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Pop competitiveness


  • Roberto Cellino

    () (Universitˆ degli Studi di Catania, Facoltˆ di Economia, Catania (Italy))

  • Anna Soci

    () (Universitˆ degli Studi di Bologna, Dipartimento di Economia, Bologna (Italy))


Very few economic terms are used as much as competitiveness in economics. This article deals with the different meanings of competitiveness, at the level of a firm, at the level of the local area, and at the level of the country. It analyzes the problems of consistency among the available definitions and among the indicators used to measurecompetitiveness.

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  • Roberto Cellino & Anna Soci, 2002. "Pop competitiveness," Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, vol. 55(220), pages 71-101.
  • Handle: RePEc:psl:bnlqrr:2002:15

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    1. Petra Čekmeová, 2016. "Konkurecieschopnosť ako cieľ hospodárskej politiky
      [Competitiveness as a Goal of Economic Policy]
      ," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2016(3), pages 338-350.
    2. Oana Cristina Popovici & Raluca Elena Hurduzeu (Rotariu), 2015. "Dissonance And Consonance Between The Competitiveness Of Organizations And The Regional Competitiveness," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 4, pages 106-113, August.

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    JEL classification:

    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • F32 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Current Account Adjustment; Short-term Capital Movements


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