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Competitiveness Review

ISSN: 1059-5422


The Competitiveness Review – published by Emerald - is a leading international platform for academic research policy dialogue on clusters, innovation and competitiveness. Accordingly, the Journal has a global focus, covering locations at all stages of economic development. The Competitiveness Review appears in collaboration with key academic and professional groups in the field of competitiveness analysis and policy, including the Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) network (Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness/Harvard Business School) and The Competitiveness Institute (TCI) practitioner network for competitiveness, clusters and innovation.

Lately, a Special Issue that marks the 25 Years of Michael Porter’s The Competitive Advantage of Nations as been released. The Special Issue features seven papers by renowned authors. You may access the articles by following the links below.

The Editors highly encourage interested contributors to submit their work/papers. Submissions to the Competitiveness Review are directly made using ScholarOne Manuscripts, the online submission and peer review system. More information and guidance is available here.

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Each paper in the Competitiveness Review is assigned a DOI® number by the publisher along with the author’s affiliation. All published papers have undergone rigorous and anonymized peer review after a first selection by the Editors.

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The Competitive Advantage of Nations: origins and journey

Robert Huggins , Hiro Izushi

Competitiveness Review, 2015, Vol. 25:5, pp. 458-470

The Competitive Advantage of Nations 25 years – opening up new perspectives on competitiveness

Örjan Sölvell

Competitiveness Review, 2015, Vol. 25:5, pp. 471-481

Creativity, clusters and the competitive advantage of cities

Roger Martin , Richard Florida , Melissa Pogue , Charlotta Mellander

Competitiveness Review, 2015, Vol. 25:5, pp. 482-496

Competitiveness: from a misleading concept to a strategy supporting Beyond GDP goals

Karl Aiginger , Johanna Vogel

Competitiveness Review, 2015, Vol. 25:5, pp. 497-523

Theoretical and methodological advances in cluster research

Torger Reve , Amir Sasson

Competitiveness Review, 2015, Vol. 25:5, pp. 524-539

Twenty years after the Porter Report for Portugal

Vítor da Conceição Gonçalves , Fernando Ribeiro Mendes , Idalina Dias Sardinha , Ricardo Rodrigues

Competitiveness Review, 2015, Vol. 25:5, pp. 539-554

25 Years of “The Competitive Advantage of Nations

Christian Ketels , Michael Kaspar Keller

Competitiveness Review, 2015, Vol. 25:5


Best regards,


Philippe Gugler, Center for Competitiveness, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Christian Ketels, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School, USA


Competitiveness Review

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