depressed area

depressed area

an area of a country suffering from industrial decline, resulting in an UNEMPLOYMENT rate that is significantly higher, and a level of INCOME PER HEAD that is significantly lower, than the national average. This situation can be tackled by REGIONAL POLICIES aimed at encouraging new firms and industries to locate in the area by offering them financial and other assistance. See ASSISTED AREA.
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But if, as I believe, his loss of memory and other faculties is due merely to the pressure on the brain centers of certain depressed areas of bone, then he can be cured."
Its reopening will enable people to travel to jobs and generate wealth in a depressed area.
Its reopening will enable people to travel to jobs and generate wealth in a depressed area, and ease the traffic problem in Tyneside, if people can park and ride the train, and get hundreds of vehicles off the A1 and A189.
The story, which follows a group of heroin addicts in an economically depressed area of Edinburgh and their passage through life, won the Best New Play award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Her visit was inspired by a report that named Holyhead as "the most depressed area in Britain".
The original film follows a group of heroin addicts in an economically depressed area of Edinburgh in the late 1980s and their passage through life.
If those production costs are incurred in an economically depressed area, that expensing credit rises to $20 million.
That's all a depressed area needs, more depression.
I do not feel that I live in a depressed area, there are nice areas, nice houses, people who are employed and not ill.
A great place and it has done marvels for the depressed area.
A key criterion of the geopark designation concerns economic development through geotourism and it's hoped that new initiatives will draw visitors to what is the least visited and most economically depressed area of the national park.
In the depressed area of the frontier, where special incentives exist for companies to invest in free zones, the minimum wage is just RD$1,690, which is just 47.5% of what is paid to workers in other free zones.