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Individual Contacts, Collective Patterns - Prato 1975-97, a Story of Interactions

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  • Guido Fioretti

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    (IASG, Firenze; ICER, Torino; CSC, Siena)

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This 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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Paper provided by Tinbergen Institute in its series Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers with number 02-109/3.

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Date of creation: 30 Oct 2002
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Handle: RePEc:dgr:uvatin:20020109

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Keywords: Industrial Districts; Industrial Clusters; Agent-Based Models;

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