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Regional policy, employment and workforce skills : paper to the 34th meeting of the European Policy Research Consortium (EoRPA)

Davies, Sara and Miller, Stephen (2013) Regional policy, employment and workforce skills : paper to the 34th meeting of the European Policy Research Consortium (EoRPA). [Report]

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to examine the different rationales for regional policy intervention on the labour market, as well as the varying approaches taken in European countries and regions to this dimension of policy, and evidence of regional policy impact on the labour market.