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Saperi locali, innovazione tecnologica e sviluppo economico: indagine su un campione di imprese sarde

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  • S. Lodde

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  • A. Sassu

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L analisi empirica dello sviluppo locale ha fornito un notevole contributo alla comprensione dei meccanismi sottostanti alle dinamiche dei sistemi economici locali. L oggetto di tale analisi sono stati prevalentemente sistemi locali di successo come i distretti industriali. Minore attenzione hanno invece ricevuto le aree in cui, nonostante la presenza diffusa di un know how ricco e sofisticato, non si è ancora innescato alcun meccanismo di sviluppo endogeno. Il lavoro analizza il caso di un campione di imprese sarde appartenenti a settori fortemente radicati nei saperi tradizionali, esaminando in particolare il comportamento innovativo e le sue determinanti. La limitata crescita delle imprese è attribuita ad alcune caratteristiche peculiari di queste produzioni che agiscono come fattori inibenti dell innovazione e dell ampliamento dei mercati. In particolare la scelta di perseguire una strategia di nicchia sul mercato locale è incentivata dal vantaggio competitivo di cui queste imprese godono sul mercato locale, grazie alla capacità di soddisfare specifiche esigenze dei consumatori locali. Inoltre la scarsa propensione a innovare è influenzata dal fatto che in questi settori non sempre l innovazione accresce la competitività dell impresa.

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  • S. Lodde & A. Sassu, 2000. "Saperi locali, innovazione tecnologica e sviluppo economico: indagine su un campione di imprese sarde," Working Paper CRENoS 200004, Centre for North South Economic Research, University of Cagliari and Sassari, Sardinia.
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