Structural Funds and Convergence in Poland
Lukasz Pietak ()
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Lukasz Pietak: Institute of Economics, Polish Academy of Sciences
Hacienda Pública Española / Review of Public Economics, 2021, vol. 236, issue 1, 3-37
This study aimed to investigate whether cohesion policy funds affected economic growth and resulted in a convergence process across NUTS 2 regions in Poland. The study examined a balanced panel of data from 16 Polish regions between 2004 and 2016 and applied different estimations procedures, in-cluding the fixed effects estimator –as the main estimator– and the GMM estimator. The empirical analysis revealed that cohesion policy funds had a positive impact on regional economic growth. How-ever, the influence of structural funds on convergence was shown to be weak in Poland. The results were robust to various estimation methods.
Keywords: Cohesion policy funds; regional convergence; Poland (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C23 R11 R58 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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