publication . Article . 2009

Clusters and strategy in regional economic development

Feser, Edward;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Many economic development practitioners view cluster theory and analysis as constituting a general approach to strategy making in economic development, which may lead them to prioritize policy and planning interventions that cannot address the actual development challenges in their cities and regions. This paper discusses the distinction between strategy formation and strategic planning, where the latter is the programming of development strategies that are identified through a blend of experience, intuition, and analysis. Cluster theories and analytical tools can provide useful informational inputs into a strategy making effort and they can also be helpful for ...
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free text keywords: Economic development strategy, industry clusters, strategic planning, public policy, industry cluster analysis, industry cluster theory
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publication . Article . 2009

Clusters and strategy in regional economic development

Feser, Edward;