Small-scale Industry in Rural Areas: The Spanish Experience since the Beginning of this Century

  • Antonio Vásquez-Barquero
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Economic growth and structural change in Spain have so far been analysed mainly through the traditional growth concentration/diffusion model. Economic development would have, according to this model, taken the form of urban-based industrial growth, led by big enterprises. Rural areas would have taken part in the industrialisation process only because of industrial diffusion from metropolitan areas.


Local Development Local Firm Local Industry Local Industrialisation Spanish Economy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Vásquez-Barquero
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Autonoma De MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Instituto Del Territorio Y Urbanismo, MopuMadridSpain

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