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2016

Attrattivita’ territoriale e aiuti alle imprese: elementi di trasferibilita’ e lezioni dagli interventi FESR in selezionati paesi europei

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2016

L’efficacia delle misure per la collaborazione tra imprese e imprese e ricerca

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2016

EU Cohesion Policy in Practice: What Does it Achieve?

EU Cohesion policy, along with support for agriculture and rural development, is one of the main items of EU spending. As such, the performance of the policy has come under increasing scrutiny. Perhaps surprisingly, however, past attempts to assess the effectiveness of the EU’s have proved to be highly ambivalent.

2016

Programme update paper: Progress with the 2014-20 programmes in challenging times

During the period Spring to Autumn 2016, programme implementation has progressed although this has taken place against a background of uncertainty. The ongoing recovery from the recession, the pressures of migration and the consequences of the UK major challenge is to ensure good quality evaluations (proposal and reports), particularly in thecontext of a limited evaluation…

2016

Implementing ESIF communication strategies in 2014-20: Are they achieving expectations?

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2016

Ideas and Options for Cohesion Policy Post-2020

With the 2013 reform of Cohesion policy only just being implemented through the 2014-20 programmes, discussion is already turning to the future of Cohesion policy after 2020. In this context, the aim of this paper is to contribute to the debate on the future of Cohesion policy after 2020, focusing on the management and implementation…

2016

The New Ambitions for 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Evaluation

One of the recurring criticisms that have been levied to EU Cohesion policy has been its inability to prove its effectiveness and value for money. These criticisms, and the parallel growing pressures to reduce the resources assigned to the policy in recent rounds of budget negotiations, have led to the introduction of changes in the…

2016

Case studies of regional bioeconomy strategies across Europe

This report provides a summary of issues raised in the four regional case studies: Scotland, SouthWest Netherlands, Saxony-Anhalt and Veneto. It examines the ways in which the bioeconomy has been defined in regional strategies and the ways in which those regional strategies have been initiated and implemented in the four regions. A primary driver of…

2016

Macro-regions and the European Union: The Role of Cohesion Policy

‘Macro-regions’ are an established concept in economic and political geography, as well as in spatial planning (Smith et al., 2002; Pain and van Hamme, 2014). As such, they are widely applied in a range of contexts. However, following the adoption of EU macro-regional strategies for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR), the Danube Region (EUSDR) and…

2015

Northern Periphery Programme Preparatory Project – Arctic Collaboration Mechanism

2015

What have Structural and Cohesion Funds done for us? Assessing the long term achievements of Cohesion Policy, 1989-2012

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