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RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2021 - 2 newdigital
format: Digital issue
Year: 2021
Secondo fascicolo del 2021
Italian Regions Facing a New Crisis: Some Opening Remarks newdigital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2021 - 2
Year: 2021
The paper looks at regional economic structure and performance of Italian regions and reviews some recent contributions focussed on the Italian “Mezzogiorno” with a specific focus on the effect of the 2008 financial crisis and the recent Pandemics (Covid-19) crisis. A comparison between Italy and the rest of the EU indicates a structural difference between the underperforming Italian economy and the rest of the Union due to the specific structure of the Italian economy in terms of sector and firm size and the consequences on strategic and organizational issues of weak small businesses and inefficient medium and large enterprises...
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Italy’s North-South Divide Yet Again: Some New Evidence from Firms, Sectors and Territories newdigital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2021 - 2
Year: 2021
The recent literature on the North-South divide in Italy has refuted a homogeneous reading and treatment of the “Southern question” and has recalled the importance of deep intra-South disparities. This paper contributes to this line of research, offering some descriptions of intra-South disparities...
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The Sicilian Economy Across the Two Crises (2008-2020) newdigital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2021 - 2
Year: 2021
Based on official statistics and original estimates, the paper investigates the enduring consequences of the Great Recession and pandemic crises on the Sicilian economy. It underlines the need for regional resilience in response to the new industrial trends. Since 2008, gross fixed capital formation declined, unemployment and skilled outmigration raised...
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Economic Development in Sardinia: Overcoming the Insularity Gap newdigital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2021 - 2
Year: 2021
Under what conditions can Sardinia – a peripheral island with a small population – proceed along a steady path of economic development? This is the crucial question addressed in this paper, which examines the economic and social situation of Sardinia within the national and the European scenario which is characterized by a strong polarization process fuelled by agglomeration forces...
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Economy and Development in Calabria: The Weak Development Hypothesis newdigital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2021 - 2
Year: 2021
The Calabrian economy is best described by the paradigm of “weak development”, meaning that the region’s economic system is unable to fully take advantage of periods of economic expansion to bridge the gap with more developed regions and is not equipped to cope successfully with periods of recession. The reasons for the “weak development” of Calabria can be attributed, in general, to external diseconomies...
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Economy and Industry in Campania. Which Policy for Lasting Growth? newdigital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2021 - 2
Year: 2021
After a triennium (2015-2017) of relative growth, the economy of Campania (and the Mezzogiorno) has significantly slowed down, and the gap with Centre-North has increased again. Thus, as in the past, the economic, institutional, social, and political aspects of the structural fragility characterizing the region have again made the positive short-term conjuncture little effective in triggering a real and durable process of convergence towards the more developed Centre-Northern regions...
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The Two Souths of Alfredo Del Monte newdigital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2021 - 2
Year: 2021
Del Monte’s book deals with the convergence among different and heterogeneous areas of a single country. He has adopted a comparative approach: the two less developed areas are the two Souths, Italy, and the USA. Its purpose is to explain the fact that the famous convergence thesis of neo-classical growth theory holds for the American South but not for the Mezzogiorno. In a first approximation, the answer lies in the fact that growth in the South of the USA and the Mezzogiorno followed two different patterns...
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Introduction digital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2020 - 4. A Special Issue on Common Good | Open Access
Year: 2020
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Table of Annual Issues digital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2020 - 4. A Special Issue on Common Good
Year: 2020
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A Metric of Common Goods Dynamics digital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2020 - 4. A Special Issue on Common Good | Open Access
Year: 2020
This article proposes a common good approach to development. In the first part, we formalize what we understand by such an approach and propose a matrix of common good dynamics. The second part develops a metric to capture at the level of municipalities the present dynamic of the nexus of common goods...
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