The Change of Structures or Institution? Views on the Methods for the Elimination of Territorial Division Dysfunctions

Marian Kachniarz , Arkadiusz Babczuk , Zbigniew Piepiora


The article pursues three research objectives. The first one refers to the presentation of theoretical arguments supporting units’ consolidation and the review of global ex post experiences in achieving the expected results of such reforms. The second goal consists in presenting the authors’ recommendations regarding the elimination of territorial division dysfunctions. The article draws attention to the fact that changing the rules of local authorities’ functioning can bring more effective results. Despite inexplicit results of empirical analyses, consolidation still remains the leading trend of local government reforms. It is determined by political considerations, since it is easier to carry out a consolidation reform rather than take up laborious efforts in order to create institutional changes within units.
Author Marian Kachniarz (EMaT / DRE)
Marian Kachniarz,,
- Department of Regional Economy
, Arkadiusz Babczuk (EMaT / DFaA)
Arkadiusz Babczuk,,
- Department of Finance and Accounting
, Zbigniew Piepiora
Zbigniew Piepiora,,
Publication size in sheets0.7
Book Bilgin Mehmet Huseyin, Danis Hakan, Demir Ender, Can Ugur (eds.): Empirical Studies on Economics of Innovation, Public Economics and Management. Proceedings of the 18th Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference, Eurasian Studies in Business and Economics, vol. 6, 2017, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 9783319501635, [9783319511642], 380 p.
Keywords in Englishlocal government, consolidation, reform, administration structure
Languageen angielski
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