Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/128830
Authors: 
Huber, Peter
Year of Publication: 
2007
Series/Report no.: 
WIFO Working Papers 283
Abstract: 
This paper analyses the effects of previous enlargements of the European Union on the regional structure of production. Focusing on regional development five years before and seven years after integration, we find relatively small and heterogeneous effects. For the addition of Greece a robust tendency of decentralisation is found. For Southern enlargement effects on border regions are significant for wages and employment and for Northern enlargement no significant effects are found. Finally, for nearby old member states results are contradictory and are not robust to correcting for potential bias arising from serial autocorrelation of the error term.
Subjects: 
EU-Accession
Regional Effects of Integration
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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