Foreign Direct Investment 2013-2014: Destination Poland? An Update and Appraisal

Richard J. Hunter, Leo V Ryan


This article is a discussion of the role and importance that foreign direct investment (FDI) has played in the Polish economy in light of the process of economic transformation accomplished inPolandsince 1989. Much of the background information has been extrapolated from our prior research into the topic conducted over the past thirty years. The article discusses the positive aspects of FDI, outlines its main “players” in the Polish economy, offers suggestions relating to necessary preconditions for successful FDI activities, and describes the introduction of FDI within the larger context of economic reforms in Poland that dealt with the negative derivative traits of the former command-and-control economy. 

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Research in Applied Economics ISSN 1948-5433


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