The Danish Government’s 2008 report on regional politics is released. Copenhagen Economics has contributed to the report by a study on regional differences in production and income in municipalities in Denmark. We show that there is no direct link between the regional differences in production and the regional differences in income. This means that the concentration of production to economic centres does not result in increasing differences in income across the country. One likely reason for this is that people commute. The level of commuting has been increasing from 1996 to 2006 both on the aggregate level and for remote areas.
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