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dc.contributor.authorOsterloh, Steffenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-14en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-14T15:33:23Z-
dc.date.available2011-03-14T15:33:23Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:bsz:180-madoc-31391-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/44462-
dc.description.abstractRegional transfers are assumed to have an impact on the public opinion towards the benefactor, but empirical evidence is still scarce. In this paper we test this hypothesis for the structural funds of the European Union (EU) by combining detailed data on regional transfers with public opinion surveys. A positive impact of transfers on public support for the EU can be confirmed. Moreover, we scrutinize the role of awareness of being a recipient of funds in this process. In particular, we find that the impact of the amount of transfers on the individual's awareness is heterogenous and particularly depends on education. Finally, we show that the type of information source which arouses the citizen's awareness of the transfers affects the impact on his opinion.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x11-011en_US
dc.subject.jelD72en_US
dc.subject.jelF59en_US
dc.subject.jelH73en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordRegional policyen_US
dc.subject.keywordvote purchasingen_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic opinionen_US
dc.subject.keywordEuropean Unionen_US
dc.titleCan regional transfers buy public support? Evidence from EU structural policyen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn654045593en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:11011-

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