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The Smart Specialization Strategy of Italian Regions and Links Among Technological Domains
Author/s: Donato Iacobucci, Enrico Guzzini 
Year:  2016 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  24 Pg. 5-28 FullText PDF:  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 Code: L52; O33; R11; R58

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Donato Iacobucci, Enrico Guzzini, The Smart Specialization Strategy of Italian Regions and Links Among Technological Domains in "SCIENZE REGIONALI " 3/2016, pp. 5-28, DOI:10.3280/SCRE2016-003001


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