I distretti industriali tra immigrazione e internazionalizzazione produttiva
AbstractAlong the last two decades Italian industrial districts have been touched by two main phenomena: internationalization of production and international migration. While the first has been extensively studied, the latter has not received the same degree of attention. This paper shows that immigrants are a crucial element of the districts labor force, which influence their future development. National and local immigration policies have therefore implications for the economic performance of these clusters of firms, their specialization patterns and their internationalization processes.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Modena and Reggio E., Faculty of Economics "Marco Biagi" in its series Department of Economics with number 0517.
Length: pages 21
Date of creation: Dec 2005
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Publication status: Published in Rubbettino (2006)
industrial districts; international migration; trade specialization;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
- F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
- L00 - Industrial Organization - - General - - - General
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