Конкурентоспособный регион: концепции и факторы
The general region socio-economical developement estimation approach is based on the agregation of diffeerent indices into one number. This approach leads to the loss of information, because highly economically developed regions are mixed with the poorly developed regions which live only due to subsidies. The new complex-valued index is proposed in the article. The usage of the index allows to evaluate the regions' developement from two separated sides: the social developement and economical developement. The simple way of such a complex-valued indices is proposed in the article.
Currently the competition defines many processes of economic activities. The regional competitiveness is becoming one of the most important factors of regional development. The author of the paper tries to analyse the main trends of regional competitiveness, estimation the competitive advantages of the region. The competitive advantage of the region was assessed through external and internal competitiveness. The integration approach to the analysis of regional competitiveness has led to a need of the regional authorities of a particular region activities estimation.