IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this article

Economic Performance in Rural England

Listed author(s):
  • Nigel Curry
  • Don J. Webber

Curry N. and Webber D. J. Economic performance in rural England, Regional Studies . Measuring rural economic performance is obscured by the simultaneous use of two spatial platforms: the ‘city-region’ and the ‘rural definition’. The characteristics of these spatial platforms for measuring rural economic performance are explored through plant-level productivity data. In general, English rural districts are less productive, but particularly where they are both lagging and fall outside city-regions. The city-region platform exacerbates rural productivity performance, but since 2000, rural districts have not been charged with pursuing productivity objectives anyway. Curry N. et Webber D. J. La performance économique des zones rurales d'Angleterre, Regional Studies . Mesurer la performance économique rurale s'embrouille dans l'emploi simultané de deux plates-formes géographiques: à savoir, la ‘région-cité’ et la ‘définition rurale’. A partir des données sur la productivité des établissements, on cherche à examiner les caractéristiques géographiques de ces plates-formes-ci pour mesurer la performance économique rurale. En règle générale, les zones rurales d'Angleterre s'avèrent moins productives, notamment là où elles sont en perte de vitesse et situées à l'extérieur des régions-cités. La région-cité en tant que plate-forme aggrave la performance des zones rurales quant à leur productivité, mais, depuis l'an 2000, on ne confie pas la charge de la réalisation des objectifs de la productivité aux zones rurales. Politique économique rurale Productivité Compétences Structure industrielle Curry N. und Webber D. J. Wirtschaftsleistung ländlicher Gebiete in England, Regional Studies . Die Messung der Wirtschaftsleistung in ländlichen Gebieten wird durch den gleichzeitigen Einsatz von zwei verschiedenen räumlichen Plattformen verschleiert: der ‘Stadtregion’ und der ‘Definition ländlicher Gebiete’. Wir untersuchen die Merkmale dieser räumlichen Plattformen zur Messung der Wirtschaftsleistung in ländlichen Gebieten mit Hilfe von Produktivitätsdaten auf Betriebsebene. Ländliche Gebiete sind in England generell weniger produktiv; dies ist jedoch insbesondere bei rückständigen Gebieten außerhalb von Stadtregionen der Fall. Die Plattform der Stadtregion verschlechtert die Leistung von ländlichen Gebieten; allerdings wurden die ländlichen Gebiete seit dem Jahr 2000 ohnehin nicht mit der Verwirklichung von Produktivitätszielen beauftragt. Wirtschaftspolitik in ländlichen Gebieten Produktivität Qualifikationen Branchens truktur Curry N. y Webber D. J. Desempeño económico en la Inglaterra rural, Regional Studies . La medición del desempeño económico rural está eclipsada por el uso simultáneo de dos plataformas espaciales: la ‘región metropolitana’ y la ‘definición de rural’. Analizamos las características de estas plataformas espaciales para la medición del desempeño económico rural con ayuda de datos de productividad a nivel de empresas. En general, las comarcas rurales inglesas son menos productivas; esto ocurre sobre todo en comarcas menos desarrolladas y fuera de las regiones metropolitanas. La plataforma de las regiones metropolitanas empeora el rendimiento de la productividad rural, aunque de todas formas desde 2000 no se ha exigido a las comarcas rurales que consigan objetivos de productividad. Política económica rural Productividad Habilidades Estructura industrial

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL:
Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Regional Studies.

Volume (Year): 46 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 279-291

in new window

Handle: RePEc:taf:regstd:v:46:y:2012:i:3:p:279-291
DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2010.505914
Contact details of provider: Web page:

Order Information: Web:

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:taf:regstd:v:46:y:2012:i:3:p:279-291. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Chris Longhurst)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.