Financial Implementation of European Structural and Investment Funds

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This research paper provides an informative overview of the state of play of the financial implementation of European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), with an assessment of the reasons for the state of implementation and the implications. The report is based on desk-review research. It considers financial implementation in the 2007-2013 funding period, before focusing on implementation thus far in the 2014-2020 period. It identifies and analyses factors that influence the pace of ESIF financial implementation. The final section draws together conclusions and recommendations
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBrussels
Commissioning bodyEuropean Parliament
Number of pages84
VolumePE 621.785
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2018


  • European Union
  • EU Cohesion policy
  • structural funds
  • financial implementation

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