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The LOCAL WORK PLANS (LWP) and Territorial Economic System (TES): Assessment and Evaluation

  • Cosimo Cuomo
  • Domenico Marino
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 180)

Abstract

Territorial Economic System (TES) is a multidimensional concept that encompasses economic and social dimensions. Whereas the production system has a mainly material connotation, technical knowledge and social capability have a mainly immaterial nature (Latella and Marino 1996). It is important for a description of the TES to define two dimensions: the proximity and the resiliency. Each territory shows first of all a different degree of proximity which does not necessarily mean contiguity, but can have a functional meaning (Veltz 1991; Dupuy and Gilly 1993). There is, in fact, an industrial organization, cultural and temporal proximity.

The LOCAL WORK PLANS (LWP) are a tool integrating active policies for employment with policies for local development.

Incentivizing innovative investments is another policy pillar that should be implemented within Calabria’s TES, and once again the LWPs are the natural and privileged setting for this implementation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Regione CalabriaCatanzaroItaly
  2. 2.Mediterranea University of Reggio CalabriaCalabriaItaly

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