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Networks and Competitiveness in Polish Foreign-owned and Domestic Firms


In contrast to other studies of competitiveness which often focus on the country and industry level, this is a study of competitiveness in Poland at the firm level. In this analysis, the authors focus primarily on how cooperation with external actors such as investors, creditors, customers, suppliers, local governments affects changes in Polish firms’ competitiveness.