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The empirical importance of Marshallian industrial districts and manufacturing local production systems of large firms in Spain

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  • Boix, Rafael

    () (Universitat de València)

  • Trullén, Joan

    () (Institut d’Estudis Regionals i Metropolitans de Barcelona)

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This contribution presents the revision of the maps of Marshallian industrial districts and manufacturing local production systems of large firms in Spain, following the new ISTAT 2006 methodology. The article presents the methodology for the identification of local labour markets, industrial districts, manufacturing local production systems of large firms, as well as the complete results of their application to Spain.

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  • Boix, Rafael & Trullén, Joan, 2011. "The empirical importance of Marshallian industrial districts and manufacturing local production systems of large firms in Spain," INVESTIGACIONES REGIONALES - Journal of REGIONAL RESEARCH, Asociación Española de Ciencia Regional, issue 19, pages 75-96.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:invreg:0053
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    industrial districts; manufacturing local production systems of large firms; local labour markets; small and medium enterprises; large firms;

    JEL classification:

    • L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
    • R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population

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