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2017 | 314 | 111-135

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Theoretical and empirical aspects of the urban resilience − between papers and findings for Polish and Czech cities



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Teoretyczne i empiryczne aspekty rezyliencji miejskiej – przegląd dokumentów oraz wyników dla miast polskich i czeskich

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The paper is devoted to the issues referring to urban economic resilience concepts. Its goal concerns recognition of the theoretical and methodological concepts referring to the urban resilience in economic terms, as well as an attempt of their application to quick assessment of the resilience in selected cities of Poland and Czech Republic. After presentation of the definitions of resilience the basic resilience approaches were discussed. The paper is also supplemented by the empirical evidence of selected cities and towns of Poland and Czech Republic, which is an attempt for diagnosis of their resilience in last 15 year.
Artykuł poświęcony koncepcji ekonomicznej prężności/rezyliencji miejskiej. Cel artykułu obejmuje rozpoznanie teoretycznych i metodologicznych koncepcji związanych z rezyliencją miejską, rozpatrywanych w kategoriach ekonomicznych, a także próbę ich zastosowania na rzecz szybkiej ocen rezyliencji w wybranych miastach Polski i Czech. Po prezentacji definicji rezyliencji dokonano przeglądu podstawowych podejść do jej analizowania. Uzupełnieniem artykułu są badania empiryczne wybranych miast Polski i Czech w kontekście próby diagnozy poziomu ich rezyliencji w ostatnich 15 latach.






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  • University of Economics in Katowice. Faculty of Economics. Department of Strategic and Regional Studies


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