Economic resilience of the command and control function of cities in Central and Eastern Europe

  • Piotr Raźniak Pedagogical University of Cracow, Institute of Geography, Cracow
  • Sławomir Dorocki Pedagogical University of Cracow, Institute of Geography, Cracow
  • Anna Winiarczyk-Raźniak Pedagogical University of Cracow, Institute of Geography, Cracow
Keywords: cities, economic resilience, headquarters, regional command and control function, Central and Eastern Europe

Abstract

The authors propose a new approach to the analysis of cities in a time of potential major crisis in a dominant sector consisting of the largest firms generating the command and control function of a city. This purpose is served by the creation of the Central and Eastern European Economic Centre Index (CEEECI), which reflects the potential of each studied city and its development and/or fields of economic specialisation of its largest companies capable of generating regional command and control (C&C) functions of cities. Research has shown that the C&C functions of cities such as Warsaw, Prague, and Budapest are the most resistant to economic crisis of the dominant sector. More than half of the analysed cities are economically dominated by the consumer business and transportation and manufacturing sectors.

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2020-05-26
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Raźniak P, Dorocki S, Winiarczyk-RaźniakA. Economic resilience of the command and control function of cities in Central and Eastern Europe. AGS [Internet]. 2020May26 [cited 2020Sep.19];60(1):95–105. Available from: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/ags/article/view/7416
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