INTELLECTUAL ECONOMICS 2007, Number 1(1)Borisas Melnikas, Dalė Dzemydienė
EVALUATION OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC CLASTERS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
Mykolas Romeris University Publishing Centre. Vilnius. Lithuania 2007 Nr.1(1), p. 46-54
The paper analyses decision support processes for evaluation of the long-term trends of economic transition in Central and Eastern Europe under the conditions of EU enlargement and the processes of globalisation. The general and specific trends are describes and compared analysing situation before and after EU enlargement, as well as the tendencies in the future. The goal of the research, dedicated to the transformations in the Central and Eastern Europe, is to reveal core typicality in the political, social and economic development in these countries and, based on this, create preconditions for further modernization and rapid progress of the countries of the Central and Eastern Europe, with respect to new challenges, determined by common processes of globalization and development of the European Union. Some new non-traditional ideas and models of possible economic development in the future are discussed. The processes of development of integral European economic, social and cultural space are analysed.JEL Classification P000, P510.
Keywords: decision support, transitions, long-term trends, clusters, Central and Eastern Europe, regional economy.