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Bochańczyk-Kupka Dominika (University of Economics in Katowice, Poland), Pęciak Renata (University of Economics in Katowice, Poland)
Some Reflections on the New Challenges Facing the Modern State
O nowych wyzwaniach współczesnego państwa
Argumenta Oeconomica Cracoviensia, 2019, no 1(20), s. 23-37, bibliogr. 43 poz.
Teoria ekonomii, Instytucje, Ekonomia
Economic theory, Institutions, Economics
JEL Classification: E02, H1, O43
summ., streszcz.
Spór ekonomistów dotyczący zakresu interwencji państwa w procesy gospodarcze trwa od dawna. Po okresach dominacji teorii leseferystycznych następuje wzrost znaczenia nurtów promujących aktywny udział państwa w życiu gospodarczym. Teoria ekonomiczna i praktyka gospodarcza, poddawane fluktuacjom, preferują raz jedno, raz drugie podejście. Współczesne państwo działa w coraz bardziej zglobalizowanym, dynamicznym i turbulentnym otoczeniu. Konieczność redefinicji roli państwa wynika z dynamiki współczesnych procesów gospodarczych, zróżnicowania poziomów rozwoju społeczno-gospodarczego czy też wyłaniania się nowych instytucji. Artykuł stanowi głos w dyskusji dotyczącej dylematów związanych z ekonomiczną rolą państwa, a także wskazuje niektóre wyzwania stające przez współczesnym państwem. (abstrakt oryginalny)

The debate among economists over the scope of state intervention in economic processes has a long history. After periods in which laissez-faire theories were dominant, views that promoted the active participation of the state in economic life increasingly came to the fore. Economic theory and business practice, both subject to fluctuations, have sometimes preferred the first approach and sometimes the second. The modern state operates in an increasingly globalized, dynamic, and turbulent environment. This changeable environment, the diversity of development levels, and the emergence of new institutions urge a redefinition of its role in modern economies. This paper contributes to the debate on the challenges and economic role of modern state and identifies some of those challenges. (original abstract)
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