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Ownership linkages and business groups in industrial districts. The case of Emilia Romagna

  • Francesco Brioschi
  • Maria Sole Brioschi
  • Giulio Cainelli
Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Abstract

Italy’s model of industrial development has always been viewed as anomalous in the panorama of the industrialised economies. Satisfactory long-run performance, on the whole, despite a number of structural weaknesses, has been achieved by an industrial system consisting largely of small and medium size enterprises not generally operating on a large enough scale to withstand international competition.

Keywords

Business Group Industrial District Corporate Grouping Global Pressure Industrial Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Brioschi
    • 1
  • Maria Sole Brioschi
    • 2
  • Giulio Cainelli
    • 3
  1. 1.Polytechnic of MilanMilanItaly
  2. 2.University of BergamoDalmine (BG)Italy
  3. 3.National Research CouncilUniversity of Bari and CERIS-DSEMilanItaly

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