The UK Commission on Employment and Skills (UKCES) has published a new report, "Rebalancing the economy sectorally and spatially: An evidence review", jointly authored by John Tomaney and Pedro Marques of CURDS.
This report draws on an extensive review of relevant conceptual, empirical, policy and evaluation literature from the UK and abroad to understand the rationale and effectiveness of government intervention to rebalance the economy sectorally and spatially. The other authors were SQW Ltd, Cambridge Econometrics Ltd, the Institute for Employment Research at Warwick University.
The report can be downloaded here: http://www.ukces.org.uk/publications/er33-rebalancing-the-economy
Published: 1st September 2011