Business networking for SMEs as a means to promote regional competitiveness: A Theoretical Framework

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Braga, Vitor (2004)
  • Publisher: European Regional Science Association (ERSA) Louvain-la-Neuve
  • Subject: Trust | Network form of organisation | Co-operation | Local development
    • ddc: ddc:330

The competitiveness of regions, as a means of promoting the competitiveness of a country as a whole, has been one of the main topics on the agenda of policy makers over the last decades. Several attempts at promoting competitiveness have been made with different degrees... View more
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