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dc.contributor.authorHagen, Tobiasen_US
dc.contributor.authorMohl, Philippen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-09-30en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-01T14:51:10Z-
dc.date.available2009-10-01T14:51:10Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/28112-
dc.description.abstractThe impact of EU Cohesion Policy has mainly been evaluated with regard to its growth effects. We extend the perspective by investigating the impact of EU Cohesion Policy on public investments and budget deficits in order to learn more about the channels through which this policy field works. Using a dataset of 27 EU countries for the time period 1982-2006, we find that EU Cohesion Policy payments do not cause public investments to increase significantly, which points to a crowding out of national investment. Moreover, the hypothesis that EU Cohesion Policy is used for the consolidation of public budgets cannot be completely rejected.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers|x09-051en_US
dc.subject.jelC23en_US
dc.subject.jelH54en_US
dc.subject.jelH62en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordEU Cohesion Policyen_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic investmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic deficitsen_US
dc.subject.keywordpanel dataen_US
dc.titleHow does EU cohesion policy work? Evaluating its effects on fiscal outcome variablesen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn609718975en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:09051-

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