Regional Disparities and the Effects of Innovation Activities on Regional Integration

  • George M. Korres
  • Constantine Tsamadias
  • Panagiotis Liargkovas
Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)


Member State Gross Domestic Product Unemployment Rate Innovation Activity Regional Disparity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George M. Korres
    • 1
  • Constantine Tsamadias
    • 2
  • Panagiotis Liargkovas
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of the AegeanUniversity HillGreece
  2. 2.Department of Home Economics and EcologyHarokopio University of AthensGreece
  3. 3.Department of EconomicsUniversity of PeloponesseTripolisGreece

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