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By Gilberto Seravalli

This ebook introduces the reader to neighborhood improvement economics and coverage, with a different specialise in the place-based paradigm that covers its justification, its problems and the categories of public intervention that it indicates. the start line for the research is that monetary improvement in lagging areas isn't to be anticipated because the results of a mechanism of computerized convergence among backward and complicated areas and that, for that reason, the main applicable improvement coverage isn't to maximise festival between all brokers in all sectors and areas. The failure of the Washington Consensus is tested, and the 2 competing positions to have emerged from this failure – spatially blind interventions and place-based regulations – are contrasted. the most shortcoming of spatially blind guidelines, particularly that motionless assets which can set off or aid a improvement technique frequently stay untapped or “trapped”, is emphasised. the restrictions of the “big push” kingdom intervention and salary flexibility ideas to this seize are analyzed and the benefits of place-based rules that aid intervention and will care for uncertainty, chance and clash are discussed.

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The purpose of the exercise in comparative dynamics is not to show how some hypothetical economy can expand indefinitely over time given certain underlying conditions. It is rather to explain why, as the historical record bears such strong witness, the expansion path of a free enterprise economy is likely to be so erratic» (Eichner and Kregel 1975, 1296). From a territorial point of view, the most evident phenomenon linked to history and geography is the persistent spatial concentration of economic activities in some places and not in others.

More firms entail more differently skilled workers. Going back to the previous numerical example, the possibility of finding workers “of type A” especially able in phase I (wire processing), and of “type C” especially able in phase III (finishing), depends on the existence of a broad pool of differently specialized workers. The existence of many firms nearby is one of the two conditions that makes this differentiation possible. If we consider the series production as a firm, we may say that this firm’s “core” activity is phase II (heading) in which it is particularly efficient thanks to the specialized worker B.

In comparison, the following years witnessed higher expenditure in infrastructures and lower economic growth. In general, although these interventions in favor of the South did not cancel the gap with the Center-North, they are correlated with the interruption of its historical upward trend. Moreover, in their period of greatest intensity, these policies produced a remarkable reduction of the gap, which later stabilized at a significantly lower level compared to the 1950s when the South-oriented policy began.

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