EU Structural Funds, Regional Capabilities and Enlargement: Towards Multi-Level Governance?

@inproceedings{Bailey2002EUSF,
  title={EU Structural Funds, Regional Capabilities and Enlargement: Towards Multi-Level Governance?},
  author={David R. Shackleton Bailey and Lisa De Propris},
  year={2002}
}
Given GDP variations across CEE regions and with CEE regional structures and development processes only emerging recently, the cohesion situation under EU enlargement is considerably more challenging than when current EU regional policy was launched in 1988. Yet even that reform ran into problems given heterogeneity in the forms of regional governance across the EU. This needs to be fully recognised in the context of enlargement where pre-accession funding has focused on the national level… CONTINUE READING