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Regional economic development: Rethinking the region

Nik Muhammad, Nik Maheran and Md Isa, Filzah and Othman, Siti Norezam and Che Yaacob, Haslina (2011) Regional economic development: Rethinking the region. Journal of Information Technology & Economic Development, 2 (1). pp. 599-628. ISSN 2153-974X

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The main objective of this article is to determine the factors that contribute to the construction and destruction of regional economic development. Various theories were formulated for the conclusion of this article.Among the theory reviewed was Schumpeterian model (1950) of social inequalities, Borts and Stein (1964) theory of employment change, human capital and social capital theory.A comprehensive conceptual framework of Regional Economic Development was proposed by determining the factors that contribute to regional economic development performance. In attaining regional development, the leadership of the state is proposed to inculcate the Islamic values in administrating and making decision for the development of the region.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: economic region, social capital, social inequalities
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Filzah Md. Isa
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2015 01:02
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 06:58
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15904

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