Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

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State Aids and Subsidies

  • Régis LanneauEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_645


The power to give money is apprehended, in legal terms, through the notions of subsidies and state aids. In a conventional approach of state aids and subsidies control, it is because they have a potential effect on the competitive position of economic and create some trans-frontiers spillovers that these “spending” are or should be controlled at a supranational level. This entry will inquire into the rationale and limit of state aids control.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Law School, CRDPUniversité de Paris NanterreNanterreFrance