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Budget 2011: New Enterprise Zones have potential, but without more widespread economic growth they may be dead in the water

By Jenni Viitanen

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Wednesday’s Budget saw the introduction of 21 ‘Enterprise Zones’, aimed to revive the economies of struggling areas. According to Jenni Viitanen of the Institute for Public Policy Research, with proper coordination, these new zones have the potential to promote investment and employment in depressed areas, though they may be undermined by poor economic growth across the UK

Topics: HF Commerce, JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:35424
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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