Reading the territory: supporting regional policy making with synthetic indicators from 100% Lombardia

Journal title TERRITORIO
Author/s Fausto Pacicco, Federico Rappelli, Massimiliano Serati
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2019/90
Language English Pages 16 P. 90-178 File size 525 KB
DOI 10.3280/TR2019-090018
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Policy makers cannot ignore a careful assessment of the territories involved in their actions, requiring quantitative information that should be robust and capillary, able to synthesize complex/cross-thematic phenomena, and organized in large statistical sets. However, many of these data sets are stuck on a macrolevel of detail (e.g. national/regional), unsuitable for micro-territorial analyses, and instead of being geared toward the support of territorial planning are mostly descriptive. The authors developed 100% Lombardia, a statistical platform able to fill this gap, providing more than 160 indicators for the Lombardy region with a timespan running from 2001 to 2015. 100% Lombardia has been designed to support territorial planning and it has been successfully used in various regional policies, discussed in the paper, thus constituting a valuable micro-territorial policy making tool.

Keywords: Micro-territorial indicators; local policy making; 100% Lombardia

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Fausto Pacicco, Federico Rappelli, Massimiliano Serati, Reading the territory: supporting regional policy making with synthetic indicators from 100% Lombardia in "TERRITORIO" 90/2019, pp 90-178, DOI: 10.3280/TR2019-090018