Clusters in Hungary and in Central Europe
AbstractRegional clusters evolved spontaneously at various places in the world following different development patterns. Their success in enhancing competitiveness moved governments and entrepreneurs to copy the patterns. Later on cluster development became part of the European Union’s long-term Lisbon competitiveness program in the form of innovative clusters. This article introduces the basic characteristics and features of regional clusters. Then, it argues that without paying due attention to the proper establishment of the basic features fulfillment of other policy goals, like curbing innovation process, cannot be expected.
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Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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