Regional and Local Locational Policy: What can we Learn from the Ceramics and Textiles/Clothing Clusters of Santa Catarina, Brazil?
AbstractThe presentation gives a brief overview of the most important aspects of adjustment strategies in the ceramic tile cluster in Criciúma and the textiles and clothing cluster in Itajaí Valley, Brazil. It also addresses the question of why industrial district-like structures did not emerge in the past.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 44678.
Date of creation: Mar 1999
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Economic Development & Growth; Business Development; Industrial Policy; industrial development; open economy; economic growth; clustering; networking; textile industry; industrial productivity;
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- Meyer-Stamer, Jorg, 1998. "Path dependence in regional development: Persistence and change in three industrial clusters in Santa Catarina, Brazil," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(8), pages 1495-1511, August.
- Freeman, Chris, 1994. "The Economics of Technical Change," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 18(5), pages 463-514, October.
- Morosini, Piero, 2004. "Industrial Clusters, Knowledge Integration and Performance," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 305-326, February.
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