Dear colleagues

We're delighted to announce the publication of a Competitiveness Review special issue that marks 25 years of Michael Porter's The Competitive Advantage of Nations.

Featuring seven outstanding papers by renowned authors in the field of competitiveness, this issue<> applies Porter's competitiveness framework to a range of conceptual issues and specific locations today:

The Competitive Advantage of Nations: Origins and Journey
Robert Huggins and Hiro Izushi

The Competitive Advantage of Nations Book 25 Years - Opening Up New Perspectives on Competitiveness
Örjan Sölvell

Creativity, Clusters and the Competitive Advantage of Cities
Roger Martin, Richard Florida, Melissa Pogue and Charlotta Mellander

Competitiveness: from a misleading concept to a strategy supporting Beyond GDP goals
Karl Aiginger and Johanna Vogel

Theoretical and Methodological Advances in Cluster Research
Torger Reve and Amir Sasson

Twenty Years after the Porter Report for Portugal
Vítor Gonçalves, Fernando Ribeiro Mendes, Idalina Dias Sardinha and Ricardo Rodrigues

The Central American Competitiveness Initiative
Niels Ketelhöhn, Roberto Artavia, Ronald Arce and Victor Umaña

To celebrate the publication of this special issue, all seven papers are complimentary to download until November 18th.  Please click through this link<>.

Responses, commentaries and viewpoints are welcome-please contact Editors Philippe Gugler<mailto:[log in to unmask]> and Christian Ketels<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Very best
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Dr Martyn Lawrence
Ethics, International Business and Strategy
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