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Working Paper Series

Working Paper Series

Publication date:2015-04-15, Last updated:2015-07-03

Synthesis reports

FINAL PROJECT REPORT

1 // Peter Havlik:
Synthesis Report: WP1. Economic Development and Structural Change in the Process of Transition and EU Membership
2 // Károly Attila Soós:
Synthesis Report: WP2. International Context of cohesion: the Role of Trade and FDI
3 // (ed. )Slavo Radošević:
Synthesis Report: WP3. Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Industrial Dynamics. Technology Upgrading and Innovation Policy in Central and Eastern Europe
4 // Júlia Varga:
Synthesis Report: WP4. Labour Market, Skills and Social Dynamics
5 // Agnes Simonyi:
Synthesis Report: WP5. Social Cohesion and Social Policies
6 // Maciej Smętkowski, Marek W. Kozak:
Synthesis Report: WP6. Territorial Dimension of EU Integration as Challenges for Cohesion Policy
7 // Marina Gruševaja:
Synthesis Report: WP7. Dynamics of institutional convergence
8 // Martin Ferry:
Synthesis Report: WP8. Cohesion Policy and its Components: Past, Present and Future

Serie 1: Growth, structural change, development

1.01 // Leon Podkaminer, Doris Hanzl-Weiss:
Development Pattern of Central and Eastern European Countries (in the course of transition and following EU membership)
1.02 // Roman Römisch:
Estimating Regional Inequality : A Methodological Shortcut
1.03 // Leon Podkaminer:
Lessons from country experiences: Alternative policy paradigms with regard to EU accession/EU membership and cohesion policies
1.04 // Peter Havlik:
Patterns of Structural Change in the New EU Member States
1.05 // Rumen Dobrinsky, Peter Havlik:
Economic Convergence and Structural Change: the Role of Transition and EU Accession
1.06 // Robert Stehrer:
Value added trade, structural change and GDP growth – A decomposition approach
1.07 // Jože Damijan, Črt Kostevc, Matija Rojec:
FDI, Structural Change and Productivity Growth: Global Supply Chains at Work in Central and Eastern European Countries
1.08 // Roman Römisch:
Economic growth, savings and income distribution
1.09 // Anže Burger, Jože Damijan, Črt Kostevc, Matija Rojec:
Determinants of Firm Performance and Growth during Economic Recession: The Case of Central and Eastern European Countries
1.10 // Roman Römisch:
Macroeconomic Aspects of Macroeconomic Conditionalities
1.11 // Roberta Capello, Giovanni Perucca:
Globalization and Growth Patterns in Eastern European Regions: From the Transition Period to the Economic Crisis
1.12 // Roman Römisch:
Database of Regional Inequality Measures
1.13 // Sebastian Leitner, Roman Römisch:
Economic and Social Convergence in the EU. A Policy Note
1.15 // Roberta Capello, Giovanni Perucca:
Do Eastern European Regions Move Towards an Endogenous Growth Pattern? A Diachronic Perspective of Regional Success Factors

Serie 2: International economic relations of the CEE countries

2.01 // Gábor Békés, Balázs Muraközy, Zsuzsa Munkácsi, Gábor Oblath:
Unit Values, Unit Labor Costs and Trade Performance in Four Central European Countries
2.02 // Károly Attila Soós:
The Role of Intra-Industry Trade in the Industrial Upgrading of the 10 CEECs New Members of the European Union
2.03 // Jože Damijan, Črt Kostevc, Matija Rojec:
Bright Past, Shady Future? Past and Potential Future Export Performance of CEE Countries in a Comparative Perspective
2.04 // Neil Foster-McGregor, Robert Stehrer:
Effects of Trade Variety on the Skill Premiums in CEECs: A Comparative Analysis
2.05 // Sandra M. Leitner, Robert Stehrer:
Trade integration, production fragmentation and performance in Europe - blessing or curse? A comparative analysis of the New Member States and the EU-15
2.06 // Jože Damijan, Črt Kostevc, Matija Rojec:
Exporting status and success in innovation: Evidence from Community Innovation Survey micro data for EU countries
2.07 // Jože Damijan, Matija Rojec, Boris Majcen, Mark Knell:
Firm Heterogeneity and FDI Productivity Spillovers: The Case of Central and Eastern European Countries
2.08 // Jože Damijan, Črt Kostevc, Matija Rojec:
Outward FDI and company performance in CEECs
2.09 // Bjoern Jindra, Philipp Marek, Andrea Gauselmann:
Methodological Report on the Cross-Country Survey 2013 in Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and East Germany (including Berlin)
2.10 // Andrea Gauselmann:
MNEs and Regional R&D Co-operation: Evidence from Post-Transition Economies
2.11 // Magdolna Sass:
Case Study Evidence of the Extent and Nature of Foreign Subsidiaries’ R&D and Innovation Capability in Hungary
2.12 // Dominik Völlmecke, Philipp Marek, Björn Jindra:
Regional growth dynamics in the new EU member states – The role of FDI and human capital
2.13 // Gabor Hunya:
Regional policy and FDI location – an overview of the larger new EU Member States
2.14 // Björn Jindra, Matija Rojec:
Knowledge Spillovers from FDI and Positioning of CEECs in Times of a Global Shift in Production and Innovation – A Policy Perspective

Serie 3: Knowledge, Innovation, Technology

3.02 // Attila Varga, Tamás Sebestyén:
Innovation in Central and Eastern European Regions: Does EU Framework Program participation lead to better innovative performance?
3.04 // Slavo Radošević, Esin Yoruk:
A New Metrics of Technology Upgrading: The Central And East European Countries in a Comparative Perspective
3.06 // Adam Płoszaj, Agnieszka Olechnicka:
Running faster or measuring better? How is the R&D sector in Central and Eastern Europe catching up with Western Europe?
3.08.1 // Julia Korosteleva:
Analytical Report on GEM in CEECs
3.08.2 // Saul Estrin, Julia Korosteleva, Tomasz Mickiewicz:
Entrepreneurial Growth Aspirations, Innovation Propensity and National Knowledge Intensity: Unveiling the Complexity of the Relationship, using GEM data
3.09 // Slavo Radošević, Esin Yoruk:
Methodology for Assessing Entrepreneurial Propensity of Technology Intensive Sectors
3.10.1 // Esin Yoruk:
Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Propensity of Low-Carbon Technologies in Advanced Materials and Automotive in Central and Eastern Europe
3.11 // Kincsö Izsak, Paresa Markianidou and Slavo Radošević:
Convergence among national innovation policy mixes in Europe – an analysis of research and innovation policy measures in the period 2004-2012
3.12 // Attila Havas, Kincső Izsak, Paresa Markianidou, Slavo Radošević:
Comparative analysis of policy-mixes of research and innovation policies in Central and Eastern European countries
3.14 // Attila Havas:
The persistent high-tech myth and its implications for the EU10 countries

Serie 4: Societies and social change

4.01 // Hermine Vidovic:
Labour Market Developments and Social Welfare
4.02 // Sebastian Leitner, Robert Stehrer:
Labour Market Transitions in the EU Before and During the Economic Crisis with a View on Youngsters in the New EU Member States
4.03.01 // Michael Landesmann, Sandra M. Leitner:
Recent patterns of labour mobility in the European Union: what is the role of migrants?
4.03.02 // Peter Bönisch, Lutz Schneider, Walter Hyll:
Social Capital and Migration Preferences - an Empirical Analysis for the Case of the Reunified Germany
4.04 // János Köllő:
Patterns of Integration: Low Educated People and their Jobs in Norway, Italy and Hungary
4.05.1 // Márton Csillag, Flóra Samu, Ágota Scharle:
Job Search and Activation Policies in Central and Eastern Europe
4.05.2 // Balázs Váradi:
How Can We Measure the Quality of Labour Market Related Decision-Making and Policy Design in Central- and Eastern European EU Member States and What Are Its Structural Determinants?
4.06 // Zoltán Hermann:
Participation in Non-Formal Adult Education in CEE Countries’,
4.07 // Mikołaj Herbst, Anna Wojciuk:
Common Origin, Different Paths. Transformation of Education systems in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland
4.08 // Daniel Horn:
Workplace-Based Vocational Training in Central and Eastern Europe - Evidence on the School to Work Transition of Hungarian Apprentices
4.09 // Júlia Varga:
The effects of policy changes on teacher quality, teacher sorting and students' outcomes
4.10 // Marek Tiits, Tarmo Kalvet, Imre Mürk:
Reform of higher educational systems in CEECs and the effectiveness of its link with R&D policy with the view to Smart Specialisation
4.11 // Gábor Kertesi, Gabor Kézdi:
The achievement gap between Roma and non-Roma students in East Central Europe and its potential causes

Serie 5: Social Cohesion and Welfare

5.01 // Sebastian Leitner, Robert Stehrer:
Identifying the drivers of inequality and poverty in the CEE EU Member States – a comparison with other EU countries applying the Shapley value approach to decomposition analysis
5.02 // Sebastian Leitner:
Effects of Income Inequality on Population Health and Social Outcomes at the Regional Level in the EU - Differences and Similarities between CEE and Non-CEE Regions
5.03 // Mária Lackó:
An Assessment of the Factors behind Disparities in Health Status of EU- and former Soviet Union countries
5.04 // Márton Csillag, Flóra Samu, Ágota Scharle:
Exclusion from the labour market in post-socialist EU member states
5.05 // Dorottya Szikra Adrienn Győry:
Family Policies and Female Labour Force Participation in the Visegrád-countries. Has there been a move towards flexibility since 2000?
5.06 // Ágota Scharle, Balázs Váradi:
Barriers to welfare reform in the CEE: the case of employment rehabilitation services
5.07 // Agnes Simonyi:
Assessing Social Policy Variations across CEECs
5.09 // Ágota Scharle:
Attitudes to gender roles in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland

Serie 6: Spaces, Territories and Regions

6.02.01 // Maciej Smętkowski:
Regional disparities and development dynamics of CEE regions in the period of prosperity and austerity
6.02.02 // Maciej Smętkowski:
Spatial scope of regional economic growth in Central and Eastern European Countries
6.02.03 // Maciej Smętkowski:
Sources of economic growth in CEEC regions – a structural disaggregation
6.02.04 // Maciej Smętkowski:
Exo- and endogenous growth factors in Central and Eastern European Countries in the period of economic prosperity and crisis
6.03.01.0 // Daniela Constantin, Zizi Goschin:
The Alba County (Subregion Nuts 3) as an Example of a Successful Transformation- Case Study Report
6.03.01.0 // James Scott, Boglárka Szallai:
The Komárom-Esztergom County (Subregion Nuts 3) as an Example of a Successful Transformation- Case Study Report
6.03.01.0 // Jiří Blažek, Ilona Bečicová:
Moravian-Silesian Region (Subregion Nuts 3) as an Example of a Successful Transformation- Case Study Report
6.03.01 // Maciej Smętkowski, Jiři Blazek, Daniela Constantin, James Scott, Boglárka Szallai:
Development problems in the Central and Eastern European countries – successful industrial restructuring?
6.03.02.0 // Marek W. Kozak:
Subregion Jelenia Góra as an Example of Border Region - Case Study Report
6.03.02.0 // Marek W. Kozak:
The Karlovy Vary Subregion as an Example of a Border Region - a Case Study Report
6.03.02.0 // Maciej Smętkowski:
The Przemyśl Subregion (Nuts3) as an Example of a Border Region - Case Study Report
6.03.02.0 // Daniela Constantin, Zizi Goschin:
The Suceava County (Subregion Nuts3) as an Example of a Border Region - Case Study Report
6.03.02 // Maciej Smętkowski, Marek W. Kozak, Daniela Constantin, Zizi Goschin:
Selected development problems in CEE regions – peripherality of the border regions
6.03.03.0 // Jan Buček:
Banskobystrický Region - Case Study Report
6.03.03.0 // Dimitri Zimin:
Kirde-Eesti, Estonia: Patterns of Socio-Economic Development - Case Study Report
6.03.03.0 // Julia Spiridonova:
The Shumen Region (Nuts3) as an Example of a Region with Social Problems
6.03.03 // Maciej Smętkowski, Jan Buček, Julia Spiridonova, Dimitri Zimin:
Development problems in Central and Eastern European countries – a concentration of social problems at regional level
6.04 // Tomasz Komornicki:
Assessment of infrastructure construction, its role in regional development
6.05.01 // Andrzej Kassenberg:
Options for sustainable growth
6.05 // Andrzej Kassenberg:
The Changing State of the Natural Environment and of Environmental Policies for Sustainable Development in Central and Eastern Europe
6.06.01 // James Scott, Boglárka Szallai:
Case Study Report: Budapest Agglomeration (Central Hungarian Region)
6.06.02 // Daniela Constantin:
Case Study Report: Bucharest Metropolitan Area and Its Regional Hinterland
6.06.03 // Martin Ferry:
Case Study Report: Prague Metropolitan Region
6.06.04 // Imre Mürk:
Case Study Report: Tallinn Area and its Regional Hinterland
6.06.05 // Maciej Smętkowski:
Case Study Report: Warsaw Metropolitan Area and its Regional Hinterland
6.06.06 // Donatas Burneika:
Case Study Report: Vilnius Metropolitan Area
6.06 // Maciej Smętkowski:
The Metropolisation Process on Different Territorial Scales: Focus on Capital City Regions in Central and Eastern European Countries
6.07 // Maciej Smętkowski:
The Metropolisation Process at the Regional Scale – Recommendations, Policy Options and Future Prospects

Serie 7: Institutional Convergence

7.01 // Marina Gruševaja, Toralf Pusch:
Institutional Convergence of CEECs and its Connection to Growth and Cohesion
7.02 // Andrea Gauselmann, Felix Noth:
Corporate Governance and Financial Constraints in foreign owned Enterprises An Analysis in selected European transition Economies on the basis of the IWH FDI Micro database 2013
7.03 // Éva Ozsvald:
Corporate Governance in Central Eastern Europe – a Comparative Political Economy Approach
7.04 // Judit Kalman, Marek Tiits:
Coordinated policies and cohesion policies: their relationship and impact on the Member States
7.05 // Judit Kalman, Marek Tiits:
The future of EU-wide coordinated policies in the post-crisis era: policy note

Serie 8: Cohesion and its Dimensions

8.01 // Martin Ferry:
The Achievements of Cohesion Policy: Evidence and Methodological Challenges from an EU10 Perspective’,
8.02.01 // Stefan Kah:
Cohesion Policy Lessons From Earlier EU/EC Enlargements. Austria Case Study Report
8.02.02 // Kaisa Granqvist:
Cohesion Policy Lessons From Earlier EU/EC Enlargements. Finland Case Study Report
8.02.03 // Martin Ferry:
Cohesion Policy Lessons From Earlier EU/EC Enlargements. Spain Case Study Report
8.02.04 // Kaisa Granqvist:
Cohesion Policy Lessons From Earlier EU/EC Enlargements. Sweden Case Study Report
8.02.05 // Stephen Miller:
Cohesion Policy Lessons From Earlier EU/EC Enlargements. Ireland Case Study Report
8.02 // Martin Ferry:
Cohesion Policy Lessons From Earlier EU/EC Enlargements. Synthesis of Case Studies
8.03.01 // Kaisa Granqvist:
Kirde-Eesti Case Study Report
8.03.02 // James Scott, Boglárka Szallai:
Central Hungarian Region and Budapest Agglomeration Case Study Report
8.03.03 // Marek W. Kozak:
Podkarpackie Region Case Study Report
8.03.04 // Daniela Constantin, Zizi Goschin, Constanta Bodea, Ion Stancu, Bogdan Ileanu:
Suceava County, North-East Region (Romania) Case Study Report
8.03.05 // Martin Ferry:
Śląskie Case Study Report
8.03.06 // Stefan Kah:
Slovakia case study report
8.03 // Martin Ferry:
Cohesion Policy and its Components: Past, Present and Future. Synthesis Report
8.04 // Roberta Capello, Camilla Lenzi:
Relevance and Utility of RTDI Funds for Smart Growth
8.05 // Ugo Fratesi, Giovanni Perucca:
Territorial Capital and the Effectiveness of Cohesion Policies: an Assessment for CEE Regions
8.06 // Martin Ferry:
Cohesion Policy Transfer and Institutional Change in Central and Eastern Europe
8.07 // Sándor Richter:
General rationale for an EU budget and the cohesion policy as a segment of it
8.08 // John Bachtler, Carlos Mendez, Fiona Wishlade:
Cohesion policy reform and Central and Eastern Europe

Policy Papers

1 // Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello:
Rationale and Design of EU Cohesion Policies in a Period of Crisis with special reference to CEECs
2 // Roberta Capello, Andrea Caragliu:
After Crisis Scenarios for CEECs: Alternative Evolutions of Structural Adjustments
3 // Roberta Capello, Andrea Caragliu, Ugo Fratesi:
Global Trends and the Economic Crisis: future alternative European Growth Strategies
4 // Grzegorz Gorzelak, Martin Ferry:
Future Cohesion Policy Suggestions