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Infrastructure shortfall in the United Kingdom: the private finance initiative and government policy

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Investment infrastructure is essential for long term economic growth, sustainable regional economic development, and the quality of urban life. Yet the available evidence suggests a significant shortfall in current UK government investment on infrastructure, and a long term pattern of low investment compared to other European countries. Given the pre-occupation of the Labour government with managing expenditures within the parameters set by the previous government, and the vulnerability of an...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Political Geography Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
341-365
Publication date:
1999-03-01
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ISSN:
0962-6298
Language:
English
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ora:1996
Deposit date:
2008-05-20

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