C. General topics for the students’ papers - Regional policies in the European Community

  • The evolution of regional disparities in the EU through the years (statistics, maps: GDP per capita, unemployment, etc on a NUTS 3 level): convergence-divergence
  • Greece & the EU: analysis of the relationship – the picture through statistical data
  • Literature review of regional development issues in Greece and the EU



The paper constitutes 30% of the final grade (up to 3 grades). The papers can be done in groups of no more than two students and are turned in a week after the end of the June exam period.