- Year: 2010
- Author: Lucian, Paul
- Journal Name: Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov. Economic Sciences. Series V
- Journal Number: 3
- Publisher: Transilvania University of Brasov
- Published Location: Brasov, Romania
- Country: Romania
To apply the regional development policy of the European Union in Romania, eight development regions have been established, regions that are not administrative - territorial units wthout legal personality and which are eligible for funding from the EU Structural Funds. In the current world of circumstances, in Romania there is a trend of increasing regional disparity. The National Development Plan (2007-2013) sets out the overall aim of reducing the swift socio-economic disparity between Romania and the other EU countries.