Armenia’s Path-Dependency

Kovács, O. (2010): Armenia’s Path-Dependency to be Considered. News of the Month, ICEG European Center, October 2010 pp. 4-8.

Since 2009, the nascent innovation policy of Armenia has put more emphasis on cluster-building than ever before. The present article addresses the question whether the Armenian cluster policy misses the importance of path-dependency. We argue that policymakers by no means should artificially urge the development of clusters, however, they should not mitigate their spontaneous development.

Date: October 20, 2010