Foreign Trade in Special Economic Zones in Poland
The monograph summarizes a significant part of the results of the research project entitled “Foreign Trade in Special Economic Zones in Poland”, financed by the National Science Centre in Poland (project no. DEC-2013/11/D/HS4/04007). The project aimed at identifying the real impact of SEZs on Poland’s trade turnover. Its implementation focused on expanding the available scope of knowledge on the impact of the SEZs on the Poland’s trade and has enabled to join in the ongoing national and international academic debate on further functioning of various types of areas of special preference. Moreover, the research permitted for identification of microeconomic determinants of the impact of the SEZs on business entities in terms of their export activities contributing to a wideningof scientific achievements in the field of economics.
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The book covers unique approach to the analysis of foreign trade. It presents a macroeconomic, mesoeconomic and microeconomic perspective on the effects of special economic zones operation with regard to foreign trade to provide a better understanding of consequences of SEZs’ establishment (for country, region or a firm). To the knowledge of the authors, this is the first (so comprehensive) evaluation of SEZs functioning thereof.
activity in SEZs agglomeration analysis characterised cluster comparative advantage compared to non-SEZ competitiveness concentration countries crisis Customs Chamber determinants of FDIs Dolnośląskie economic activity economic operators economy of Poland elaboration based employment entities operating entities with foreign Eurostat export activity exports and imports factors FDIs firms in SEZs firms operating foreign capital foreign direct investment foreign markets GDP per capita global high-tech products higher impact increase industry intensity intra-industry trade Łódź Łódzkie logit model Lubuskie Małopolskie Manufacture Mazowieckie microeconomic Nazarczuk non-SEZ entities non-SEZs firms odds ratio operating in SEZs Paperboard Podkarpackie Poland’s foreign trade privileged areas product groups public aid regions relatively sectors SEZ entities SEZs and non-SEZs SEZs firms SEZs in Poland share of entities share of SEZs Śląskie so-called special economic zones structure sub-zones synthetic indicator Table technological advancement Umiński voivodeships Warmińsko-Mazurskie Wielkopolskie zonal firms