The Smart Specialization Strategy of Italian Regions and Links Among Technological Domains

Author/s Donato Iacobucci, Enrico Guzzini
Publishing Year 2016 Issue 2016/3 Language Italian
Pages 24 P. 5-28 File size 247 KB
DOI 10.3280/SCRE2016-003001
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The Smart Specialization Strategy requires regions to identify links between technological domains within the same region (relatedness) and between different regions (connectivity). Besides providing a first analysis of technological domains of Italian regions, this paper shows that Italian regions generally neglected the analysis of relatedness and connectivity. We argue that this underestimation is due to the absence of a consolidated methodology to detect such links and to the lack of data and information to carry out this analysis.

Keywords: Smart Specialization Strategy; technological relatedness; innovation policy

Jel codes: L52; O33; R11; R58

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Donato Iacobucci, Enrico Guzzini, La ‘Smart Specialization Strategy’ delle regioni italiane e le relazioni fra ambiti tecnologici in "SCIENZE REGIONALI " 3/2016, pp 5-28, DOI: 10.3280/SCRE2016-003001