Financial Crime Among Polish Workers in the Years 1945-1956

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Jędrzej Chumiński

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The subject of this article is financial crime among workers, in particular industrial workers who were supposed to be the “vanguards” of the new political system created in Poland after the year 1944. The paper will concentrate on theft in industrial plants and its motivations. This text also discusses the speed with which these negative – both for the economy and the Polish society – phenomena were shaped in the times when the experience of occupation and the new political experiences created unique circumstances their emergence.

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Chumiński, J. (2017). Financial Crime Among Polish Workers in the Years 1945-1956. Studia Historiae Oeconomicae, 34, 85-104. https://doi.org/10.2478/sho-2016-0006
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Jędrzej Chumiński, Wrocław University of Economics, Wrocław

Jędrzej Chumiński – PhD, Professor of Wrocław University of Economics. Head of the Economic History Chair. Scientific interests: social and economic history of Polish People’s Republic, social structure, labour relations.

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