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The Polish Economy in the 1980"s (Perspectives on Eastern Europe)

by Roger Clarke

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Published by Longman Group United Kingdom .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic Policy,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • 1981-1990,
  • Poland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7879441M
    ISBN 100582044421
    ISBN 109780582044425

      “An in-depth overview of Poland’s transition from a poor Soviet satellite to a democracy with one of Europe’s fastest growing economies The book’s survey of entrepreneurs focuses on a younger generation of businesspeople trying to establish themselves in an economy increasingly similar to those of Western Europe in its competitiveness and rising labor costsReviews: 2.   Fortunately, these adverse effects were not permanent, and by the early ’s, all Polish economic indicators had returned to growth. Rising unemployment was one of the most obvious costs of Poland’s economic reforms, with unemployment reaching 11 percent in (Poznanski , ). This rise was due to a variety of factors.

    By the end of the s, a deteriorating economic situation led to massive strikes in the summer of that involved all social groups and all regions in Poland. Starting from the Gdansk shipyard under the leadership of Lech Walesa, a factory electrician, and spreading quickly to other work places, the workers organized a free trade union.   This was the equivalent of adding the entire economy of East and West Germany or two-thirds of Japan's economy to the U.S. economy. 11 From to , real economic growth in the U.S. economy.

      Poland is working its way up just as the Asian miracles did, as a manufacturing power, even though this path is much harder now. Manufacturing is declining as a share of the global economy.   Poland regained its independence in only to be overrun by Germany and the Soviet Union in World War II. It became a Soviet satellite state following the war. Labor turmoil in led to the formation of the independent trade union "Solidarity" that over time became a political force with over 10 million members.


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The Polish Economy in the 1980"s (Perspectives on Eastern Europe) by Roger Clarke Download PDF EPUB FB2

The economy of Poland is the sixth largest in the European Union (EU) and the largest among the former Eastern Bloc members of the EU. SincePoland has pursued a policy of economic liberalization and its economy was the only one in the EU to avoid a recession through the –08 economic downturn.

As of the Polish economy has been growing steadily for the past 28 Country group: Developing/Emerging, High. In the late s a swelling government deficit and hyperinflation brought about economic crisis. With the fall of communism and the demise of Comecon, the Polish economy became increasingly involved in the market-oriented global economy, for which it was ill-suited.

The s have been an era of dislocation and discontent in Poland, fostering political instability, economic stagnation, shortages and indebtedness. In this volume, nine contributions from Polish and Western authorities analyze the economic record of the past.

The Polish crisis of –, associated with the emergence of the Solidarity mass movement in Poland, challenged the Soviet Union's control over its satellite states in the Eastern Bloc.

[citation needed]For the first time however, the Kremlin abstained from military intervention, unlike on previous occasions such as the Prague Spring of and the Hungarian Revolution ofand thus. The book further elaborates on the economic prospects for the s of Hungary and Poland and the effects of energy development on East European economic prospects.

The selection is a vital reference for economists and readers interested in the prospects for the s of the economic. The history of Poland from to spans the period of communist rule imposed over Poland after the end of World War years, while featuring general industrialization, urbanization and many improvements in the standard of living, were marred by early Stalinist repressions, social unrest, political strife and severe economic difficulties.

Near the end of World War II, the. The Polish People's Republic (Polish: Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa, PRL) was a country in Central Europe that existed from toand the predecessor of the modern Republic of a population of approximately million inhabitants near the end of its existence, it was the most populous communist and Eastern Bloc country in Europe after the Soviet Union.

The Polish Economic Crisis examines the primary factor. The author analyses how the severe recession of the late s and early s intensified the need for economic reform and resulted in the economic slump of the s. In the USSR and Central Europe it was a significant economic growth slowdown which began aboutmass shortages on the domestic market as well as a growing inflation pressure.

In Poland it was also a deep recession in the period – and a formal bankruptcy in the foreign financial relations from As a consequence of the economic problems and political issues,people migrated to the West between and A number of international flights were even hijacked in attempts to flee the country and its economic problems.

Between December and October11 Polish flights were hijacked to Berlin Tempelhof Airport alone. The Polish Crisis. The following is a resolution adopted by the 34th National Convention of the Socialist Labor Party, June 9, During the summer of a series of events took place in Poland, starting with a strike of shipyard workers in Gdansk, which released revolutionary energies that had been pent up for decades and which were to leave an indelible mark upon the history of the.

Poland Economic News. Poland: Manufacturing conditions improve at fastest pace in two years in July. August 3, The IHS Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose for the third consecutive month and climbed from June’s to in July, as lockdown measures were further eased and operations restarted.

Political Economy of Policy Reform in Turkey in the s Ziya Oniq and Steven B. Webb Among the lessons from Turkey's experience with economic nolicy reform: The political management of reform requires building and institutionalizing coalitions of beneficiaries from reform.

The birth of Solidarity in Poland - archive How the Guardian reported the creation of the first independent labour union in the Soviet bloc Lech Walesa speaks to. Poland - Poland - History: The terms Poland and Poles appear for the first time in medieval chronicles of the late 10th century.

The land that the Poles, a West Slavic people, came to inhabit was covered by forests with small areas under cultivation where clans grouped themselves into numerous tribes. The dukes (dux) were originally the commanders of an armed retinue (drużyna) with which they.

Piatkowski has written a deeply hopeful book that shows the way forward for Poland and other similarly situated economies." -- Dani Rodrik, Harvard University, US "A new book on Poland's success, Europe's Growth Champion, by Marcin Piatkowski, highlights a paradox.

What outsiders saw, and Poles bemoaned, in was indeed dreadful, a destitute Reviews: 8. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. After efficiently but a little routinely tracing her government's early struggles, and its rescue by a combination of the Falklands, a belatedly recovering economy and the errors of the opposition.

The Polish economy began the decade in much the same condition as it had started the s—with balance-of-payments tensions, declining production and incomes, rising inflation, a decreasing share of world trade, an ever-widening technological gap vis-à-vis the capitalist West, and deterioration in such quality-of-life measures as environmental quality, housing availability, and life expectancy.

Poland in the s was filled with shuttered restaurants and shops that bore such imaginative names as “bread,” “shoes,” and “milk products,” from which lines could stretch for days on the mere rumor there was something worth buying. But you’d be hard-pressed to recognize the same squares—buzzing with bars and cafés—today.

In the years since the collapse of communism. Poland successfully managed its integration into the European Union since joining inand during the global financial crises it was the only member to experience growth.

Poland is a high-income country with a large and diversified domestic economy.The s are commonly referred to as the decade of excess, but it took getting over a left over recession from the 70s economy that extended into the early 80s, and included both an oil and energy crisis.

As usual, politics played a major role in the recovery and growth of the s economy.A ground-breaking addition to the emerging study of post- Communist political economies, The Polish Economy demonstrates that other countries now struggling to join the West have much to learn from Poland's example.

Of interest to scholars across the social sciences, this work provides general as well as professional readers with a compelling.