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EU budget review – workshops

1. The geography of regional development in Europe: what cohesion policies can and cannot do?

29 January 2009: Berlaymont building

This workshop takes a look at current EU cohesion policies. The following non-exhaustive list of questions serves as point of reference:


Programme pdf document (18 Kb)

Presentation: Financial integration and regional development in the EU
by Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, University of Houston

Discussion: Cecilia Garcia Penalosa, GREQAM, University of Marseille Presentation: Migration and regional development in the EU by Gianmarco Ottaviano, University Discussion: Cecilia Garcia Penalosa, GREQAM, University of Marseille Presentation: Migration and regional development in the EU by Gianmarco Ottaviano, University Discussion: Jakob von Weizsäcker, Bruegel, Bruxelles Presentation: Do institutions matter for regional development in the EU?
by Andres Rodriguez-Pose, London School of Economics Discussion: Lewis Dijkstra, DG REGIO, European Commission

Presentation: Regional policy: what it can and cannot do? What does and does not work? by Somik Lall, World Bank, Washington Discussion: Ray Hudson, Durham University



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