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Implementing regional policy in Poland : a new era?

Ferry, Martin (2013) Implementing regional policy in Poland : a new era? Europe-Asia Studies, 65 (8). pp. 1578-1598. ISSN 0966-8136

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Abstract

In 2010, Poland launched a new national strategy for regional development which is seen as an assertion of Poland's domestic regional development vision, informed by, but distinct from, EU cohesion policy which has dominated Polish regional policy since accession. A key question is whether a new model of policy implementation is emerging. The strategy includes a commitment to a place-based regional policy model. This implies spatially sensitive policy implementation capable of mobilising the potentials of all territories. However, the concept is vague. Moreover, in Poland this agenda is being launched in a context of entrenched territorial disparities, traditionally constrained policy implementation capacity and institutional change. What are the defining characteristics of place-based implementation systems? What are the challenges to the institutionalisation of the place-based model? Are these evident in delivery frameworks being developed in Poland?

Item type: Article
ID code: 41870
Keywords: implementation, regional policy, poland, new era, Political Science, Political Science and International Relations
Subjects: Political Science
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Government and Public Policy > European Policies Research Centre
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Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2012 15:59
Last modified: 27 Mar 2014 10:40
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/41870

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