2015
DOI: 10.1515/zireb-2015-0006
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Does the Cohesion Policy Decrease Economic Inequalities in the European Union?

Abstract: This paper examines the impact of the EU Cohesion Policy on the relative development of EU countries as well as on the development of NUTS-2 regions within member states. The main hypothesis is that the Cohesion Fund payments are reducing inequalities between member states, while failing to decrease the regional inequalities within member states in the European Union. The basic conclusion is that Cohesion funds should not be viewed as the only solution for the problem of regional inequalities in the EU, but ra… Show more

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“…Literature also discusses extensively the role of productivity in the convergence process which, for accuracy, requires a simultaneous analysis for all countries involved (Inklaar et al, 2016). The cohesion issue has become of great concern for CEE countries that endeavour to find common grounds to overcome their laggard stance in the EU and where the need to converge is more apparent (Jovančević et al, 2015). In the same time, based on the latest developments, it can be argued that these countries have great potential of growth, individually and as a group, relying on internal economic and human resources and supported by the EU cohesion funds.…”
Section: Literature Reviewmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Literature also discusses extensively the role of productivity in the convergence process which, for accuracy, requires a simultaneous analysis for all countries involved (Inklaar et al, 2016). The cohesion issue has become of great concern for CEE countries that endeavour to find common grounds to overcome their laggard stance in the EU and where the need to converge is more apparent (Jovančević et al, 2015). In the same time, based on the latest developments, it can be argued that these countries have great potential of growth, individually and as a group, relying on internal economic and human resources and supported by the EU cohesion funds.…”
Section: Literature Reviewmentioning
confidence: 99%