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Effectiveness of ERDF support measures

What affects the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)? How should an efficient SME policy be designed?

Based on their scientific research, Michael Holz and Hans-Jürgen Wolter evaluated the economic efficiency of public support measures to improve the competitiveness of SMEs that have been financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in recent years for the European Court of Auditors in early May.