Assessing projects and programmes for cohesion policy at the EIB
AbstractThe assessment of the technical, economic and financial quality of programmes and projects is one of the day-to-day activities at the European Investment Bank (EIB). The paper explains how this task is approached within the EIB, how some of the tools of cost-benefit analysis are employed, and how this approach may evolve during the forthcoming programming period of the Structural Instruments. Some of the recent initiatives of the EIB – in particular RAILPAG, the guidelines for project appraisal in the rail sector and JASPERS, Joint Assistance to Support Projects in European Regions - take a particular relevance in this context and are briefly explained
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at Università degli Studi di Milano in its series Departmental Working Papers with number 2006-38.
Date of creation: 14 Dec 2006
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Cost-Benefit Analysis; Project evaluation; International Organizations;
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- NEP-ALL-2006-12-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-BAN-2006-12-22 (Banking)
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