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The FIRSTRUN project advances the theoretical and practical debates on the effective mechanisms of fiscal policy coordination. It analyzes the very reason why fiscal policy coordination may be needed in the first place, namely cross-country externalities (spillovers) related to national fiscal policies. Specifically, it identifies different types of spillover effects, investigates how they work in ...
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Productivity, Non-Tariff Measures and Openness (PRONTO)

Start date: Feb 1, 2014, End date: Jan 31, 2018,

The latter half of the 20th century saw a successful international effort to reduce tariffs. These achievements, however, were undone by the subsequent proliferation of non-tariff measures (NTMs) to limit international trade and investment. These measures take a variety of forms and include safety regulations, environmental standards, and corporate tax incentives, all of which influence both trade ...
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Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe (STYLE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

The overriding aim of this project is to conduct a comparative EU wide analysis on youth unemployment that is sensitive to gender, ethnic and class differences and the historical legacies of multi-level institutions shaping relevant policies.This aim will be achieved through 10 objectives organized around 12 research, management, dissemination and scientific coordination work packages.There are th ...
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MOBILISING THE POTENTIAL OF ACTIVE AGEING IN EUROPE (MOPACT)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

The starting point for MOPACT is the ambitious goals set by Horizon 2020 and the European Innovation Partnership Pilot Project on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIPAHA). Our response is ambitious too: we aim to provide the research and practical evidence upon which Europe can make longevity an asset for social and economic development. MOPACT will create a high quality, multi-disciplinary critical mas ...
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Inclusive Growth Research Infrastructure Diffusion (INGRID)

Start date: Feb 1, 2013, End date: Jan 31, 2017,

Referring to the increasingly challenging EU2020-ambition of Inclusive Growth, the objectives of the InGRID project are to integrate and to innovate existing, but distributed European social sciences research infrastructures on ‘poverty and living conditions’ and ‘working conditions and vulnerability’ by improving the transnational data access, organising mutual knowledge exchange and improving me ...
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"The on-going negotiations on Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements between the EU, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, the accession of Russia to the World Trade Organisation in 2012 and the establishment of a Customs Union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan in 2011 are expected to boost trade relations between the European Union and its Eastern Neighbours. The aim of AGRICISTRADE i ...
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Cooperation for European Research in Economics (COEURE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

The European Union is the world's largest economic entity, yet its ability to design and implement effective economic policies is not commensurate with its size. While the field of economics has seen an impressive growth, the economic research remains fragmented across the Member States. Developing an efficient research area is essential for growth and to the process of European integration. Howev ...
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Quality certification System in Agrotourism (CerTour)

Start date: May 27, 2013, End date: May 26, 2015,

The aim of the joint action is to improve the services provided in the agrotourism sector in the project area by creating a framework of quality standards to which the local SMEs should adapt themselves in order to be assessed and certified. Achievements: 1 network of c ...
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... ght activities and policy analysis.The proposal is organised in 23 workpackages that will run over a period of 48 months. The Consortium is composed by a team of 29 partners chosen among top research centres in Europe.
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Dangerous goods are nowadays primarily transported by trucks – despite higher safety risks and higher environmental costs compared to other transport modes like rail. Intermodal transport offers an alternative but developing efficient interfaces between different transport modes is a challenge to be solved. Regions in central Europe are further disadvantaged due to missing connections across the ...
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Impacts Quantification of global changes (Global-IQ)

Start date: Aug 1, 2011, End date: Jul 31, 2014,

World societies experience today large transformation processes both in the social, economic and environmental dimensions. These transformations are usually described under the heading of ‘global change’, to emphasize the increasing interactions between them. The objective of the proposal is three-fold: (1) to provide significant advances in the estimation of socio-economic impacts of global chall ...
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Growth And Sustainability Policies for Europe (GRASP)

Start date: Nov 1, 2009, End date: Oct 31, 2013,

"Growth And Sustainability Policies for Europe (GRASP) addresses European policy concerns associated with growth within a comprehensive yet coherent analytical framework. This framework is built on Aghion’s version of the Schumpeterian growth approach. It emphasizes quality-improving innovation in imperfectly competitive markets, but suggests optimal growth policy may depend as well on levels of t ...
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Well functioning factor markets are a crucial condition for the competitiveness and growth of agriculture and for rural development. At the same time, the functioning of the factor markets themselves are influenced by changes in agriculture and the rural economy, and in EU policies. Member state regulations and institutions affecting land, labour, and capital markets may cause important heterogene ...
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Prospective Analysis for the Mediterranean Region (MEDPRO)

Start date: Mar 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2013,

"In response to SSH-2009 – 7.1.2, the MEDPRO project will undertake a deep foresight analysis of the development issues in eleven countries in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean participating in the Barcelona process and in the Union for the Mediterranean. The project will undertake an analysis of the current state and prospective development in main areas of socio-economic development: Geopol ...
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The primary objective of this research project is to produce a comprehensive study on the impact of market services on aggregate economic growth in the EU and its comparative performance relative to competitor regions, especially the US. The research is divided into three areas: Productivity and its drivers in service industries; Firm strategies in the knowledge-based economy and Internationalisat ...
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"The objective of the INDICSER project is to develop indicators which provide information on the performance of service sectors in the EU. At the heart of the project are concerns that such indicators should be valid in terms of concepts, measurement methods and feasibility but should also have value in terms of their usefulness for policy. Therefore the approach adopted is to include both an EU-w ...
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"Understanding the ‘great’ and ‘little’ divergences between Northwest Europe and the rest of Europe, and between Europe and the rest of the world, implies considerable challenges, both in terms of quantification and analysis. In terms of quantification, the major European challenges are to be found in the pre-1800 period, although much work remains to be done in quantifying post-1800 performance e ...
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"The chances of European countries to grow, prosper and provide well being to their citizens rest on the ability of their firms to become successful traders and producers in foreign markets within and outside the EU. This project examines the pattern of internationalisation of European firms. With a clear focus on defining adequate and effective policy measures, it looks at the broad factors con ...
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"The long-standing US-EU partnership and dominance of a range of international institutions (IMF, World Bank, Security Council, etc.) is rapidly breaking down under the impact of shifting interdependencies and power relationships. In this sense, global economic governance is at a crucial crossroads. If a more complex and multi-polar world is now emerging, interwoven with bilateral agreements and ...
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In 2000, EU leaders committed to the objective of making Europe ‘the most dynamic and competitive knowledge-based economy in the world, capable of sustainable economic growth, with more and better jobs, greater social cohesion and respect for the environment.’ They drew up the ‘Lisbon agenda’ to achieve this goal by 2010. The central strategy was based on policies to encourage investment in knowle ...
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The Danube River is one of the most important natural axes in South-East-Europe. It links most of the countries in the SEE area. Thus the improvement and good examples of transnational cooperation of all countries at this river will be a brilliant signal for the whole region. This project has a far reaching strategic focus beyond risk management and could become a flagship project for the SEE prog ...
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... is also explicitly acknowledged in the “Lisbon process”. However, our knowledge of the contribution of intangibles to economic performance is still incomplete. While firms undoubtedly are at the centre of innovation and productivity growth, their activities are hard to analyse empirically. Furthermore, at the macro-level the national accounts data on capital formation focus primarily on fixed inv ...
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Multifunctional Intensive Land Use in Europe (MILUNET)

Start date: Dec 31, 2003, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

... ction, exchange and transfer of knowledge on the subject of Multifunctional and Intensive Land Use (MILU) as a means to realise more sustainable (urban) development in Europe. MILUnet core activities centred around bi-annual regional workshops. The interactive workshop method includes an Implementation Lab (IL). An IL focuses on case areas in the region where the workshop is held. This method has ...
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moting Spatial Development by Creating COMon MINdscapes (COMMIN)

Start date: Aug 31, 2004, End date: Aug 30, 2007,

Transnational and cross-border co-operation have a growing need (e.g. EU-enlargement) for a precise understanding of the partner’s concepts and the planning systems they are embedded in. The improvement of solving similar problems in different BSR countries and on transnational activities can best be achieved by exchange of experiences and ideas, mutual training and further education as well as pr ...
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In recent years proactive cluster management has become one of the standard tools of regional development. It is important for promoting technology-oriented economic development and for helping small and medium-sized companies to meet the challenges of global competition. However, approaches to cluster management differ widely and information gaps still exist in many regions. Overall objective / O ...
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... rted by ICT (event learning, etc.) per partner region, - Elaborated guidelines on quality, seal of quality for new wellness offers in all partner regions, - Feasibility study for hotels as a regional centre of wellness in a trans-European context (one per region).
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