Beate Kohler-Koch
Models and the reality of European regional policy

Eurasian Law Journal, 2010: 10, issue 29, pp. 12-18
ISSN: 2073-4506

The European Community promotes a high degree of competitiveness and convergence of economic performance. Regional policy is an instrument of solidarity and a powerful force for cohesion and economic integration. In spite of these aims the regions have a lot of political impediments in practice.