Regional Differentials and Policies for Territorial Cohesion in the European Union
Since the late 1980s development gaps between the European Union (EU) member states have been narrowing. In a relatively short period of time, important catching-up events have emerged, alongside ongoing wide income discrepancies between regions within the individual member states. In a period of growing European integration and increasing Community efforts to encourage cohesion, the persistence of significant regional differentials poses two questions.
KeywordsEuropean Union Capita Income Employment Rate Structural Fund Income Class
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