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The urban and regional impacts of plant closures: new methods and perspectives

Andrew Beer, Sally Weller, Tom Barnes, Ilke Onur (), Julie Ratcliffe, David Bailey and Markku Sotarauta

Regional Studies, Regional Science, 2019, vol. 6, issue 1, 380-394

Abstract: Work on large-scale plant closures has provided a rich vein of scholarship and academic debate. This paper articulates a new set of methods and concepts for understanding how large-scale redundancies associated with the closure of manufacturing plants affects society and the economy at the local, regional and national scales. It posits the need for a more comprehensive exercise in data collection and experimentation with previously unused methods, including the application of discrete-choice experiments in order to understand better the choice and decision-making frameworks adopted by affected workers. The paper argues there is a need to integrate community-wide policy responses into the core of the analyses.

Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.1080/21681376.2019.1622440

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