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The Synergy Between Subsector Competitiveness And Regional Development: The Case Of Turkey And The Tomato Subsector

  • Akgungor, Sedef
  • Fitzpatrick, Ellen T.
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    Abstract This study develops a conceptual model of the institutions and key factors that facilitate competitiveness on the national and subsector level and then determines how linkages between the factors that enhance competitiveness and regional development can be created. Turkey and the Turkish tomato subsector provided the case to test this model.

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    Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO with number 20330.

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    Date of creation: 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea04:20330
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