The Regional Economic Structure of the European Union: an Analysis of Long-Term Developments

  • Willem Molle
Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)


In the present paper** we describe the changes that have occurred in the structure of employment by branch in the regional system of the EU over the period 1950 – 1990. We have distinguished four ten-year subperiods. Moreover, for some elements of the analysis we give a forecast for the year 2000. So we span half a century.


Peripheral Region Employment Growth Industrial Structure Intermediate Region Total Employment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Willem Molle
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  1. 1.Netherlands Economic Institute (NEI)Erasmus UniversityRotterdamNetherlands

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