volume 4, issue 2, P169-189 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mabr-11-2018-0044
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Ioannis Lagoudis, Eleftherios M. Madentzoglou, Ioannis N. Theotokas, Tsz Leung Yip

Abstract: Purpose The role of clusters in the development and growth of local and national economies has been extensively studied and discussed in global literature. Different methodologies are used for analysing the impact these have in national and regional economies, such as the input–output (IO) and gravity models. This paper aims to detail the methodologies present in the literature and propose a new robust theoretical framework, which facilitates the evaluation and comparison among maritime clusters in terms of a…

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