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La economía social en el desarrollo económico regional: un análisis del subsector del mercado en Castilla y León/Social economy in regional economic development: an analysis of the market sub-sector in Castilla y Leon

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  • FERNÁNDEZ ARUFE, JOSEFA EUGENIA

    () (Departamento de Economía Aplicada. Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales. UNIVERSIDAD DE VALLADOLID)

  • GÓMEZ GARCIA, JESÚS MARÍA

    () (Departamento de Economía Aplicada. Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales. UNIVERSIDAD DE VALLADOLID)

Abstract

Este trabajo analiza el subsector empresarial de la economía social en el marco de los procesos de desarrollo económico que tienen lugar a escala regional, tomando como referencia de estudio el ámbito territorial de la Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León. Se pretende poner de manifiesto el papel desempeñado las empresas de la economía social en la generación de empleo y su contribución a la dinamización económica regional, analizando diversos aspectos de su actividad económica y otros factores relevantes específicos referidos a su competitividad, su actividad innovadora y su valor añadido social. Los resultados revelan una contribución significativa de las empresas de la economía social a la creación de empleo y al crecimiento económico regional tanto en el pasado como en el momento presente. Se configura, además, como un ámbito de actividad que, por su potencial económico y por su valor añadido social, cuentan con grandes potencialidades para seguir contribuyendo de forma positiva el desarrollo económico y social en la región castellana y leonesa en el futuro. This paper discusses the business sub-sector of the social economy in the context of economic development processes taking place at the regional level, using as a reference study the territorial scope of the Autonomous Community of Castilla y Leon. It is intended to highlight the role that businesses play in the social economy in generating employment, as well as to estimate the businesses’ contribution to the revitalization of the regional economy, analyzing various aspects of their economic performance and other specific relevant factors regarding their competitiveness, their innovative activity and social added value. The results reveal a significant contribution of businesses in the social economy sector to job creation and to regional economic growth both in the past and at present. This sector is also becoming an area of activity which, by its economic potential and its social added value, shows great potential for further positive contribution to the economic and social development of the Castilla y León region in the future.

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  • Fernández Arufe, Josefa Eugenia & Gómez Garcia, Jesús María, 2008. "La economía social en el desarrollo económico regional: un análisis del subsector del mercado en Castilla y León/Social economy in regional economic development: an analysis of the market sub-sector i," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 26, pages 253-274, Abril.
  • Handle: RePEc:lrk:eeaart:26_1_10
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    Keywords

    Economía social; Desarrollo regional; Empresas de economía social; Crecimiento; Empleo/Social economy; Regional development; Social economy enterprises; Growth; Employment.;

    JEL classification:

    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • E27 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications
    • 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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