Regional Income Differentials and the Issue of Regional Equalisation in Ireland
AbstractThe paper explores the topical issue of regional income equalisation using a variety of data sources on both output and incomes in order to determine the degree of convergence at the level of the eight regional uthorities. The inter-regional variations in economic welfare are decomposed into a number of components relating to participation, employment, dependency and productivity.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, National University of Ireland - Maynooth in its series Economics, Finance and Accounting Department Working Paper Series with number n880499.
Length: 55 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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income equalisation; convergence; agglomeration.;
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