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CEP election analysis

People, places and politics


Economic performance varies widely between the towns, cities and regions of the UK. On some measures, this variation has widened since the financial crisis. These disparities have already proved to be a key theme in the run-up to the 2019 general election. This briefing summarises evidence on spatial disparities from the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), as well as the broader evidence base.


Henry G. Overman

22 November 2019     Paper Number CEPEA047

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This CEP election analysis is published under the centre's Community Wellbeing programme.

This publication comes under the following theme: Determinants of community economic performance