Business & Economics
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Integral Space Creation Processes in the Baltic Region: The New Case of Transformations in the European Union
ABSTRACT. The new case of transformations in the Baltic region and in the European Union in general, as well as the unified social, economic and technological space formation processes in the Baltic region are described and analyzed. These processes are comprehended as an important factor of further social, economic and technological modernization in the Baltic countries, as an precondition for more intensive and active integration of Baltic economic systems into the European and global economic and technological structures, as well as an knowledge based society and knowledge economy creation factor.
The arguments determining the idea of the Baltic region community and unity, as well as opposing arguments are evaluated. The main principles of integration in the Baltic region, as well as the possible integration strategies are analyzed. The unified social, economic and technological space in the Baltic region as an research area is described.
KEYWORDS: integration, transformations, unified social, economic, technological space, Baltic region.
JEL classification: O1, O3, P2.