Slovakia’s development model: contours, vulnerabilities and strategic alternatives

Becker, Joachim and Lesay, Ivan (2019) Slovakia’s development model: contours, vulnerabilities and strategic alternatives. Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe, 27 (2/3). pp. 139-154. ISSN 2573-9638

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Abstract

This article outlines the main contours of Slovakia’s development model from the perspective of regulationist and dependency approaches. It identifies financialisation and export industrialization as the two main pillars of the development model. The extremely extraverted character of the development model entails significant external vulnerabilities. In addition, it is characterized by very uneven internal development patterns. As a strategic alternative, the article proposes the development of a third, more inward looking pillar with a particular focus on the rather peripheral regions.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Slovakia, financialisation, export industry, regional development
Version of the Document: Published
Depositing User: ePub Administrator
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 08:30
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 09:13
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FIDES Link: https://bach.wu.ac.at/d/research/results/93765/
URI: https://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/7330

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