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Regional Studies on Development

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The features of economic behavior of the urban population in the ethnic the region of Kashubia (Kashuby / Cassubia)

Paweł Czapliński / Wioletta Szymańska
Published Online: 2013-06-27 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10288-012-0032-3


The article refers to the economic analysis of behavior of the urban population living in the ethno-region of Kashubia. The study measured the intensity of local entrepreneurship in the cities, the effectiveness of obtaining EU funds, as well as the assessment of the local units’ own income. The study was conducted in three spatial dimensions, treating the Tri-City, the cities of Kashubia and the remaining cities of Pomerania as separate entities. The analysis showed a clear separation of the Tri-City as a metropolitan area and the main center of economic growth, accumulating the largest share of economic, social and innovation capital. In almost every respect, the Kashubian cities confirmed a strong concern for the development of local entrepreneurship, which makes them more dynamic in comparison to other cities of Pomerania.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; ethnic region; city; Kashubia; Poland

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Published Online: 2013-06-27

Citation Information: Miscellanea Geographica - Regional Studies on Development, Volume 17, Issue 2, Pages 30–37, ISSN (Print) 2084-6118, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10288-012-0032-3.

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