Dana Jašková
Faculty of Social and Economic Relations, Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, Študentská 3, 911 50 Trenčín, Slovakia
DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.2018.958
2nd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2018 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 22, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty –  Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-11-0


The issue of regional development aimed to reducing regional disparities is a current topic in the whole of the European Union. Socio-economic analysis of the region is starting activity in determining the development strategy of the region. In the analysis of regional development will use a variety of concepts and methods. Regional development concepts are always confronted with convergence or divergence. The main aim of this paper is to access the level of regional disparities in the Slovak Republic with a focus on the role of cluster in regional development. The analysis is carried out using the beta and sigma convergence of statistical data classified in the cross-sectional structure

Key words

Region, Regional disparities, Beta convergence

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