The Spatial Economic Impact of Euroland and the Implications for Policy

  • Paul Cheshire
  • Stefano Magrini
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Abstract

This paper addresses the question as to what are likely to be the spatial economic impacts of a developing and extending Euroland. This is considered both in terms of its actual direct effects; is it likely to increase economic activity in some regions relative to others? Even if one accepts that there will be a net gain in economic activity overall there may be —and the evidence of this paper suggests there will be— areas of the EU which gain relative to others. As well as such direct effects, however, there will be indirect effects.

Keywords

Europe Income Expense Autocorrelation Agglomeration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Cheshire
    • 1
  • Stefano Magrini
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Geography & EnvironmentLondon School of EconomicsLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of VeniceVeneziaItaly

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