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The persistent consequences of adverse shocks: how the 1970s shaped UK regional inequality

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The economic shocks experienced by the UK economy in the 1970s brought major changes in the spatial distribution of employment rates in the UK. This paper traces the long-run implications of these changes, suggesting that they were highly persistent and to a large extent shape current UK regional disparities. Most of the Local Authority Districts that experienced large negative shocks in the 1970s had high deprivation rates in 2015, and they constitute two-thirds of all districts with the hig...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/oxrep/graa057

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Author
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Oxford University Press
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Oxford Review of Economic Policy More from this journal
Volume:
37
Issue:
1
Pages:
132–151
Publication date:
2021-04-05
Acceptance date:
2020-08-27
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EISSN:
1460-2121
ISSN:
0266-903X
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English
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1128857
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pubs:1128857
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2020-08-27

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