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Gli squilibri socio-economici in Argentina e il Focem. Quali prospettive dall'esperienza del fondo di coesione dell'UE?


  • Aurelio Bruzzo


  • Michelle Lins de Moraes



THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DISPARITIES IN ARGENTINA AND THE FOCEM. WHAT ARE THE PROSPECTS FROM THE EXPERIENCE OF THE EU COHESION FUND? Comparing the economical integration processes that have been started since few decades in South America with what has been realized in Europe, it is evident a strong analogy. Consequently, the analysis of problems that have been found out and solutions that have been experimented, through a financial land distribution model for the European economy, can be considered useful tool on the analysis of South American one, being understood all geographical and institutional differences characterizing the two realities. In this paper, with specific reference to Argentina, we will try to check if the acquired experience on regional re-balancing management policy, already gained by the EU's Cohesion Fund could promote an improvement on FOCEM management, which is an analogous fund, established some years ago between the four South American countries belonging to Mercosur in order to reduce the deep socio-economic disparities existing between and within them.

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  • Aurelio Bruzzo & Michelle Lins de Moraes, 2011. "Gli squilibri socio-economici in Argentina e il Focem. Quali prospettive dall'esperienza del fondo di coesione dell'UE?," Working Papers 201110, University of Ferrara, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:udf:wpaper:201110

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    Regional Disparities; MERCOSUR; FOCEM; EU's Cohesion Fund;

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    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
    • R28 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Government Policy

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