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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice
 

Assessing the development of agro-industrial clusters in the European cluster collaboration platform network

Vol. 20, Iss. 4, APRIL 2022

Received: 13 December 2021

Received in revised form: 3 February 2022

Accepted: 25 February 2022

Available online: 15 April 2022

Subject Heading: SPATIAL ECONOMICS

JEL Classification: G34, Q16

Pages: 604–638

https://doi.org/10.24891/re.20.4.604

Nabi D. AVARSKII All-Russian Research Institute of Agricultural Economics (VNIIESH), Moscow, Russian Federation
science@vniiesh.ru

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3189-1179

Lyudmila I. PRONYAEVA Central Russian Institute of Management, Branch of RANEPA, Orel, Russian Federation
pli.dom@mail.ru

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4311-2892

Ol'ga A. FEDOTENKOVA Central Russian Institute of Management, Branch of RANEPA, Orel, Russian Federation
o-fedotenkova@yandex.ru

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1153-3991

Anna V. PAVLOVA Central Russian Institute of Management, Branch of RANEPA, Orel, Russian Federation
anna-pavlova1010@yandex.ru

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4322-2530

Subject. This article examines the integration processes in cluster structures operating in various sectors of the economy of European countries.
Objectives. The article aims to identify the features of organizational and economic relations within cluster structures in European countries on the basis of their classification by territorial and sectoral characteristics.
Methods. For the study, we used the localization and formalization techniques, and the case study and cartographic methods.
Results. The article offers an author-developed approach to the classification of European economic clusters. This classification helps identify the regional and sectoral specifics of cluster structures, and determine the areas of their cooperation and main trends in their development.
Conclusions. Cooperation at the national and international levels contributes to the achievement of the goals of strategic development of economic clusters.

Keywords: cluster, agriculture, food industry, European countries, European Cluster Collaboration Platform, ECCP, spatial development

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