Policy Study

15/12/2022

This policy study addresses the potential impact of the National Recovery and Resilience Plans (NRRPs) on territorial inequalities and the sustainable well-being of people across Europe, particularly of citizens living in left-behind places.

The study analyses whether and how the NRRPs of Italy, Portugal and Spain have adopted a place-based perspective, with particular attention to territorial cohesion.

The three cases were identified on the basis of

  • the emergence of the territorial question as a policy problem;
  • the presence of governments that pose themselves in a different way with respect to the way of conceiving public policies;
  • their differences and the interplay between EU and national policies;
  • the availability and access of documents and information useful for investigation and comparison.  

This Policy Study is part of the Recovery Watch series of publications. The Recovery Watch is a research that monitors the Recovery and Resilience Facility and assesses its social impact in different countries.

Led by FEPS, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and the Institut Emile Vandervelde (IEV), in collaboration with several first-rate research organisations.

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