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Clusters – A New Form Of Regions Development In Slovakia



    () (Economics Department, Zilina university Zilina, Slovakia)


    () (Economics Department, Zilina university Zilina, Slovakia)


A new form of regions` development is based on development of territorial entity and utilization of specific region unique in order to underline region positives and create maximum work opportunities. These forms include parks and clusters. They are factors of productivity and competetiveness increase on the national and international scale. The effects are not permanent. In 2008 Slovak Republic signed an international treaty with other countries of the Middle and Eastern Europe regarding corporate strategies and future innovative goals and clusters politics.

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  • Darina CHLEBIKOVA & Janka MRAZIKOVA, 2009. "Clusters – A New Form Of Regions Development In Slovakia," Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management, Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 4(2(11)), pages 134-142, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:terumm:v:4:y:2009:i:11:p:134-142

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    globalization; clusters; region; small and medium enterprises; competitiveness; economic development; small and medium companies support;

    JEL classification:

    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • O52 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe
    • P41 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Planning, Coordination, and Reform
    • R58 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Regional Development Planning and Policy


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