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Stefano Fachin and Alberto Brugnoli
''Testing economic geography: Italy, 1951-1991''
( 2001, Vol. 18 No.1 )
A rural country in the 1950's, Italy is now a large industrial economy. In this paper we show through a joint analysis of spatial autocorrelation and concentration of employment that this development has not been driven by centre-periphery mechanisms.
JEL: R1 - General Regional Economics (includes Regional Data)
O5 - Economywide Country Studies: General
Manuscript Received : Jun 14 2001 Manuscript Accepted : Jul 24 2001

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