This publication is a web tool by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s in-house science service and the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.
It aims to provide evidence-based scientific support to the European policy-making process. The scientific output expressed does not imply a policy position of the European Commission. Neither the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, the European Commission nor any person acting on behalf of the Commission is responsible for the use which might be made of this publication.
Data visualisation: Roxana Torre.
When using results obtained from the EU regional competitiveness scoreboard please refer to:
M.J.P.M. Thissen and C. Gianelle (2014), EU regional competitiveness scoreboard, http://s3platform.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EU competitiveness scoreboard and http://www.pbl.nl/EU competitiveness scoreboard, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies and the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.
When making a reference to the trade data and the methodology please refer to:
Thissen M., F. van Oort, D. Diodato, & A. Ruijs (2013). Regional Competitiveness and Smart Specialization in Europe: Place-based Development in International Economic Networks. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Gianelle C., X. Goenaga, I. González & M. Thissen (2014) Smart specialisation in the tangled web of European inter-regional trade, S3 Working Paper Series No. 05/2014, JRC-IPTS, Sevilla
Thissen M., D. Diodato, & F. van Oort (2013), Integration and Convergence in Regional Europe: European Regional Trade Flows from 2000 to 2010, PBL publication number: 1036, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, The Hague/Bilthoven
Thissen M., D. Diodato, & F. van Oort (2013), Integrated Regional Europe: European Regional Trade Flows in 2000, PBL publication number: 1035, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, The Hague/Bilthoven