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CentrePiece article
North and South
Henry Overman and L. Alan Winters
October 2004
Paper No' CEPCP163:
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CentrePiece 9 (3) Autumn 2004

Joining the European Union had a big impact on the geography of UK trade and manufacturing. Henry Overman and Alan Winters trace the continuing effects of that decision on the North-South divide.

This article summarises 'Trade Shocks and Industrial Location: the Impact of EEC Accession on the UK', CEP Discussion Paper No. 588 and 'The Geography of UK International Trade', CEP Discussion Paper No. 606, both by Henry G Overman and L Alan Winters.