Quaternary sector and extended sectoral structure of the economy in the selected European countries
Kamila Tureckova and
Stanislav Martinát ()
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Stanislav Martinát: Department of Economics and Public Administration, School of Business Administration, Silesian University
No 10, Working Papers from Silesian University, School of Business Administration
This article deals with definition and establishing of extended sectoral structure of the economy in selected EU countries in years 2003 - 2012. Extended sectoral structure is based on traditional sectoral structure enhanced by fourth, quaternary sector which includes all economic activities touching all areas of intellectual activities and operations. Extended sectoral structure reflects changes and impetuses in the economy and society such as formation of knowledge economy, rising importance of innovation, technology and information and their impact on increase of production potential, competitiveness and economic growth.
Keywords: extended sectoral structure of the economy; primary sector; secondary sector; tertiary sector; quaternary sector (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: N14 P52 R11 R12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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