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October 25, 2004

Is the American model Miss World? Choosing between the Anglo-Saxon model and a European-style alternative

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In Lisbon, the European Union has set itself the goal to become the most competitive economy in the world in 2010 without harming social cohesion and the environment.

October 25, 2002

One size fits all? Accession to the internal market; an industry level assessment of EU enlargement

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Enlargement of the EU with ten Central and Eastern European Countries is a major item on the EU's policy agenda.

August 27, 2002

On labour standards and free trade

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The authors investigate the effectiveness and efficiency of alternative measures to increase standards in low-income countries.

August 1, 2002

Fertile soil for structural funds? A panel data analysis of the conditional effectiveness of European cohesion policy

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Structural funds are the most intensively used policy instrument by the European Union to promote economic growth in its member states and to speed up the process of convergence.

July 1, 2002

Strategic competition with public infrastructure; ineffective and unwelcome?

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Countries invest in international infrastructure in an effort to attract firms. Acquiring the position of a hub would make this effort successful.

April 9, 2002

Funds and games; the economics of European cohesion policy

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How effective is European cohesion policy in reducing regional welfare differences?

January 9, 2002

Factor mobility and regional disparities; east, west, home's best?

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Unemployment rates as well as incomes per capita differ vastly across the regions of Europe. Labour mobility can play a role in resolving regional disparities.

September 11, 2001

EU enlargement: economic implications for countries and industries

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Accession favourable especially for new member states.

May 1, 2000

Openness, growth and R&D spillovers: uncovering the missing link?

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Openness, growth and R&D spillovers: uncovering the missing link?