Online Annex – Economic Challenges of Lagging Regions: Annex I – Country Case Studies


Adam Brown, Ben Gardiner, Roman Römisch and Jonathan Stenning

wiiw Research Report No. 425, December 2017
129 pages including 3 Tables and 168 Figures

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This report is an annex to wiiw Research Report 421, ‘Economic Challenges of Lagging Regions I: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Environment’. It provides eight detailed country case studies, analysing the fiscal and macroeconomic environment in Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain and its effects on the development of the lagging regions in those countries.


Keywords: macroeconomic development, regional economic development, EU, lagging regions, regional policy, economic challenges

JEL classification: E32, E60, H60, O11, O18, O40, R11

Countries covered: Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, Regional Development