The cohesion policy of the U.E. for the new programming period: an overall picture

Journal title ARGOMENTI
Author/s Aurelio Bruzzo
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2014/41
Language Italian Pages 24 P. 67-90 File size 126 KB
DOI 10.3280/ARG2014-041004
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The aim of this article is to illustrate the main features of the policy for economic, social and territorial cohesion of U.E. for the 2014-2020 programming period. In particular, the most important differences from the previous policy for the 2007-2013 period have been highlighted, specifying also the new objectives which the Member States and regions should pursue, spending most of the financial resources overall allocated. Finally, the case of Italy is mentioned, which is an emblematic country due to the preexisting socio-economic imbalances, which have also been accentuated following the serious crisis of the recent years.

Keywords: Cohesion Policy, objectives and tools, Italian case.

Jel codes: R 58.

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Aurelio Bruzzo, La politica di coesione dell’U.E. per il nuovo periodo di programmazione: un inquadramento generale in "ARGOMENTI" 41/2014, pp 67-90, DOI: 10.3280/ARG2014-041004