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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Methods of evaluating the competitiveness of regions

Vol. 14, Iss. 4, APRIL 2016

Received: 2 September 2015

Received in revised form: 15 October 2015

Accepted: 9 November 2015

Available online: 16 April 2016


JEL Classification: O11, R11, R13, R58

Pages: 89-103

Batrak V.S. Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Management, Branch of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

Importance The article considers the technique of estimation of the competitiveness of the region.
Objectives I aimed to expand scientific knowledge about the evaluation of regional competitiveness through development of my own methodology of this assessment.
Methods For the study, I used a system approach, mathematical-statistical apparatus, and grouping.
Results I present a method for establishing the measurement of regional competitiveness.
Relevance I recommend annual observations using the proposed methodology, which will allow not only to track the changes, but also will contribute to the effective management of regional competitiveness.

Keywords: socio-economic development, competitiveness, quality of life, standard of living, innovation


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