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2016 | 3/2016 (62), t.2 | 187-201
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The Technological Advantages of the Regions of Central and Eastern Europe

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Przewagi technologiczne regionów Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej
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This paper takes up the problem of the potential technological advantages of the economies of the regions of Central and Eastern Europe. An answer to the question of the directions and change dynamics of technology in the regions of countries that joined the European Union after the year 2003 was sought utilizing the WIPO Technology Concordance Table and the Balassa Revealed Comparative Advantage Index. The main research goals were the identification of potential technological advantages of the regions of Central and Eastern Europe and an assessment of their diversification in an interregional configuration. The basic findings stemming from the conducted analysis are: (1) The level of development of the region defines the number of developing specialties. (2) A convergence effect in the area of technological advantage is observable in the group of the sixteen most developed regions of Central and Eastern Europe.
W artykule podjęto problem potencjalnych przewag technologicznych gospodarek regionów Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej. Wykorzystując narzędzia w postaci The WIPO Technology Concordance Table oraz indeksu względnej przewagi komparatywnej – Balassa’s Revealed Comparative Advantage, poszukuje się odpowiedzi na pytanie o kierunki i dynamikę zmian technologicznych w regionach krajów, które po 2003 r. przystąpiły do Unii Europejskiej. Głównymi celami badawczymi są: identyfikacja potencjalnych przewag technologicznych regionów Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej oraz ocena ich zróżnicowania w układzie międzyregionalnym. Zasadniczymi ustaleniami wynikającymi z przeprowadzonej analizy są: (1) poziom rozwoju regionu determinuje liczbę rozwijanych specjalizacji; (2) w grupie 16 najbardziej rozwiniętych regionów Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej obserwuje się występowanie efektu konwergencji w zakresie przewag technologicznych.
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187-201
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2016-12-01
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2016-12-01
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  • Economics and Innovation, Jagiellonian University Cracow
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Publication order reference
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1644-9584
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