Financial Instruments under Cohesion Policy 2007-13: How have Member States and Selected Financial Institutions Respected and Preserved EU Financial Interests? Interim Report

Fiona Wishlade, Rona Michie, Claudia Gloazzo

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This study assesses the implementation of financial instruments (FIs) in Cohesion policy during the 2007-13 programming period. It takes stock of existing knowledge on the operation of FIs as reflected in the academic literature and policy documents. A comparative analysis of eight case studies, focusing on the different stages in the lifecycle of FIs, provides the basis on which to draw lessons from the implementation of FIs in 200713, highlighting implications for 2014-20.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBrussels
Commissioning bodyEuropean Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control
Publication statusUnpublished - 30 Jun 2015


  • financial instruments
  • cohesion policy
  • member states

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