Labour Market Regulation Tools And Instruments For The Border Districts Of The Western Regions Of Ukraine
Journal of European Economy, Vol. 13, Number 1, March 2014, p 52-67
|JEL: J10, J88, J58||Full text (PDF)|
In this paper the characteristics of international trade of the Black Sea Re-gion economies and the European Union are examined. By using the relevant trade indices we examine the extroversion, the openness and the competitive advantage of the countries of the region in the international trade. Extroversion and export performance has deteriorated for the majority of the countries of the region. The examination of relevant trade indices (as the Balassa Index), show that the majority of the exporting products of the Black Sea Region refer to the low, and medium-low technology category, where they have the comparative ad-vantage compared to the European Union. The need for a policy that would ac-tively encourage the development of further trade and economic relationships between EU and the other countries of the region is highlighted.
Place Marketing In The Process Of Territorial Identity Creation And Strengthening
Journal of European Economy, Vol. 13, Number 2, June 2014, p 193-204
|JEL: M31||Full text (PDF)|
The paper discusses the problems referring to place marketing related to the process of territorial identity creation and strengthening. Territorial identity strengthened by the activities carried out within the framework of place marketing constitutes the crucial component of the development process occurring in the contemporary territorial units due to emotional relations of a given community with the place of its existence. The core of the study is focused on the presentation of selected elements constituting place marketing areas which can have a favourable impact on re-gional identity strengthening. Each of the areas has been supplemented by the list of potential advantages in this particular context. The following factors were listed: brand and image of the place, an effective promotion process, entrepre-neurship enhancement, the organization of events, regional (local) products, Corporate Identity for territorial units, international cooperation, the creativity of self-government authorities or flexible management systems.
Implementation Of Cluster Initiatives With Insurance Companies In Ukraine: Status, Experience And Prospects
Journal of European Economy, Vol. 13, Number 2, June 2014, p 205-213
|JEL: G22||Full text (PDF)|
The article analyzes the prospective directions of realization in Ukraine cluster initiatives involving insurance companies in the article. It commits retrospective analysis of the establishment and functioning of clusters in Soviet Ukraine, Ukraine and abroad (EU and USA). Outlines the prospects and create conditions in our country insurance and financial clusters.