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A Study of the Formation of Innovative Clusters As Growth Poles in the Regions of Kazakhstan


  • Anel A. Kireyeva

    (Department of Regional Development, Institute of Economics MES RK, Almaty, Kazakhstan)

  • Saken S. Yespayev

    (Institute of Economics MES RK, Almaty, Kazakhstan)


The aim of this resarch is to examine the level of innovative process of national economy and to reveal the essence of the cluster approach and indicators of innovative development. Keeping with the previous literature, the present study is determined by the novelty of the problem, concerning the formation and development of innovative clusters as growth poles, as well as large specifics of problems in the framework of use of innovative potential. The study employs method of monitoring of innovative processes in regions; we use method of rating estimation of innovative competitiveness of the region, based on a complex of indicators characterizing the innovation potential of the region: innovative activity and innovative susceptibility. An analysis was showed that Kazakhstan’s regions have substantial differences in the groups of regions for most of the indicators have presented form a tightly located clusters and in the ratings of innovative susceptibility and innovative activity

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  • Anel A. Kireyeva & Saken S. Yespayev, 2014. "A Study of the Formation of Innovative Clusters As Growth Poles in the Regions of Kazakhstan," International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), Center for the Strategic Studies in Business and Finance, vol. 3(1), pages 15-34, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:rbs:ijbrss:v:3:y:2014:i:1:p:15-34

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