Regional Geography, Economic Structure and the Impact of Regional Policies: The Case Study of Hotel Industry in Trentino

Author/s Roberto Gabriele, Enrico Tundis
Publishing Year 2015 Issue 2015/3 Suppl. Language Italian
Pages 23 P. 37-59 File size 437 KB
DOI 10.3280/SCRE2015-S03003
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The study proposes an approach to evaluate regional policies accounting for the externalities, linked to the regional context and the spatial distribution of the targeted firms, possibly generated by the policy. The analysis explores the effects of a capital subsidisation programme directed to hotels in the Trentino province through the Provincial Law 6/99. The results show a positive direct effect of subsidies on hotel outcomes. The externalities generated, however, acted as a moderator by fading out the overall effect of the policy.

Keywords: Regional policy; iptwmodels; hotel industry.

Jel codes: C32, R58, L83

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Roberto Gabriele, Enrico Tundis, Contesto regionale, struttura economica e impatto delle politiche regionali: il caso degli alberghi in Trentino in "SCIENZE REGIONALI " 3 Suppl./2015, pp 37-59, DOI: 10.3280/SCRE2015-S03003