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Economic opportunities in peripheral regions: some considerations

by Paul Köper Many economically weak, peripheral regions seem stuck in a vicious circle: private investment withdraws and is followed by disinvestment in public infrastructure and services (or the other way round), causing demographic decline, which then starts the downwards … Continue reading

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COBRA: Looking for Opportunities in Weak Rural Areas

by Ares Kalandides Last year our team completed a Regional Development Plan for a part of Niederlausitz in Brandenburg, an area physically marked by open lignite mines and poor lands, by structurally low economic performance, high unemployment and an aging … Continue reading

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First Workcamp: COBRA – Collaborative Labour Opportunities in Brandenburg

by Jonas Rehmet We are happy to announce that the first workcamp of a total of three separate one-week workcamps of the ESF-project “COBRA – Collaborative Labour Opportunities in Brandenburg” will take place on November 12th, 2013 in Guben, Germany. … Continue reading

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