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Competitiveness and Employment. A Framework for Rural Development in Poland

G. Christensen and R. Lacroix

World Bank - Discussion Papers from World Bank

Abstract: It is generally accepted, both within Poland and abroad, that structural transformation, modernization and increased market efficiency are key to increase competitiveness and raise farm incomes ina country's rural sector. Parallel investments in physical infrastructure and human capital as the means to stimulate rural, non-farm, development and reduce unemplyment and poverty would allow to reap the fruits of these policy and institutional changes.

Keywords: POLAND; EMPLOYMENT; COMPETITION; RURAL DEVELOPMENT (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O15 O52 R11 R58 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1997
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