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Clusters of firms and related organisations in a range of industry specialisations are a striking feature of the economic landscape in all countries. Their growth and survival depends on internal processes of specialisation, co-operation and rivalry, and knowledge flows that underpin the competitiveness of the firms within them. Cluster building is now among the most important economic development activities in OECD countries and
Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
This site contains a list of key references on Czech Republic. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
This one day seminar focused on local development evaluation with a special concentration on the current situation in evaluating local development strategies implemented recently in the Czech Republic.
Cluster building is now among the most important economic development activities in OECD countries and beyond. This book looks at the importance and potential of cluster initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe....
Taking into account the country's unique geographic location at the heart of new Europe, this review analyses the growth factors and obstacles to territorial development in the Czech Republic and the promising signs of development of major urban centres and medium sized towns.