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
This site contains a list of key references on Slovak Republic. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
This seminar was the first in the series of evaluation seminars organised by the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development in 2005. These seminars are a part of the activities of the Evaluation Unit at the OECD LEED Trento Centre...
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....
This review analyses the challenges the Vienna-Bratislava metropolitan region faces from expanding metropolitans and cross-border integration, and assesses the region's ability to fully integrate while ensuring that convergence benefits the whole population.