1st Edition

Economic Development and Environmental Gain
European Environmental Integration and Regional Competitiveness

ISBN 9781853833007
Published March 1, 2000 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

This volume contains detailed information and assessment of incentives and policy instruments available within Europe to encourage good practice, and of how to achieve environmental gain in regional economic programmes. It describes an appropriate methodology for securing improved environmental benefit and explores the potential for achieving regional environmental competitiveness. There are insights based on wide international comparative experience of programme evaluation.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Ludwig Kraemer, European Commission DG XI * Economic Development and the Environment * Environmental Gain * Environment in the European Union * Inward Investment and Environmental Finance * The European Union Structural Funds * Environmental Integration in Regional Programmes * A Methodology for Realizing Environmental Gain * Towards Regional Environmental Competitiveness * Appendices * References * Index

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Keith Clement is an independent environmental policy consultant and Senior Research Associate at the European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.