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International Journal of Econometrics and Financial Management. 2015, 3(1), 32-37
DOI: 10.12691/ijefm-3-1-6
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Geographies of Cluster Internationalization: Inter-organizational Linkages on the Baltica

Mikhaylov Andrey Sergeevich1, and Mikhaylova Anna Alekseevna1

1Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad, Russia

Pub. Date: December 21, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Regional studies)

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Mikhaylov Andrey Sergeevich and Mikhaylova Anna Alekseevna. Geographies of Cluster Internationalization: Inter-organizational Linkages on the Baltica. International Journal of Econometrics and Financial Management. 2015; 3(1):32-37. doi: 10.12691/ijefm-3-1-6


The following research paper addresses the issue of cluster internationalization process. The methodological approach is based on analyzing pan-European projects of transnational inter-organizational cooperation, while giving emphasis on identifying networked linkages across the spatial reach of the Baltic region. Research results reveal a number of geographical locations that exhibit active cross-border regionalization processes, successfully implementing the international cluster initiative policies. A ponderable correlation between the level of urbanization of a territory and the number of ongoing international cluster initiatives is found. The distribution of international cluster initiatives in the Baltic region by specialization is presented, as well as the comparative analysis with the established cross-border clusters is given.

cluster internationalization international cluster cross-border cluster transnational cluster cluster initiative cluster policy Baltic region

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