Introduction to a discussion on the third cohesion report: Policy-relevant research and research-relevant policy

Christer Bengs
2004 Zenodo  
The report is likely to have a central role in shaping policy discussions on cohesion and regional development related issues for the foreseeable future, not least because it provides a blueprint for European cohesion policy after EU-enlargement in May 2004 and for the next Structural Funds programming period beyond 2006. It is also highly relevant to academic research in this area, e.g. through the work undertaken within the ESPON research framework To highlight this important event we will
more » ... e a number of experts on regional policy and cohesion commenting on the report, its findings and its academic relevance.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5148359 fatcat:o6spwz5kojcqnjea7gwt5xgtxe