Projects

Title

Extension of Cohesion System of HERMIN Models (CSHM) and assessment of the Cohesion Policy past 2013

Client

European Commission, DG Regional Policy

Duration

December 2011 to December 2012

Content

Extending the CSHM to the EU-27, preparation and analysis of the impacts of EU cohesion policy interventions at the member state level, distinction between net payer and net recipient states to the EU budget.

Title

Cohesion System of HERMIN Models (CSHM):
Technical Assistance 2009-2012

Client

European Commission, DG Regional Policy

Duration

August, 2009 to August, 2012

Content

Organisation and execution of modelling work, review of ex post evaluations, preparation of EC Cohesion Report inputs, ongoing advice and assistance to DG-REGIO.

Title

Evaluation of EU Structural Funds (2004-06)
Impact on GDP, Lithuania

Client

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania

Duration

January 2011 – September, 2011

Content

Constructing a new HERLIT HERMIN-type model and for its use for the ex-post impact evaluation of the impacts of the Lithuanian SPD 2004-2006 and ex-ante analysis of SPD 2007-2013.

Title

The Future of EU Structural Policy in East Germany

Client

German Ministry of the Economy and Technology, Germany

Duration

June 2009 – September, 2010

Content

Updating the East German HERMIN-type model and its use for the ex-post impact and ex-nate evaluation of the impacts of the Structural Funds for the period from 2000 – 2020

Title

The economic return of cohesion expenditure
for EU member states

Client

Committee of the Regions, European Parliament

Duration

October, 2008 – October, 2009

Content

Analysis of the economic returns of structural and cohesion policy expenditure (ERDF and Cohesion Fund) to net contributors to the EU budget, (“donor” member states).

Title

Analysis of the Impact of Cohesion Policy

Client

European Commission, DG Regional Policy

Duration

January, 2007 to April, 2007

Content

Ex-ante evaluation of NSRFs for all “convergence” countries and two macro-regions (East Germany and the Italian Mezzogiorno), for inclusion in the European Commission’s 4th Cohesion Report.

Title

Development of an Instrument to Analyse the
Impact of Cohesion Policy:
The Cohesion System of HERMIN Models (CSHM)

Client

European Commission, DG Regional Policy

Duration

January, 2006 to December, 2010

Content

Design, development and implementation of a system of economic models for use by the Commission in the analysis of the impacts of EU cohesion policy interventions.

Title

Quantitative Assessment of the Estimated Impact of the NDP/NSRF using a Macroeconomic model for the Czech Republic

Client

Ministry of Regional Development, Czech Republic

Duration

January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2006

Content

design, construction and testing of a HERMIN model for the Czech Republic and use of the new model to carry out an ex-ante evaluation of the Czech Structural and Cohesion Funds for the period 2004-2006.

Title

Macro-economic impact of the Estonian National Development Plan 2004-2006

Client

Ministry of Finance, Estonia

Duration

July, 2005 – February, 2006

Content

Analysis of the Estonian business sector and creation of disaggregated macroeconomic model, with all associated research topics. Economic analysis on the Estonian NDP 2004-2006 and exploration of the alternative development scenarios for Estonia.

Title

A study of the macroeconomic impacts of reform of EU Cohesion Policy 2000-2006

Client

European Commission, DG Regional Policy

Duration

May, 2004 – September, 2004

Content

Ex-ante evaluation of NSRFs for all “convergence” countries and two macro-regions (East Germany and the Italian Mezzogiorno), for inclusion in the European Commission’s 3rd Cohesion Report.

Title

Analysing the macroeconomic impacts of EU Structural Policies 2000 -2006 in Saxony-Anhalt (Germany)

Client

Regional Government of Sachsen-Anhalt

Content

Designed, implemented and applied a HERMIN-type model of the German region of Sachsen-Anhalt to the mid-term analysis of the Structural Funds for 2000-2006.

Title

Evaluation of impacts of Polish NDPs

Client

Ministry of the Economy/WARR, Poland (note: name of Ministry responsible for these contracts has changed over time since 2002. Currently it is Ministerstwa Rozwoju Regionalnego).

Duration

Annual contracts since 2002 and continuing

Content

Construction of the prototype national HERMIN model for Poland, incorporating mechanism to facilitate an initial ex-ante evaluation of the draft Polish NDP 2004-2006. Subsequent development of that model, and further applications to NDP analysis. Development of a disaggregated version of the Polish model. Design, development and implementation of a series of 16 regional HERMIN-type models for use in the ex-ante analysis of the Regional Operational Programmes in the voivodship Marshal planning offices. A series of training sessions with the Ministry and all voivodships in the use of the models.

Title

Special Preparatory Programme for Structural Funds – Construction of macro-economic model

Client

Ministry of Finance, Rome

Duration

November 2000 – August 2001

Content

Mid-term macro-sectoral evaluation of CSF 2000-2006 for the Italian Mezzogiorno using the new HERMIN-type regional macro-sectoral model.

 

 

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