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Biblioteca Mario Rostoni

 
 

The Italian Economy at the dawn of the 21st century

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The Italian Economy at the dawn of the 21st century
/ edited by Massimo Di Matteo, Paolo Piacentini ; [con un contributo di Rodolfo Helg]. - Aldershot : Ashgate ©2003. - 361 p. ; 22 cm.

Most of the essays collected in this volume are the revised version of the reports presented at a conference held at the University of Tokyo in October 2001 organised as part of the initiativesof the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo the Italian Ministries of Foreign Affairs and of Higher Educations and the University of Tokyo. The essays which aim at a fact-based presentation provide a thorough survey. Of the relevant problems and aspects of present-day Italian economy and society. Those peculiar features of the Italian economy such as its dualistic industrial structure and territorial divide are complemented with presentations of some of the centraltopics on the Italian social framework such as the role of family and the 'Third Sector'.


Contents

List of Contributors viii
Preface x
PART I: GROWTH PATTERNS AND STRUCTURAL FEATURES  
1. Italy's First Phase of Postwar Development: The Role of Aggregate Demand Massimo Di Matteo 3
Comment Hiroshi Yoshikawa 11
2. The Italian Economy after the Bretton Woods Era (1971 200 1) Alessandro Vercelli and Luciano Fiordoni 13
3. The Italian Labour Market and Production System: Structural Features and Main Developments Carlo De Gregorio Andrea de Panizza Roberto Monducci and Leonello Tronti 38
Comment Kenichi Sakai 76
PART II: ASPECTS OF A DUAL ECONOMY
4. Old and New Dualisms in the Italian Labour Market Roberto Schiattarella and Paolo Piacentini 81
Comment Sumi Iwamoto 100
5. Development Policies in the Italian Mezzogiorno: Lessons from the Past Maurizio Franzini 104
6. Rethinking Development Policies in Italy Fabrizio Barca 129
7. Evolution of Production Structure in the Italian Regions Carlo Andrea Bollino and Marcello Signorelli 150
Comment Micaela Notarangelo and Giovanni Russo 172
 
PART III: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION
8. Continuity and Change in Italian Corporate Governance: The Institutional Stability of One Variety of Capitalism Ugo Pagano and Sandro Trento 177
9. Production Outsourcing in Italian Manufacturing Industry Alessandro Innocenti 212
Comment Katsuhito Iwai 233
10. Italian Districts in the International Economy Rodolfo Helg 236
Comment Yoshiyuki Okamoto 246
11. Banking System and the Dualistic Development of the Italian Economy Cesare Imbriani 248
Comment Osamu Ito 256
PART IV: SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND NETWORKS
12. The Fiscal Decentralization and the Autonomy of the Local Government Carlo Filippini and Giampaolo Arachi 261
Comment Hiroko Kudo 287
13. The Italian Third Sector: An Overview at the Beginning of the Century Marco Demarie and Stefano Cima 292
Comment Yousuke Mamiya 311
14. The Family and Social Networks in the Socio Economic Development of Italy Andrea Toma 313
Comment Masao Kotani 331
15. The Italian Welfare System Between the European Unification and the Globalization Processes: A Suggested Interpretation Paolo Calza Bíni 334
Comment Nobuhiro Hiwatari 351
Index 355