عنوان مقاله [English]
With enhanced production from limited resources being a main policy of economics in every society, it is a prerequisite to development to identify and invest in local capacities. The current study, as an attempt in line with the above, aims to identify the industrial grounds susceptible for cooperative investment. To do so, a factor analysis was employed as the technique and the data analyzed were the statistical data for the years 1997 and 2005, published by Iran's Statistics Center. According to the findings in terms of factor analysis points, industrial fields in Hamedan province fall into five priority areas, which can be helpful in recognizing those industries that merit to be invested in.