The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Open Evidence Research Group, organises for 24 November 2017 a one-day reflection seminar on robustification of regional payment databases (invitation only, please contact email@example.com).
In the course of the seminar the University of Bergen will present the preliminary finding of the project Regionalisation of ESIF payments 1989-2015, funded by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy.
The purpose of this project is to provide a robustification and sensitivity analysis of the REGIO database on the payments in the programming period 1989-2016, broken down per NUTS2 area. The general aim is to improve the data reliability and help analysts in making econometric analysis of the impact of Cohesion Policy 1989-2016.
The seminar will also host related presentations from regional policy practitioners.
- 9:30 Welcome
Marta Aymerich, Vice President for Strategic Planning and Research, Welcome from UOC
Mariana Hristcheva , European Commission, DG Regional And Urban Policy, Head of Evaluation and European Semester Unit
- 10.00-10.30 Presentation of the Seventh Cohesion Report
Terry Ward, Applica: Introducing the Seventh Cohesion Report
- 10:30-11:30 Presentations from experts
Athanasios Lapatinas, Europea Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, CC-ME: Presentation of evaluation activities – tbc
Cristiano Codagnone, Open Evidence: Overview of the activities of Open Evidence
- 11:30-12:00 Coffee break
- 12:00-13:30 Presentations from invited experts in regional policy analysis
Andrea Conte, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Seville Regional Modelling (REMO) team: Presentation of RHOMOLO
Marta Kuc, Gdansk University of Technology, Faculty of Management and Economics: Composite indicators for cohesion policy: an experimental approach
Andrea Saltelli, University of Bergen: Introduction to uncertainty and sensitivity analysis
- 13:30-14.30 Lunch
- 14:30-15.30 Presentation of the results of the project Regionalisation of ESIF payments 1989-2015
Daniele Vidoni, European Commission, DG Regional And Urban Policy, Evaluation and European Semester Unit: Rationale and vision of the project
Rosaria Chifari and Samuele Lo Piano: Results of the study
- 15:30-17:30 General discussion
- 17:30 Final remarks from DG REGIO
- 18:00 End of the meeting
When? 24 November 24 2017 – from 9.30 to 18:00
Where? Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Avinguda del Tibidabo, 39 Barcelona 08035 [Google map]
How can you join? Please request your invitation to firstname.lastname@example.org