Geographia Polonica (1994) vol. 63

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Spatial organization in the process of transition from a centrally planned to a market economy

Ryszard Domański

Geographia Polonica (1994) vol. 63, pp. 5-12

Abstract

The main topic discussed is the change of spatial organization during the period of transition from a centrally planned to a market economic system. The economic reforms start, cause some temporal perturbations and conflicts then effect changes in the location and linkage patterns, hierarchical transformations and shifts in the spatial structure of the economy.

Keywords: economic transformations, self-organization theory, self-government, local initiatives, privatization of the former state-owned enterprises, infrastructural barriers

Ryszard Domański, Academy of Economics Poznań, Department of Spatial and Environmental Economics al. Niepodległości 10, 60-967 Poznań, Poland