry, N.
Economic performance in rural England.
Regional Studies, 46 (3).
Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2010.505914
Measuring rural economic performance is obscured by the simultaneous use of two spatial platforms: the ‘city-region’ and the ‘rural definition’. The characteristics of these spatial platforms for measuring rural economic performance are explored through plant level productivity data. In general, English rural districts are less productive but particularly where they are both lagging and fall outside city regions. The city-region platform exacerbates rural productivity performance but since 2000, rural districts have not been charged with pursuing productivity objectives anyway.
|Additional Information:||Available online before print: 20th October 2010. “This is an electronic version of an article published in 'Curry, N. and Webber, D. (2012) Economic performance in rural England. Regional Studies, 46 (3). pp. 279-291'. Regional Studies is available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03003930.2011.642948.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||rural economic policy, productivity, skills, industrial structure|
|Faculty/Department:||Faculty of Business and Law > Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance|
Professor N. Curry
|Deposited On:||22 Nov 2010 09:20|
|Last Modified:||22 May 2015 01:48|
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