Geographia Polonica (2002) vol. 75, iss. 1

Application of the potential model to the analysis of regional differences in Poland

Teresa Czyż

Geographia Polonica (2002) vol. 75, iss. 1, pp. 13-24 | Full text

Abstract

The article analyses regional differences in Poland within the framework of the core-periphery concept. The method employed in the study is that of the ratio of income potential to population potential, which is a systemic measure of the level of socio-economic development of regions.

Keywords: regional structure, core regions and peripheral areas, potential ratio, Poland

Teresa Czyż [tczyz@amu.edu.pl], Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Space Economy, Adam Mickiewicz University, Fredry 10, 61-701 Poznań, Poland