Maciej J. Nowak, Paweł Mickiewicz, Małgorzata Blaszke Alexnadr Ivanovicz Kostyaev
Regional Development as a Determinant of Spatial Policy Tools
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to determine how key conditions, from the perspective of regional development, are reflected in the local implementation of spatial policy in Poland (i.e. in local spatial development plans).
Findings: In total, 189 local spatial development plans were analysed - i.e. all those adopted in 2017-2018 with the exception of local plans constituting minor (primarily technical) changes to earlier resolutions. The research results, however, lead to the conclusion that the problem is the issue of balancing development on a regional scale. In this perspective, the spatial policy pursued by most communes deepens negative tendencies found in the literature.
Research implications: However, one problem that hinders the guarantee of effective implementation of these objectives is the chaos of municipal spatial policies, including a very limited comprehensive territorial approach.
Keywords: regional development, spatial policy, integrated planning
JEL codes: R11
Category of the paper: research article
CITATION (APA): Nowak, M.J., Mickiewicz, P., Blaszke, M., & Kostyaev, A.I. (2019). Regional Development as a Determinant of Spatial Policy Tools. World of Real Estate Journal, 110(4), 67-78.