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La dynamique de structuration du territoire : création de ressources locales dans le pays d'Aix


  • Rajà Attia
  • Roland Rizoulières


This article deals with the structuring process of the territory by the private and publics actors?strategies in the microelectronic industry localized in the « pays d?Aix ». Here, we present the main results of our inquiry realized about the industrial establishments in « Bouches-du-Rhônes », which allow to question about the factors of territory footing. We also use other sources of information for a better understanding of the path dependency of the milieu as well as how to reinforce the relationships between all the actors. This may be achieved through some intermediate organizations able to promote the local development. Finally, our article stresses on the current weakness of the foundations of the territory footing which has to be interpreted prudently because of the recent private initiatives coupled with local public organizations efforts. Classification JEL : L63, R11.

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  • Rajà Attia & Roland Rizoulières, 2001. "La dynamique de structuration du territoire : création de ressources locales dans le pays d'Aix," Revue d'économie régionale et urbaine, Armand Colin, vol. 0(1), pages 97-113.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:rerarc:reru_011_0097

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    strategic behaviors; innovation; proximity; territory footing;

    JEL classification:

    • L63 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Microelectronics; Computers; Communications Equipment
    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes


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