Local Economies and Global Competitiveness

  • Editors
  • Bruno Dallago
  • Chiara Guglielmetti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Local Economies and Global Competitiveness

    1. Bruno Dallago, Chiara Guglielmetti
      Pages 1-14
  3. Context and Proximity in Competitiveness and Cohesion: Theoretical and Empirical Challenges

  4. Territories, Development and Competitiveness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Wim Naudé, Waldo Krugell, Marianne Matthee
      Pages 45-74
    3. Miklós Szanyi, Ichiro Iwasaki, Péter Csizmadia, Miklós Illésy, Csaba Makó
      Pages 113-133
    4. Zoltán Szántó, István János Tóth, Tünde Cserpes
      Pages 134-153
    5. Lutz Eigenhüller, Stefan Fuchs, Nicole Litzel, Joachim Möller
      Pages 154-174
    6. Alessandro Gretter, Ilaria Goio, Geremia Gios
      Pages 175-189
  5. Firms, Context and Proximity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Zoltan J. Acs, Connie L. McNeely, Joseph Sany
      Pages 209-231
    3. Giuseppe Vittucci Marzetti, Maria Luigia Segnana, Chiara Tomasi
      Pages 242-256
    4. Sandro Montresor, Davide Antonioli, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Paolo Pini
      Pages 257-279
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 280-285

About this book


The globalized economy depends on local and context-specific factors. This edited volume addresses local-global nexuses via case studies of global interactions in developed and developing areas, and of particular firms' approaches to these issues. The chapters build up a prospectus on how best to create globally capable localities.


business cluster competitiveness development Economic Development economic growth globalization growth innovation Local Economies Metropolitan region Outsourcing production productivity research

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