Economic and social change in the West Midlands

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Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham , Birmingham
StatementR. Groves.
SeriesOccasional paper. New series -- no.9, Occasional papers (University of Birmingham. Centre for Urban and Regional Studies) -- no.9.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21638459M
ISBN 100704406721

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Economic Activity Rate (% aged 16–64), Employment Rate (% aged 16–64), Average Annual % Change in Gross Disposable Household Income per Head, /16 West Midlands Combined Authority – Local Enterprise Partnership Profiles.

12 Popuul. The vocalic inventory is presented in a structure based on Wells’s lexical sets (a). An examination of consonantal variables over time follows. The chapter presents supporting evidence for patterns of use and change in progress.

Wells (b: ) uses lexical sets to show the vocalic inventory of what he calls West Midlands speech. Indeed in West Midlands, the economic activity rate of males is at 82% (UK average %) compared to the one for females standing at % (UK average %). At the sub-regional level, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) had the second Economic and social change in the West Midlands book increase of employment among the rest of the combined authorities.

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TY - BOOK. T1 - West Midlands English. T2 - Birmingham and the Black Country. AU - Clark, Urszula. AU - Asprey, Esther. PY - /6/ Y1 - /6/ N2 - This volume focuses on the closely allied yet differing linguistic varieties of Birmingham and its immediate neighbour to the west, the industrial heartland of the Black by: 3.

The West Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

It covers the western half of the area traditionally known as the contains Birmingham and the larger West Midlands conurbation, which is the third most populous in the United City of Coventry is also located within the West Midlands county, but is separated Constituent country: England.

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Chinese urbanisation is the most significant example of economic, environmental and social change both within China and globally. In recent years, central government has made a concerted effort to encourage city governments to realign their priorities and.

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Treasury plans to rip up the spending rule book should benefit poorer areas like Cornwall. But not if all the focus is on the Midlands and the North, argues Cornwall & Isles of .Source: Journal of Economic Literature 'This book contains a remarkable amount of advanced scholarship in British economic history, making sense of over six centuries of economic development.

It is aimed squarely at the economic history community and its authors can look forward to its influence being felt in that discipline for a long time.'.