Leaders and Outsiders – Management of Regional Development in the Light of Europe 2020 Indicators
Karina Zawieja-Zurowska, Artur Zimny

The reflections on the topic of this article are focused on achieving two goals. First of all, they are to diagnose a present situation of Polish regions in the scope of sustainable development so the situation taking into consideration the issues such as employment, innovation, climate change and energy, education, poverty and social exclusion. Accomplishing this goal will allow to indicate leaders and outsiders, thus the regions which currently have the highest and the lowest chances to achieve the main and measureable goals determined in the strategy Europe 2020. Secondly, the aim of this paper is to establish whether the issues brought up in the new EU strategy are reflected in goals, priorities and performance described in particular regional development strategies, especially taking into account leaders and outsiders.

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