Factors influencing on regional innovation clusters in Uzbekistan

Sherzod Aktamov

Abstract


The main purpose of the research is to find major factors which influence on regional innovation clusters. We have chosen Tashkent region of Uzbekistan as an object for our research and identified factors which impact on cluster formation in such market economy transition conditions. We surveyed 413 firms in Tashkent region in order to check existing database and had 382 responses. First we developed system of indicators. By using OLS regression we made several models explaining effects of those factors on innovation cluster formation. There have been identified three factors which have a positive effect and one factor which impact negatively on cluster formation.

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