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dc.title Territorial cohesion and the geography of EU Cohesion policy funding in the Czech Republic en
dc.contributor.author Novosák, Jiří
dc.contributor.author Hájek, Oldřich
dc.contributor.author Smékalová, Lenka
dc.contributor.author Nekolová, Jana
dc.contributor.author Škarka, Milan
dc.relation.ispartof Transformations in Business and Economics
dc.identifier.issn 1648-4460 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2015
utb.relation.volume 14
utb.relation.issue 3C
dc.citation.spage 419
dc.citation.epage 432
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Vilnius University
dc.relation.uri http://www.transformations.knf.vu.lt/36c/article/terr
dc.subject Absorption capacity en
dc.subject Cohesion policy en
dc.subject Regional policy en
dc.subject Structural disadvantage of regions en
dc.subject The Czech Republic en
dc.description.abstract This paper concerns the assessment of the match between the selected cornerstones of territorial cohesion, on one hand, and the EU Cohesion policy, which is understood as the source of territorial impacts, on the other hand. In particular, the paper examines the association between EU Cohesion policy funding (2007-2013) in the Czech Republic and the balanced territorial development of Czech micro-regions. Moreover, the spatial coherence of EU Cohesion policy and Czech national regional policy is as well considered. The empirical results do not provide evidence in support of this match. EU Cohesion policy funding does not compensate for the structural disadvantage of Czech micro-regions. Moreover, the spatial coherence of EU Cohesion policy and Czech national regional policy is missing. The territories, the support of which is regarded as desirable for the balanced territorial development by Czech national regional policy, do not show evidence of higher EU Cohesion policy funding. Low absorption capacity in these territories might be an appropriate explanation for this. © Vilnius University, 2002-2015 © Brno University of Technology, 2002-2015 © University of Latvia, 2002-2015. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1006295
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28120/15:43873588!RIV16-MSM-28120___
utb.identifier.obdid 43874024
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84962291222
utb.identifier.wok 000370913800008
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-22T12:14:41Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-22T12:14:41Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Novosák, Jiří
utb.contributor.internalauthor Hájek, Oldřich
utb.contributor.internalauthor Smékalová, Lenka
utb.contributor.internalauthor Nekolová, Jana
utb.contributor.internalauthor Škarka, Milan
utb.fulltext.affiliation 1 Jiri Novosak Department of Regional Development, Public Sector Administration and Law Faculty of Management and Economics Tomas Bata University in Zlin Mostni 5139 760 01 Zlin The Czech Republic E-mail: novosak@fame.utb.cz 2 Oldrich Hajek Department of Regional Development, Public Sector Administration and Law Faculty of Management and Economics Tomas Bata University in Zlin Mostni 5139 760 01 Zlin The Czech Republic E-mail: hajek@fame.utb.cz 3 Lenka Smekalova Department of Regional Development, Public Sector Administration and Law Faculty of Management and Economics Tomas Bata University in Zlin Mostni 5139 760 01 Zlin The Czech Republic E-mail: smekalova@fame.utb.cz 4 Jana Nekolova Department of Regional Development, Public Sector Administration and Law Faculty of Management and Economics Tomas Bata University in Zlin Mostni 5139 760 01 Zlin The Czech Republic E-mail: nekolova@fame.utb.cz 5 Milan Skarka Department of Regional Development, Public Sector Administration and Law Faculty of Management and Economics Tomas Bata University in Zlin Mostni 5139 760 01 Zlin The Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.dates Received: December, 2014 1st Revision: January, 2015 2nd Revision: April, 2015 Accepted: September, 2015
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship The authors are thankful to the Operational Programme Education for Competitiveness co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the national budget of the Czech Republic for grant No. CZ.1.07.2.3.00/20.0147 – “Human Resources Development in the Field of Measurement and Management of Companies, Clusters and Regions Performance” and for grant No. IGA/FaME/2014/003, which provided financial support for this research.
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