Received: 2016-11-20  |  Accepted: 2017-03-15

Title

Issues in the area of secure development: trust as an innovative system’s economic growth factor of border regions (Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus)


Abstract

The article is dedicated to the research and assessment of trust and partnership impact throughout the main authors of innovation cooperation - universities, business and state. This impact is put on the innovative cooperation’s development of the border region (Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus) and production of innovative products and services in that region. The research region is consisting of the regions of Latvia (Latgale region), Lithuania (Vilnius region, Alytus region, Utena region, Panevezys region, Kaunas region), Belarus (Vitebsk, Grodno region, Minsk region, Mogilev region). Lack of attention to the above issues, related with border region, stresses the importance of the article. Innovations are key factor in long-term economic development of the region. The main condition for development is a purposeful formation and effective functioning of the territorial innovation system, in which one of the factors of its successful development is trust between participants of the system. The information base of the research is survey of 620 entrepreneurs of small and medium-sized enterprises in the border region.


Keywords

business environment, business activity, trust, partnership


JEL classifications

A10 , C10 , C15


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jssi/papers/papers/view/220


DOI

10.9770/jssi.2017.6.3(9)

Authors

Lavrinenko, Olga
Daugavpils University
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Jefimovs, Nikolajs
Daugavpils University
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Teivāns-Treinovskis, Jānis
Daugavpils University
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Title

Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues


Issue date

2017


ISSN

ISSN 2029-7017 (print)
ISSN 2029-7025 (online)

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