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Economic effects of Czech-Polish cross-border cooperation on SMEs

Solution period: 05/01/2010 - 11/30/2010
Contract authority: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
Partner: Wroclaw University of Economics and Business
Registration number: Rozhodnutí č. 03/2010/DT/czpl/IREAS
Contact: Jiří Louda (louda@ireas.cz)

What are the main opportunities and barriers to Czech-Polish (cross-border) business cooperation? Do European funds help develop this cooperation? In this project, we examined the practical aspects of the development of the Czech-Polish business environment.

The objective of the project is to identify significant economic aspects of Czech-Polish cross-border cooperation for small and medium enterprises and define new opportunities and threats of this cooperation. In this project, we investigated the influence of finances from EU funds on these enterprises and identified whether and how these finances impact on Czech-Polish cross-border cooperation.

Outputs: 

LOUDA, Jiří (2010). Cross-border Cooperation of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises on the Polish-Czech border. In: POTLUKA, Oto et al. Impact of EU Cohesion Policy in Central Europe, Leipziger Universitätsverlag.

Research team: Jiří Louda