Regional Policy

  • Jenny Wales
Part of the Economics Today book series (ET)


Unemployment, standard of living, house prices and the level of investment are some of the variables which help us to form an economic picture of a region. In order to decide whether the north-south divide really exists we need to compare such data for different parts of the country. The term ‘north’ will be used to cover areas that lie north of a line from the Severn to the Wash. When the country is broken down into regions North refers to northern England.


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