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Rola samorządu terytorialnego w procesach stymulowania przedsiębiorczości
The role of local governments in entrepreneurship stimulation

Author(s): Tomasz Skica, Agnieszka Bem
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: EUROREG - Uniwersytet Warszawski, Regional Studies Association - Sekcja Polska
Keywords: entrepreneurship; local government; entrepreneurship stimulation; SMEs; local development

Summary/Abstract: The article presents the role of territorial units in enterprise stimulation, discusses the factors that encourage local authorities to promote entrepreneurship or discourage them from using supporting instruments. The authors assess the current activity of local governments in the domain and they suggest potential changes in local policy regarding entrepreneurship stimulation. The article points out areas where improvement is possible despite the obstacles due to the existing legal framework

  • Issue Year: 15/2014
  • Issue No: 55
  • Page Range: 79-92
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish