Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Role of small and medium sized enterprises in the regional development of Croatia

Contents:

Author Info

  • Zlatan Frohlich

    ()

  • Sanja Malekovic

    ()

  • Mario Polic

    ()

Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    The paper will reflect upon the crucial role of small and medium sized enterprises (SME's) in Croatia's local and regional development, particulary in circumstances when the Croatian counties (regions) are simultaneously faced with problems related to post-war reconstruction, economic transition, industrial restructuring and future development. The paper will point out the main goals related to the development of the SME sector in Croatia as well as the importance of their development for particular categories of regions (counties affected by the war, border regions, industrial decline regions, etc.). The basic problems and needs of the entrepreneurs in these regions will be considered (on the basis of in depth surveys and interviews which are carried out in pilot regions). Furtherrmore, the paper will provide a survey of proposed policy measures aiming to encurage the start-up of new small firms, as well as further development of the already existing innovative industrial small firms - thus contributing to regional restructuring and development of Croatia's "problem regions".

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www-sre.wu-wien.ac.at/ersa/ersaconfs/ersa98/papers/175.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Paper provided by European Regional Science Association in its series ERSA conference papers with number ersa98p175.

    as in new window
    Length:
    Date of creation: Aug 1998
    Date of revision:
    Handle: RePEc:wiw:wiwrsa:ersa98p175

    Contact details of provider:
    Postal: Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria
    Web page: http://www.ersa.org

    Related research

    Keywords:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as in new window

    Cited by:
    1. Keshab Das, 2007. "Industrial Clusters in India: Perspectives and Issues for Research," Working Papers id:1028, eSocialSciences.
    2. Keshab Das, 2006. "Can Firm Clusters Foster Non-Farm Jobs? Policy Issues for Rural India," Working Papers id:381, eSocialSciences.

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:wiw:wiwrsa:ersa98p175. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Gunther Maier).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.