Regional development agencies in Portugal: past developments and future challenges

Syrett, Stephen and Silva, Carlos Nunes (2001) Regional development agencies in Portugal: past developments and future challenges. Regional Studies, 35 (2). pp. 174-180. ISSN 0034-3404

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Abstract

This article considers the result of a recently completed programme to create Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) within Portugal. The first part of the article examines the forces leading to the creation of RDAs in Portugal and the particularities of the process employed. The second part turns to consider the considerable challenges that these fledgling RDAs now face if they are to develop a strategic role promoting regional economic development within Portugal.

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Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR)
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