Volume 13, Issue 2, 2021
Authors: Paweł DZIEKAŃSKI
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COMPETITIVENESS IN THE TERMS OF ENDOGENIZATION OF REGIONAL ECONOMY PROCESSES ON THE EXAMPLE OF EASTERN POLAND POVIATS IN 2007-2018
Enterprises become organizations that affect the competitiveness of poviats. The development of entrepreneurship and the competitiveness of regions are influenced by natural, social, financial, economic, and infrastructural factors. The aim of the article is to assess the diversity of the level of entrepreneurship in Eastern Poland poviats using a synthetic measure. The data from the Central Statistical Office for 2007-2018 were used as empirical material. In 2018, the entrepreneurship measure ranged from 0.22 to 0.51, while in 2007 from 0.11 to 0.33. The measure of competitiveness in 2018 took values from 0.28 to 0.51, while in 2007 from 0.24 to 0.40. The appropriate entrepreneurship potential and competitiveness of poviats affect the standard of living, the social situation, and the public safety, while they determine their future possibilities and development directions. Demographics, the sold production of industry, the gross value of fixed assets, the investment outlays and the natural persons conducting business activity have an impact on the analysed processes.