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Video February 7, 2020

Carsten Rasmussen on Catching-Up Regions

Analytical work undertaken in recent years indicates that the performance of regions in the European Union (EU) is clearly linked to the performance of urban areas within the region. The most dynamic EU regions either have one or more metropolitan areas or urban agglomerations within their boundaries, or they are close to one in another region. Without strong urban areas, it's impossible to have strong regions.