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Title: The Impact of the Presence of European and International Institutions on the Regional Economic Fabric in Brussels
Authors: Degadt, Jan
Editors: De Groof, Roel
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Academic and Scientific Publishers nv
Host Document: Brussels and Europe/Bruxelles et l'Europe pages:219-233
Abstract: The presence of European and international institutions has had a positive impact on the regional and urban economy. This presence contributed to the international notoriety of Brussels and generated large flows of money, stimulating employment, income and prosperity. It also helped to keep the public infrastructure up-to-date. There are also some critical elements, mainly the fundamental disequilibrium at the labour market in Brussels. Up to now the presence of the international institutions did not bring a solution to this problem. Other problems which need to be adressed are the increasing congestion and the growing income inequality.
ISBN: 978 90 5487 529 1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IHb
Appears in Collections:Department of Marketing and Organisation Studies (MO), Campus Brussels - miscellaneous
Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) - miscellaneous
Department of ECON-CEDON, Campus Brussels

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