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Testing economic geography: Italy, 1951-1991

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  • Stefano Fachin

    () (Università di Roma "La Sapienza")

  • Alberto Brugnoli

    () (Università di Bergamo, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche)

Abstract

A rural country in the 1950's, Italy is now a large industrial economy. In this paper we show through a joint analysis of spatial autocorrelation and concentration of employment that this development has not been driven by centre-periphery mechanisms.

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  • Stefano Fachin & Alberto Brugnoli, 2001. "Testing economic geography: Italy, 1951-1991," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 18(1), pages 1-7.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-01r10001
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    1. Devereux, Michael P. & Griffith, Rachel & Simpson, Helen, 2004. "The geographic distribution of production activity in the UK," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 34(5), pages 533-564, September.
    2. Ellison, Glenn & Glaeser, Edward L, 1997. "Geographic Concentration in U.S. Manufacturing Industries: A Dartboard Approach," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 105(5), pages 889-927, October.
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    1. Piergiacomo Sibiano & Tommaso Agasisti, 2011. "Efficiency of public spending in education: A challenge among Italian regions," Investigaciones de Economía de la Educación volume 6,in: Antonio Caparrós Ruiz (ed.), Investigaciones de Economía de la Educación 6, edition 1, volume 6, chapter 31, pages 503-516 Asociación de Economía de la Educación.
    2. Di Caro, Paolo, 2014. "Recessions, recoveries and regional resilience: Evidence on Italy," MPRA Paper 60297, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics
    • O5 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies

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