Can local government impact transaction costs of enterprises?

Anna Mempel-Śnieżyk , Niki Derlukiewicz , Tomasz Pilewicz , Małgorzata Zdon-Korzeniowska


The paper raise the issue of theoretical aspects of local development and transaction costs. The main aim of the paper was to identify investment incentives offered by the local government and to recognize their importance in reducing enterprise transaction costs. The article discuss the findings on the enterprise transaction costs in the relation to the local governments and their potential investment attractiveness. To this end the correlation between potential investemnent attractiveness of local governments and their investment incentives offer was analysed. Authors presented the results of the research conducted in Poland regarding investment incentives offered at the local level. Moreover, a typology of investment incentives (financial and non-financial) offered by the local government, which can result in reducing the enterprise TCs, were pointed out.
Author Anna Mempel-Śnieżyk (E&F / DSEaLGA)
Anna Mempel-Śnieżyk,,
- Department of Spatial Economy and Local Government Administration
, Niki Derlukiewicz (E&F / DMa)
Niki Derlukiewicz,,
- Department of Macroeconomics
, Tomasz Pilewicz - Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)
Tomasz Pilewicz,,
, Małgorzata Zdon-Korzeniowska - Pedagogical University of Cracow (UP)
Małgorzata Zdon-Korzeniowska,,
Journal seriesEntrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues, ISSN 2345-0282, (N/A 70 pkt)
Issue year2020
Publication size in sheets0.95
Keywords in English entrepreneurship; local government; transaction cost; investment incentives; investment attractiveness; Poland
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)70
Score sourcejournalList
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UwagaThe project is financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland under the programme "Regional Initiative of Excellence" 2019 - 2022 project number 015/RID/2018/19 total funding amount 10 721 040,00 PLN
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