The Competitiveness of Regions: View from a Local


The theoretic content of the notion “competitive ability of regions” is analyzed. Inequality of direct transfer of fundamentals of classical competitiveness theory from micro- to meso-level of economy is grounded. By the example of Northern Caucasus the necessity of use in regional policy of “soft” model variant “competitive ability of regions” is shown.
competitiveness, competitive ability, region, space competitiveness, interregional competitiveness, regional policy

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