Clustering of the economy in a comprehensive system of the international economic security: organizational economic mechanism

Economic Annals-ХХI: Volume 189, Issue 5-6(1), Pages: 4-14

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Okhotnikova, О., & Hlasov, P. (2021). Clustering of the economy in a comprehensive system of the international economic security: organizational economic mechanism. Economic Annals-XXI, 189(5-6(1)), 4-14. doi:

Okhotnikova Оlena
PhD (Law),
Associate Professor,
Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University
32 Ostrozky Str., Vinnytsia, 2100, Ukraine

Hlasov Pavlo
PhD Student (Law),
Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman
54/1 Peremohy Ave., Kyiv, 03057, Ukraine

Clustering of the economy in a comprehensive system of the international economic security: organizational economic mechanism

Abstract. In a globalized world, international economic security has become the key to world order stability. Improving the resilience and competitiveness of the economy is one of the priorities for countries around the world. Furthermore, each country must ensure such a level of its national economic security that will guarantee its safe economic functioning. Clustering the economy can help countries to achieve this. Thanks to the cluster approach, it becomes possible to produce a competitive product and sell it on the world market, which will ensure the effective and rapid development of the international economy. Clustering of the economy can affect on the provision of international economic security and become its main component. Therefore, cluster formations become a productive self-sufficient element in a comprehensive system of international economic security. Empirical and theoretical methods show that there is a relationship between international economic security and clustering of the economy, which is very important in creating the conditions for the security of individual states.

The article proposes to consider the clustering of the economy as the main component of a comprehensive system of international economic security. The integrated system of international economic security is presented in the form of a complex, interconnected, structured algorithm, the components of which are institutions which aimed at guaranteeing security, strategies of national security programs and plans, legal and information support and clustering of the economy.

Besides, clusters can be seen as a link between politics, economics and economic security. Clustering of the economy is directly related to economic security. Clusters cover new industries, innovations, long-term cooperation. They act as catalysts for change in the country’s economy. Clusters are related to the political and economic strategies of states. The result of the authors of the strategy of international economic security and the Methodology for assessing the effectiveness of the cluster is a proposal to consider the clustering of the economy an important component of international economic security and an important component of economic policy.

Clusters in the world economic system are able to ensure economic stability in times of crisis, give great economic effect and achieve joint economic success.

Keywords: Cluster; Economy; Cluster Formations; International Economic Security; Competitiveness

JEL Classification: F02; G34; D20

Acknowledgements and Funding: The authors received no direct funding for this research.

Contribution: The authors contributed equally to this work.

Data Availability Statement: The dataset is available from the authors upon request.



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Received 4.04.2021
Received in revised form 19.04.2021
Accepted 30.04.2021
Available online 10.06.2021