Owen D W, Gillespie A E, 1982, "The changing relationship between local and national unemployment rates in Northern England, 1971 - 1980" Environment and Planning A 14(2) 183 – 193
Download citation data in RIS format
The changing relationship between local and national unemployment rates in Northern England, 1971 - 1980
D W Owen, A E Gillespie
Received 16 September 1980, in revised form 31 March 1981
Abstract. One aspect of the 'regional problem' in the British context has been the tendency for certain regions to suffer from unemployment levels persistently above the national average, often reinforced by high degrees of sensitivity to national cyclical changes. The paper examines the relationships between levels of unemployment within the Northern Region and the nation as a whole, focussing particularly upon changes in these relationships over the last decade. The lack of stability identified, with areas reacting differently to different cycles or parts of cycles, raises a number of questions concerning the interpretation of interregional unemployment convergence or divergence trends.
Full-text PDF size: 1412 Kb
Your computer (IP address: 18.104.22.168) has not been recognised as being on a network authorised to view the full text or references of this article. This content is part of our deep back archive. If you are a member of a university library that has a subscription to the journal, please contact your serials librarian (subscriptions information).