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Examining inequalities across travel to work areas in Scotland

Sutherland, John (2016) Examining inequalities across travel to work areas in Scotland. Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, 40 (3). pp. 63-72. ISSN 2046-5378

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Abstract

This article examines inequalities across the 45 travel to work areas in Scotland, using four indicators of labour market performance viz. the employment rate; the economic inactivity rate; the percentage holding level 4 (or higher) qualifications; and the percentage having no formal qualifications. The results are then contextualised in a discussion of the possible explanations for these inequalities and their implications for policy.