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2014

The Role of Cities in Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

Urban regions are an important factor in regional development. During the 2007-2013 programming period, the main input provided by cities and urban areas was at project level. For the 2014-2020 programming period, Cohesion policy enhances the role of urban areas. Nevertheless, in practice the role of cities still seems similar in scale. As the programming…

2014

Ex Ante Evaluation of the North Sea Region Programme 2014-2020; Final Ex Ante Evaluation Report

This report comprises the ex ante evaluation of the North Sea Region Programme (NSRP) undertaken by the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC) for the NSRP Managing Authority. The ex ante evaluation was conducted in accordance with DG REGIO Guidelines on Evaluation Methods. The purpose of the ex ante evaluation was to improve and strengthen the…

2014

The Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC) in Scotland’s innovation system

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2014

Ex Ante Evaluation of the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020

This report comprises the ex ante evaluation of the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme (NPA) 2014-2020 undertaken by the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC) and Kontigo AB for the NPA Managing Authority. The ex ante evaluation is being conducted in accordance with DG REGIO Guidelines on Evaluation Methods. The main tasks of an ex ante…

2014

Ex-ante Evaluierung für das aus dem Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung (EFRE) kofinanzierte Operationelle Programm „Investitionen in Wachstum und Beschäftigung Österreich 2014-2020“

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  • Breitfuss-Loidl M, Ploder M, Reidl S, Wagner-Schuster D, Bachtler J and Kah S
  • Cohesion policy

The project involved an assessment of external coherence of the Structural Funds programme in Austria as part of the ex-ante evaluation of the Austrian ERDF OP 2014-20.

2014

Urban resilience in Glasgow and Newcastle

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2014

From Conditionality to Europeanization in Central and Eastern Europe: Administrative Performance and Capacity in Cohesion Policy

This article assesses the role of administrative capacity in explaining the performance of eight Central and Eastern European countries in managing Cohesion policy over the 2004–2008 period. Drawing on a conceptual framework from the Europeanization literature, it explores whether pre-accession administrative adjustment to comply with the “acquis” continued in the post-accession period, against a backdrop…

2014

Guidelines for the Implementation of Financial Instruments: Building on FIN-EN – sharing methodologies on financial engineering for enterprises,

The FIN-EN project has supported the exchange of experience on a cross-section of 2007-13 financial instruments in both Convergence and Competitiveness regions, providing a comprehensive picture of the strengths and weaknesses of their implementation. The FIN-EN partners’ experiences have been brought together in these Guidelines, along with an overview of the changes expected in the…

2013

Non-paper – Non-Starter or Non-Negotiable? EU Competition Policy and Regional Aid Control Post 2013

The process of reform EU Competition policy control of regional aid is taking place against a complex background: the economic context is difficult, with the timing and depth of therecession varying between and within countries; the Commission has initiated a wide-ranging State aid modernisation programme (SAMI); and EU Cohesion policy is under review. DG Competition…

2013

Draft Regional Aid Guidelines 2014-20: Revised data and insights from the EP debate

Following over two years of preparatory work, on 14 January 2013 the Commission issued Draft Regional Aid Guidelines (RAG) for public consultation. The Draft RAG imply significantchanges to regional aid in the EU, particularly regarding the spatial coverage of policy and thetargeting of aid to large firms. This EPRC Policy Briefing assesses the implications of…

2013

Preparing for 2014-20: Programming, Concentration and Performance

The aim of this paper is to undertake apreliminary assessment of the preparation, content and delivery implications of the PAs and OPs for 2014-20. Despite the regulatory and financial uncertainty, the PAs are perceived to be supporting the strategic alignment of the ESI Funds with Europe 2020 themes, and are encouraging a more coordinated approach…