For national territory's competitiveness, delimitation of economic mega-region and its development strategies in Korea would be summarized as follows.
Each country tries to establish a self supporting regional economy through promoting regional competitiveness with comparative advantage of its region, especially through regional cooperation in an economic mega-region. France, Japan, and Germany would be foreign examples of establishing economic mega-regions.
France divides the territory into 6 mega-regions, and set up regional cooperation plan withing mega-regions.
Japan is delimiting 8 mega-regions integrating local administrations and planning to semi-confederation system based on mega-regions of decentralized financial and economic power.
The 11 metropolitan areas of the Germany now lively cooperate within their region and the Germany government plan to extend their cooperation nationally into the 10 mega-regions.
Albeit the difference of the delimitation standards of the countries, most foreign case countries adopt the classification standards such as minimum population size, historical homogeneity, and economic homogeneity. (The rest omitted)
- 국토경쟁력 강화를 위한 광역경제권 설정 및 발전구상(Delimitation and development strategies of mega economic regions for national territory's competitiveness)
- 김광익; 이동우; 박경현; 이원섭; 김창현; 박양호
국토경쟁력 강화를 위한 광역경제권 설정 및 발전구상(Delimitation and development strategies of mega economic regions for national territory's competitiveness)
|Series Title; No||국토연 / 2008-26|
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)|
|Subject||Territorial Development < National Land Development|