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CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw, Poland

April 23-25, 2015
CASE Conference "The Political-Economy of Place-Based Policies with a Focus on Special Economic Zones" - Center for Social and Economic Research
Warsaw, Poland
Topics: - SEZs (Special Economic Zones) and socio-economic goals at the regional and national level; - Evaluation of zones policies in terms of a particular approach to cluster building, examples of good and poor practice; - SEZs from a political governance perspective, how did they come into place, how did they evolve over time etc.; - Institutional facets of SEZs, including e.g. how do zones interact with national institutions, is it true that zones typically try to alleviate large institutional gaps between the reality of establishing new firms in developing and transition economies; and the expectations of foreign investors?; - Evaluation of zones policies from a social responsibility perspective, e.g. do they help to heighten standards such as social and sustainable practices in particular in developing countries; - Evaluation of zones policies from an international business practitioner perspective, e.g. do international investors find them beneficial and why or why not?; - Comparative studies across geographical regions: developed, transition, and developing economies. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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