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A Handbook of Industrial Districts

Edited by Giacomo Becattini, Marco Bellandi and Lisa De Propis

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Abstract: In this comprehensive original reference work, the editors have brought together an unrivalled group of distinguished scholars and practitioners to comment on the historical and contemporary role of industrial districts (IDs).

Keywords: Economics and Finance; Urban and Regional Studies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009
ISBN: 9781847202673
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 The Genesis of a Hybrid: Early Industrial Districts between Craft Culture and Factory Training Downloads
Carlo Marco Belfanti
Ch 2 Flexibility and Adaptation in the Formation of Three Italian Industrial Districts Downloads
Corine Maitte
Ch 3 Apprenticeship and Technical Schools in the Formation of Industrial Districts Downloads
Elisabetta Merlo
Ch 4 The Emergence and Development of Industrial Districts in Industrialising England, 1750–1914 Downloads
Andrew Popp and John F. Wilson
Ch 5 Industrial Districts and Large Firms: The Stubborn Persistence of a ‘Weak’ Productive Model Downloads
Andrea Colli
Ch 6 Forerunners of Marshall on the Industrial Districts Downloads
Peter Groenewegen
Ch 7 Industrial Districts in Marshall’s Economics Downloads
Brian Loasby
Ch 8 External and Internal Economies Downloads
Neil Hart
Ch 9 The Italian Revival of Industrial Districts and the Foundations of Political Economy Downloads
Renzo Bianchi
Ch 10 The Italian Revival of Industrial Districts and the Foundations of Industrial Policy Downloads
Anna Natali and Margherita Russo
Ch 11 The Marshallian Industrial Districts and Current Trends in Economic Theory Downloads
Marco Dardi
Ch 12 The Economics of Context, Location and Trade: Another Great Transformation? Downloads
Michael Storper
Ch 13 Flow-fund Model, Decomposability of the Production Process and the Structure of an Industrial District Downloads
Piero Tani
Ch 14 Clusters and Industrial Districts: Common Roots, Different Perspectives Downloads
Michael Porter and Christian Ketels
Ch 15 The Industrial District as a Local Evolutionary Phenomenon Downloads
Maurizio Mistri
Ch 16 Semi-automatic and Deliberate Actions in the Evolution of Industrial Districts Downloads
Gabi Dei Ottati
Ch 17 The Governance of Industrial Districts Downloads
Arnaldo Bagnasco
Ch 18 The New Argonauts, Global Search and Local Institution Building Downloads
AnnaLee Saxenian and Charles Sabel
Ch 19 Web of Rules in Industrial Districts’ Labour Markets Downloads
Jean Saglio
Ch 20 Conceptualizing the Dynamics of Industrial Districts Downloads
Michael J. Piore
Ch 21 Innovation Processes and Industrial Districts Downloads
Paul Robertson, David Jacobson and Richard Langlois
Ch 22 The Creative Capacity of Culture and the New Creative Milieu Downloads
Luciana Lazzeretti
Ch 23 Technology Clusters, Industrial Districts and Regional Innovation Systems Downloads
Philip Cooke
Ch 24 Culture as a Productive Resource, International Networks and Local Development Downloads
Olivier Crevoisier and Leïla Kebir
Ch 25 The Empirical Evidence of Industrial Districts in Italy Downloads
Fabio Sforzi
Ch 26 The Empirical Evidence of Industrial Districts in Spain Downloads
Rafael Boix
Ch 27 The Empirical Evidence of Industrial Districts in Great Britain Downloads
Lisa De Propris
Ch 28 Measuring the District Effect Downloads
Guido de Blasio, Massimo Omiccioli and Luigi Federico Signorini
Ch 29 Measuring the Internationalisation of Industrial Districts Downloads
Stefano Menghinello
Ch 30 Sectors of Excellence in the Italian Industrial Districts Downloads
Marco Fortis and Monica Carminati
Ch 31 Regional Peculiarities in Italian Industrial Districts Downloads
Francesco Musotti
Ch 32 Medium-sized Firms, Groups and Industrial Districts: An Italian Perspective Downloads
Fulvio Coltorti
Ch 33 Knowledge Dynamics in the Evolution of Italian Industrial Districts Downloads
Fiorenzo Belussi
Ch 34 Bank’s Localism and Industrial Districts Downloads
Pietro Alessandrini and Alberto Zazzaro
Ch 35 Industrial Districts in Europe Downloads
Gioacchino Garofoli
Ch 36 Industrial Districts and the Governance of Local Economies: The French Example Downloads
Georges Benko and Bernard Pecqueur
Ch 37 Industrial Districts in Spain Downloads
Josep-Antoni Ybarra
Ch 38 Industrial Districts in Scandinavia Downloads
Bengt Johannisson
Ch 39 Industrial Districts in Japan Downloads
Yoshiyuki Okamoto
Ch 40 The University Research-Centric District in the United States Downloads
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
Ch 41 The Industrial District Model: Relevance for Developing Countries in the Context of Globalisation Downloads
Anne Caroline Posthuma
Ch 42 Industrial Districts in Latin America: The Role of Local Learning for Endogenous Development Downloads
Mario Davide Parrilli and Renato Garcia
Ch 43 Trajectories and Prospects of Industrial Districts in China Downloads
Jici Wang and Lixia Mei
Ch 44 The Complexity of Upgrading Industrial Districts: Insights from the Diesel Engine Industry of Ludhiana (India) Downloads
Meenu Tewari
Ch 45 The Scope of Industrial Districts in the Third World Downloads
Werner Sengenberger
Ch 46 Massachusetts High Tech: A ‘Manufactory of Species’ Downloads
Michael Best
Ch 47 Industrial Districts, Sectoral Clusters and Global Competition in the Precious Jewellery Industry Downloads
Frank Pyke
Ch 48 The Internationalisation of Production Activities of Italian Industrial Districts Downloads
Giuseppe Tattara
Ch 49 Lessons from Industrial Districts for Historically Fordist Regions Downloads
Josh Whitford
Ch 50 External Economies, Specific Public Goods and Policies Downloads
Marco Bellandi
Ch 51 National Industrial Policies and the Development of Industrial Districts: Reflections on the Spanish Case Downloads
Joan Trullén
Ch 52 Public Policies for Industrial Districts and Clusters Downloads
Mikel Landabaso Álvarez and Stuart Rosenfeld
Ch 53 The Industrial District Model in the Development Strategy of International Organizations: The Example of UNIDO Downloads
Giovanna Ceglie and Anna Stancher

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