The Cohesion versus Better Spending Debate During the Negotiation of the EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2014–2020
The paper reviews the negotiations on the EU multi-annual financial framework (MFF) for 2014-2020 which took place between 2011 and 2013 and involved all EU member states and institutions. Focus is put on the debate regarding the funding of the Cohesion Policy, which emerged as the most contentious issue throughout the negotiation process. By following the reasoning lines of the coalitions built around this controversial issue and how the diverging interests were accommodated to allow the advancement of negotiations, it concludes on the significance of the achieved compromise for the EU growth and convergence related goals, as well as with respect to the inter- institutional balance and the relations between member states within the European Union.
Volume (Year): 6 (2014)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Splaiul Unirii nr. 176, sector 4, Bucuresti|
Web page: http://fbc.ucdc.ro/
More information through EDIRC
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- ., 2013. "Application of auction theory in Europe," Chapters, in: Cartels, Competition and Public Procurement, chapter 6, pages 89-108 Edward Elgar Publishing.
- ., 2013. "Revealed competition in European regions," Chapters, in: Regional Competitiveness and Smart Specialization in Europe, chapter 5, pages 103-129 Edward Elgar Publishing.
- International Monetary Fund, 2008. "Macroeconomic Effects of EU Transfers in New Member States," IMF Working Papers 08/223, .
- Zaman, Gheorghe & Georgescu, George, 2009. "Structural Fund Absorption: A New Challenge For Romania?," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 6(1), pages 136-154, March.
- ., 2013. "Partnerships in Europe," Chapters, in: Strategic Public Private Partnerships, chapter 7, pages 60-79 Edward Elgar Publishing.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:6:y:2014:i:2:p:91-99. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Adi Sava)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.