Based on the author's extensive research in the field, this book analyzes regional policy for the whole of Europe. Comparing East and West, it offers a new model of regional policy and gives an overview of the direction that it may take in Europe as a whole. Topics covered include: the evaluation of regional policy; its main aims; its "infrastructure" in Western Europe; its form in Eastern Europe; and the development of regional policy from 1917 to the 1990s. The book is intended for professionals and academics working in the areas of regional studies, economics and policy studies.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Regional Policy within a System of State Socio-Economic Activity. Part II: The Main Directions of Regional Policy. Part III: The Mechanism of Regional Policy Realization. Part IV Regional Policy in USSR/CIS/Russia and the Opportunities for the Practical Implementation of Foreign Experience. Conclusions