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Title: Cities' economic development and regional competitiveness: Τhe case of Larissa-Volos dipole in Thessaly region
Authors: Μεταξάς, Θεόδωρος 
Καλλιόρας, Δημήτρης 
Keywords: Οικονομική ανάπτυξη -- Θεσσαλία -- Βόλος;Economic development -- Thessaly -- Volos;Οικονομική ανάπτυξη -- Θεσσαλία -- Λάρισα;Economic development -- Thessaly -- Larissa
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: ΤΕΙ Ηπείρου. Σχολή Διοίκησης και Οικονομίας
Journal: Επιθεώρηση Οικονομικών Επιστημών;Τεύχ. 12 
Abstract: The article investigates the relationbetween cities' economic development (local level) and regions' competitiveness (regional level), in the Larissa-Volos dipole in the region of Thessaly. During the last decade almost seventy non-local enterprises have established new plants or expanded their business activities to Thessaly region and especially in its eastern part, between the cities of Larissa and Volos. The first issue under consideration concerns the reasons for this agglomeration. The second issue concerns the contribution of enterprises to the cities' development and to the region's competitiveness. The third issue concerns enterprises' decision analysis process to establish business activities in Thessaly region and the role of place marketing policies supporting this decision. The article provides suggestions and particular development strategies for the strengthening of the competitiveness of Thessaly region through the economic development of the Larissa-Volos dipole.
ISSN: 1109-2629
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