Number 21 / 2006

Working Papiers Institute of Internatiolan Business University of Gdańsk no 21




Institute of International Business has undertaken the initiative to publish the results of the research on different aspects of transformation process in Poland as well as in Central and Eastern European countries. This book comprises 19 papers which are based on research work carried out mainly by staff of the Institute of International Business.


Edited:by: prof. Joanna Pietrzak

Reviewer: prof. Stanisław Ładyka (Warsaw School of Economics)

Scientific Board: Prof. Borisas Melnikas (Vilnius Technological University), Prof. Janusz Neider (Uniwersytet Gdański), Prof. Bernd Reissert (Fachhochschule für Technik Und Wirtschaft)

Publisher: Fundacja Rozwoju Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego, Sopot 2006


Table of contents:


Anna Barbara Kisiel-Łowczyc, Selected aspects of competitiveness in the Baltic Sea Region countries


Przemysław Kulawczuk, Economic benefits of moving manufacturing from European Union to Central European Countries in pre-accession period. Sensitivity of tax and labor cost savings to contributing factors


Ewa Oziewicz, Foreign direct Investment in Polish economy


Sylwia Pangsy-Kania, Innovativeness of Polish economy in the context of Lisbon Strategy'


Michael Klug, Market entry strategies of German firms entering the Polish market


Krystyna Żołądkiewicz, Poland-Australia economic relations


Urszula Opacka, Conduct of Polish monetary policy – transition to direct inflation targeting


Eugeniusz Gostomski, Process of restructuring Polish banking system


Magdalena Markiewicz, Foreign capital in the consolidation experience of banking sectors in Poland and countries of Central and Eastern Europe


Joanna Pietrzak, The origins and present state of private banking in Poland


Hanna Treder, Structural changes on the Polish insurance market


Sławomir Antkiewicz, The evolution of investment funds in Poland


Karolina Klecha, The development of venture capital and private equity market in Poland


Monika Szmelter, The development of OTC derivatives market in Poland


Iwona Sobol, Factoring as a tool of financing of Polish exporters


Aleksandra Ruchniewicz, Depositary Receipts – the way of acquiring foreign capital by Polish companies


Anna Maria Nikodemska-Wołowik, The role of Corporate Identity and image in Polish business


Joanna Bednarz, History of brands In Poland


Katarzyna Bałandynowicz-Panfil, Labour market transition – opportunities and problems for women