Ex post evaluation of Cohesion Policy programmes 2007-2013, focusing on the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund (CF)
Work package zero: data collection and quality assessment : executive summary
Guidance from DG Regio for reporting in the 2007-2013 period introduced core indicators to help compare and aggregate data across similar programmes and Member States. Future common indicators have been introduced to extend this ability for 2014-2020. This evaluation assessed financial and physical data reported by Managing Authorities (MAs) in the Annual Implementation Reports (AIRs) of over 300 Operating Programmes (OPs) supported by ERDF and CF. This final report: identifies problem areas for NUTS3 level regional breakdown of ERDF & CF expenditure; reviews 2012 and 2013 AIRs, covering... core indicators, future common indicators as well as other significant outputs and results; analysis reporting on major projects in 2013 AIRs; reports on good practice in monitoring Greenhouse Gas reductions.