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Fondi strutturali, produttività e occupazione. Uno studio sulle regioni italiane

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  • Sergio Destefanis
  • Gianluigi Coppola

Structural Funds, Productivity and Employment: a Study on the Italian Regions (by Gianluigi Coppola, Sergio Destefanis) - ABSTRACT: Objectives In this paper we study the impact of the European Structural Funds on the convergence process of the 20 Italian administrative regions. We consider the four programming periods from 1989 to 2003. Methods and Results The method we apply allows to estimate the effects of the Funds on four sectors (agriculture, manufacturing, construction, services) of the Italian regional economies. It is also possible to evaluate separately their effects upon changes in total factor productivity and factor accumulation. Conclusions The results show that the Funds have a low but significant impact on capital accumulation as well as changes in employment and total factor productivity.

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Article provided by FrancoAngeli Editore in its journal RIVISTA DI ECONOMIA E STATISTICA DEL TERRITORIO.

Volume (Year): 2007/2 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 85-113

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Handle: RePEc:fan:restre:v:html10.3280/rest2007-002004
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