Economics and management of local system
Instructor: Luciana Lazzeretti
The course deals with competitive analysis of industries and local systems through theoretical and empirical focuses.
The course is divided into two modules:
Module A: competitive analysis and examination of concepts of industry, network, systems, clusters and districts.
Module B: theory and empirical case studies of cultural and creative industries, creative networks and creative capacity of culture.
Approaches: industry analysis in the perspective of industrial economics, business and urban-regional economics, evolutionary and ecological economics.
Concepts: industry, supply chain, networks, value chain, local systems (clusters, districts and cities). Methods: Case studies, statistical analyses, social network analysis, ecological analyses and other quantitative methods.
Module A: Becattini G, (2002), "From Marshall's to the Italian "Industrial Districts" A brief critical reconstruction" in Quadrio Curzio A. and Fortis M. (2002) (eds.), Complexity and Industrial cluster Dynamics and Models in Theory and Practices, Springer.
Module B: Lazzeretti (Ed.), Creative industries and innovation in Europe, London: Routledge.