Improving regional performance in Russia: a capability-based approach
AbstractOver the past 15 years, while China’s economy has become more complex and export driven, Russia's economy has become less complex and less competitive. Economic policies have so far largely failed to boost two key drivers of economic development: knowledge and capability building. Building on a new Regional Capability Index as well as historical and case study analysis, we develop a set of scenarios and recommended models to address capability gaps and enhance the competitiveness of Russia.
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Length: 46 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2013
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regional development; competitiveness; product space; innovation; Russia;
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- O33 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
- F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies
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- NEP-ALL-2013-03-02 (All new papers)
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- NEP-GEO-2013-03-02 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-HIS-2013-03-02 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-TRA-2013-03-02 (Transition Economics)
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