Area designation and regional policy: lessons for policy transfer

Funder

Economic and Social Research Council, United Kingdom

Start year

1999

End year

2003

The project investigated policy transfer between the EU and the Member States in the field of regional policy, using the designation of assisted areas as a case study of the transfer process. The project focused on the 1999/2000 designation of regional aid areas within the framework of the March 1998 EC regional aid guidelines and the designation of Structural Fund areas under the 2000-06 Structural Funds Regulation