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A century of Polish economic policy
A century of Polish economic policy

Author(s): Wojciech Morawski
Subject(s): National Economy, Economic history, Economic policy
Published by: Szkoła Główna Handlowa
Keywords: the Second Polish Republic; the Polish People’s Republic; the Third Polish Republic; economic policy; economics

Summary/Abstract: The economic policy of Polish governments changed but can be broadly divided into two groups. The first encompassed periods when Polish policy belonged to a widelyde defined world mainstream. The second - those when Polish governments attempted alternatives to the mainstream, looking for various ways of "taking a shortcut". In general, the first group helped economic development, the second hindered it, isolating the country from the world economy. The first group included the entire interwar period, when autarchic tendencies were mainstream, as well as the years 1944-1947 and 1989-2015.

  • Issue Year: 35/2018
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 11-33
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: English