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Equivocality in Delineating the Borders of a Cluster: The Baltic’s Case
... distinguishing between internal, external, thematic, and absorptive types of boundaries. The feasibility of this approach is tested in the Baltics’ national and regional clusters, with special attention being paid to the Latvian IT-cluster. Committed to economic clustering and glocal cluster interactions beyond national borders, the Baltics are an ideal case study for testing our model. Latvia’s mature IT-cluster is an important national growth point. Regional and industry-specific policies should consider the differences between the cluster’s geographical and non-geographical boundaries.
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Innovative development of Russian coastal regions: north–south divergence
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Geopolitical and Geo-economic Changes in the Baltic Sea Region at the Turn of the XX—XXI centuries
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When and why regional clusters become basic building blocks of modern economy
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The changing role of border regions in the regional policies of the EU and Russia
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