Individual Contacts, Collective Patterns - Prato 1975-97, a Story of Interactions
AbstractThis article presents an agent-based modelof Prato, an Italian textile district where thousands ofsma1l firms specialise into tiny phases of the whole production process. It is an empirical model atscale 1: 1 that reconstructs the information flows between economic actors and connects them tostructural properties of the district. It studies the evolution of Prato from 1975 to 1997.
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Industrial Districts; Industrial Clusters; Agent-Based Models;
Other versions of this item:
- Guido Fioretti, 2005. "Individual Contacts, Collective Patterns. Prato 1975-97, a story of interactions," Urban/Regional 0504010, EconWPA.
- Fioretti, Guido, 2008. "Individual Contacts, Collective Patterns. Prato 1975-97, a story of interactions," MPRA Paper 8202, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques
- D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
- L67 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Other Consumer Nondurables
- R19 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Other
- R39 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - Other
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2002-12-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2002-12-02 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-ENT-2002-12-02 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-HIS-2002-12-02 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
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