ISSN (print) 1995-2732
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In the modern market environment issues relating to the competitiveness of economic entities and competitiveness of the regions become more important. In the article the analysis of the available scientific literature the concept of the term competitiveness and given the most attractive from the point of view of the present definition of the science category, based on regional specialization.


Competitiveness, innovation, regional specialization.

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3. Competitive positions of the region and their economic assessment / Under the editorship of Untur. Novosibirsk, IE and OPP of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science, 1997.

4. Ryabtsev V.M. Competitiveness of the Russian regions: methodology of an assessment and comparative analysis / Century M. Ryabtsev. Samara: SGEA, 2002. 128 pр.

5. Shekhovtseva L.S. Methodology of formation of strategic objectives of development of the region / Hp of Shekhovtsev // Management in Russia and abroad. 2007. №3. P. 67-75.

6. Mannapov R.G., Akhtariyev L.G. Organizational and economic mechanism of management of the region: formation, functioning, development: monograph. M: KNORUS, 2008. 352 pр.

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