Contribution to the 2021 EU Annual Regional and Local Barometer

In preparation of the ‘EU Annual Regional and Local Barometer 2021’, this study shall further analyse what the COVID-19 pandemic means to the development and future perspectives of regions and cities in Europe. Particular focus shall be put on the impact of COVID-19 and the subsequent policy measures – merely linked to various waves of lockdowns and travel restrictions – as well as recovery measures and the resilience to external shocks. The study is a further development of the CoR study on ‘potential impacts of COVID-19 on regions and cities of the EU’ carried out in summer 2020. The study is carred out in cooperation with ÖIR and t33.


Client: European Committee of the Regions

Duration: December 2020 - August 2021

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