EU Cohesion Policy: Reassessing Performance and Direction

John Bachtler (Editor), Peter Berkowitz (Editor), Sally Hardy (Editor), Tatjana Muravska (Editor)

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The book brings together academics, members of European institutions and regional and national level policymakers in order to assess the performance and direction of EU Cohesion policy against the background of the most significant reforms to the policy in a generation. Responding to past criticisms of the policy, the policy changes introduced in 2013 have aligned European Structural and Investment Funds with the Europe 2020 strategy and introduced measures to improve strategic coherence, perforation and integrated development.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxon
Number of pages320
Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2016

Publication series

NameRegions and Cities
PublisherRegional Studies Association


  • EU cohesion policy
  • European structural and investment funds
  • regional policy
  • regional development
  • institutions


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