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Russian cluster policy: a feasible task?

Jankovska, Olga LU (2010) EKHR21 20101
Department of Economic History
Abstract
A particular concern of this paper is to observe the evolvement of such huge economy in transition as Russia. Russia’s aspiration to catch-up with economic development of Western countries makes her to apply similar strategies copying best practices. With help of cluster building Russian authorities aim at creation of innovation economy and distancing from dependency on natural resources. By looking upon Russian innovation policies and contrasting them to empirical facts and existent reality one may conclude that mass high-tech clusters are very unlikely to emerge as business environment and level of domestic rivalry are disappointing and measures on the improvement these factors need to be taken first. For that presence of abundant... (More)
A particular concern of this paper is to observe the evolvement of such huge economy in transition as Russia. Russia’s aspiration to catch-up with economic development of Western countries makes her to apply similar strategies copying best practices. With help of cluster building Russian authorities aim at creation of innovation economy and distancing from dependency on natural resources. By looking upon Russian innovation policies and contrasting them to empirical facts and existent reality one may conclude that mass high-tech clusters are very unlikely to emerge as business environment and level of domestic rivalry are disappointing and measures on the improvement these factors need to be taken first. For that presence of abundant natural resources such as oil and gas will continue to deal as a foundation for the country’s national welfare (Less)
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Jankovska, Olga LU
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EKHR21 20101
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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Russia, innovation policy, clusters
language
English
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1653552
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  abstract     = {A particular concern of this paper is to observe the evolvement of such huge economy in transition as Russia.  Russia’s aspiration to catch-up with economic development of Western countries makes her to apply similar strategies copying best practices.  With help of cluster building Russian authorities aim at creation of innovation economy and distancing from dependency on natural resources.  By looking upon Russian innovation policies and contrasting them to empirical facts and existent reality one may conclude that mass high-tech clusters are very unlikely to emerge as business environment and level of domestic rivalry are disappointing and measures on the improvement these factors need to be taken first.  For that presence of abundant natural resources such as oil and gas will continue to deal as a foundation for the country’s national welfare},
  author       = {Jankovska, Olga},
  keyword      = {Russia,innovation policy,clusters},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Russian cluster policy: a feasible task?},
  year         = {2010},
}