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'Bringing the State back in' 1 the study of the Greek Political Economy. The European Union's Regional Policy in Greece

  title={'Bringing the State back in' 1 the study of the Greek Political Economy. The European Union's Regional Policy in Greece},
  author={Anastassios Chardas},
Greece has been among the main recipients of the European Union (EU) regional assistance provided through the structural and the cohesion funds. The imminent end of the ‘golden era’ of the policy however – at least for the countries of Southern Europecoalesces with evidence indicating that the policy failed to deliver the developmental outcomes that were initially envisaged in the country. The low rate of absorption of the regional assistance is a sign of growing concern about the inability of… 

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