Italy's Alternative Model of Industrialization

Francesca Carnevali

in Europe's Advantage

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780199257393
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603846 | DOI:
Italy's Alternative Model of Industrialization

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This chapter explores the nature of Italy’s ‘dual model’ of economic development up to the early 1930s, and how this is linked to the existence of a segmented banking system. It also analyses the political connections between government, small local banks, and regional economies.

Keywords: savings banks; popular banks; regional economies; government economic policy

Chapter.  7376 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

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