Volume 14, Number 4, 2014

 
   
   

Table of contents

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Introduction

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The scenarios for the future of EU public policies: the perspective of the theory of public goods

(Aleksander SURDEJ) [pdf - 273KB] [DOI] [BibTeX] [XML] [Scholar]

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Introduction

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1. Public goods and the theory of optimal integration

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2. Public goods and the increase in the number of member states

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3. Governance mechanisms and the provision of public goods

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4. Public goods and redistributive policies in open economies

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Conclusions

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Public debt sustainability and the participation of the new member states in the euro area

(Piotr STANEK) [pdf - 476KB] [DOI] [BibTeX] [XML] [Scholar]

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Introduction

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1. Survey of the literature

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2. Methodology and data

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3. Results and discussions

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Conclusions

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European integration and firm’s export performance in the new EU member countries

(Andrzej CIEŚLIK, Anna MICHAŁEK, Jan Jakub MICHAŁEK) [pdf - 360KB] [DOI] [BibTeX] [XML] [Scholar]

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Introduction

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1. Literature review

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2. Empirical methodology and data description

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3. Estimation results

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Conclusions

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Appendix

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Competitiveness of Polish mid-tech and high-tech exports to the European Union (EU-27) in the first decade of the 21st century

(Bartosz MICHALSKI) [pdf - 617KB] [DOI] [BibTeX] [XML] [Scholar]

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Conclusions

4. Polish exports of high-tech commodities to the European Union (EU-27) between 2001–2011

3. Polish exports of mid-tech commodities to the European Union (EU-27) between 2001–2011

2. Technological intensity of Polish exports – general characteristics

1. Research goals and methodological aspects

Introductory remarks

Challenges for further development and enlargement V4: A new brand for Europe? Ten years of post-accession regional cooperation in Central Europe

(Martin DANGERFIELD) [pdf - 296KB] [DOI] [BibTeX] [XML] [Scholar]

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Introduction

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1. The main charateristics of visegrad cooperation

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2. Main phases in VG cooperation

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3. VG foreign policy after EU accession: multilateral external cooperation visà-vis eastern neighbours and West Balkans

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4. The VG and Russia: limits of foreign policy cooperation

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Conclusions

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Challenges of continued EU enlargement to the Western Balkans – Croatia’s experience

(Hrvoje BUTKOVIĆ, Višnja SAMARDŽIJA) [pdf - 277KB] [DOI] [BibTeX] [XML] [Scholar]

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Introduction

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1. Increased conditionality in the EU’s enlargement policy – towards a stabilised region and better prepared states

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2. What can be learned from the experience of Croatia’s accession to the EU?.

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3. Perspectives of the EU’s enlargement to the Western Balkans – strengthening capacities without losing momentum

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Conclusions

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Notes for Contributors

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Edition was financially supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Decision 724/P-DUN/2014).