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2011

Financial accountability and European Union Cohesion policy

Many changes in European Union Cohesion policy since the late 1990s have been driven by the need to ensure and demonstrate financial accountability. This paper examines how the increased emphasis on financial management, control and audit in relation to the European Union budget is reshaping the governance of Cohesion policy, as well as the instruments…

2011

The Lisbonisation of EU Cohesion Policy: A Successful Case of Experimentalist Governance?

This article traces the emergence of a new “experimentalist governance architecture” in EU Cohesion policy and assesses its effectiveness. Following trends in other EU policy areas, the core features of the architecture are the joint setting of objectives between EU institutions and the Member States, (semi-)autonomous implementation by the Member States and regions, the use…

2011

The Objective of Economic and Social Cohesion in the Economic Policies of the Member States

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2011

Governance and Cooperation in the NORA Region

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2011

To Roll Forward or Roll Back? Regional Aid Control 2014+

The principal aim of this paper is to assess the future of the Regional Aid Guidelines. It begins with a brief overview of wider developments in State aid control and regional aid before exploring the options for reform of the Regional Aid Guidelines post 2013. In looking forward, the paper sets out the impact of…

2011

How the EU affects domestic institutional capacities: the Europeanisation of Greece’s administrative system in the context of the EU’s Regional Policy

This paper aims to explain the institutional impact that the European Union’s Regiona Policy (EURP) had on Greece, by adopting a conceptual framework based on the theories ofEuropeanisation and implementation. The four principles that govern the operation of the programmes – partnership, programming, concentration and additionality – as well as themanagement tools that are implicit…

2011

Visions and Options for Cohesion Policy after 2013

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