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Industrial Districts

Mark Casson

in Information and Organization

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198297802
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596063 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198297807.003.0007
Industrial Districts

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Applies the schematic representation of information systems to two major industrial districts: Prato, Italy, and Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. It highlights the way that regional business activity is integrated into the wider economy through external information flow.

Keywords: district; industrial; information; Italy; network; systems; Wales

Chapter.  7078 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Microeconomics

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