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Call for papers – RSA workshop on the EU Cohesion Policy: Focus on The Territorial Dimension

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WORKSHOP FOCUS In just 24 years (1989-2013), the EU Cohesion Policy has shifted its main strategic intervention goals several times. In short, while in earlier times a stronger focus was put on (i) improving human capital; (ii) supporting companies; and (iii) building and modernizing physical infrastructures, the present development paradigm, expressed in the Europe 2020 […]

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2014-2020 European Structural & Investment Funds (Short Brief)

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Europe 2020 2014-2020 European Structural & Investment Funds Changes of the Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 3 (new) types of regions Focus through thematic objectives strengthening research, technological development and innovation; enhancing access to, and use and quality of, ICT; enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs, of the agricultural sector (for the EAFRD) and of the fishery and […]

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European Urban Sprawl

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Sprawl is widely regarded as the scourge of urban planners, but it is not always the easiest thing to measure. One possible way to explore the extent of urban sprawl is using land cover data. In Europe, the European Environment Agency use the Corine (coordination of information on the environment) progamme to categorise land cover […]

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Visualising the EU Budget

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Some Euro mapping today, from the wonderful web pages of Ben Hennig, author of the Views of the World blog at the University of Sheffield. Ben recently looked at the financial state of the European Union in a series of maps and his latest blog goes one better – it visualises the EU budget with […]

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Eurostat Regional Yearbook: Numbers, graphs, and maps, oh my!

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Eurostat, the official publishers of European statistical data, have recently released their Regional Yearbook for 2012. The yearbook is a useful resource for anyone interested in all things European, as it highlights recent economic, social and demographic developments throughout the territory. Most of the data is provided at the EU standard NUTS 2 regional level, […]

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European Regional Human Development and Poverty Index

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While the United Nations Human Development Index is quite well-known for its global analysis of human development at the national level, there is a lesser known version that seeks to apply the same basic methodological approach to the European Union’s regions. The indices, Human Development Index and Human Poverty Index, were developed for the EU’s […]

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Regional GDP per capita in 2009

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EU27 GDP Data for 2008

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Study on Regional Policies in China and EU

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Cross-Border Agglomerations

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