Clustering as a competitive advantage of regional economics




regional competitiveness, clusters, clustering, regional conditions for cluster formation


Nowadays, To date, there is a consensus of opinion in the scientific and methodological literature on the positive role of clustering in accelerating of socio-economic development and enhancing the competitiveness of territories. However, the activity and success of cluster formation and operation processes are regionally specific. The purpose of this paper is to develop a methodology for diagnosing regional conditions conducive to the formation of effective regional clusters. At the first stage of the study, based on international experience of cluster development, we substantiated the optimal parameters of the state of regions contributing to the emergence of clusters and proposed an algorithm for their integral evaluation. The second stage concerned with the methodology testing on the particular segment of Russian regions, the results confirmed the relation of the regional environment state, the level of cluster development and regional competitiveness.


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How to Cite

Patrusheva, E. G., & Rajhlina, A. V. (2021). Clustering as a competitive advantage of regional economics. JOURNAL OF REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS, 3(2), 33.