MAP 6 AND 7 Geographical pattern of the social vulnerability dimension

Indicators in Cohesion Policy

Original publication: May 2017 Authors: Christian VANDERMOTTEN, Gilles VAN HAMME (IGEAT, Université Libre de Bruxelles) Short link to this post: Available languages: Background Gross (Regional) Domestic Product per capita is presently the only criterion of eligibility for the less developed or intermediate regions in the framework of the European Structural Read more…

Map 1: Eligibility status for Structural Funds based on 2012-14 GDP per head data

Building Blocks for a Future Cohesion Policy – First Reflections

Original publication: April 2017 Authors: European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow: John BACHTLER, Laura POLVERARI with contributions by Irene McMASTER and Timothée LEHURAUX. Short link to this post: Available languages: Aim and background to the study This study discusses the essential themes expected to be part of Read more…

Figure 3: Phases in the ESIF programme lifecycle with high risk for gold-plating

Gold-Plating in the European Structural and Investment Funds

Original publication: January 2017 Authors: Spatial Foresight: Kai Böhme, Frank Holstein, Maria Toptsidou and Sabine Zillmer supported by ÖIR: Helene Gorny, Sanja Brkanović and Bernd Schuh; t33: Elodie Lorgeoux, Flaminia Cignitti and Nicola Brignani In addition the research team included Edvinas Bulevičius (BGI), Victoria Chorafa (LKN Analysis), Andrea Floria (ACZ Read more…


Evaluation of the Report under Article 16(3) of the CPR

Original publication: September 2016 Authors: Diána Haase and Filipa Azevedo, Research Administrators Short link to this post: Available languages: The Committee on Regional Development (REGI) of the European Parliament (EP) decided to draw up an implementation report on the European Commission (EC) communication on “Investing in jobs and growth Read more…

Figure 3: Relation between Horizon 2020 and ESIF funding

Maximisation of Synergies between European Structural and Investment Funds and Other EU Instruments to Attain Europe 2020 Goals

Original publication: June 2016 Authors: Martin Ferry, Stefan Kah, John Bachtler Case studies: Stefan Kah (AT – RIS3); Irene McMaster (CZ – Horizon 2020); Viktoriya Dozhdeva (ES – COSME); Timothée Lehuraux (FR – EFSI); Martin Ferry (PL – CEF); Cristian Surubaru (RO – EIP-AGRI); Philip Vernon (UK Wales – Horizon Read more…

Allocations by TO by groups of Member States, 2007-13 and 2014-20 (% of total)

Strategic Coherence of Cohesion Policy: Comparison of the 2007-13 and the 2014-20 Programming Periods

Original publication: February 2015 Authors:  EPRC: Stefan Kah,Carlos Mendez, John Bachtler , Stephen Miller Short link to this post: Available languages: – Study: – Executive summary: Strategic coherence is a central element of the 2013 reform of Cohesion Policy for the 2014-20 period. This study provides a critical assessment of the evolution and implementation Read more…