Deindustrialization and Urban Shrinkage in Romania . What Lessons for the Spatial Policy ?

Abstract After remodeling the economies of the Western world all along the 1980s, deindustrialization abruptly hit the former socialist countries in the early 1990s. Deindustrialization with destructuring meant the disintegration of the economic structure and industrial cities, and regions entered a downsizing spiral of population loss after the breakdown… CONTINUE READING