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Balanced regional development

  • Jack Harvey
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Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series

Abstract

In broad terms, a regional problem can arise because:

1. The particular region may be endowed with poor natural resources This applies, for example, to the Highlands of Scotland. More generally, with the growth of national income, an agricultural region which does not attract expanding industries — e.g. Cornwall and Devon — cannot provide its population with living standards comparable with those of the rest of the country.

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© Jack Harvey 1994

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