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Territories Categories: Italy

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Conference “Oltre la Globalizzazione – Beyond Globalisation: Feedback, Florence & Virtual Conference, 11 December 2020

CALL FOR ABSTRACT “Territori che resistono oltre la globalizzazione: la prospettiva geografica sudamericana tra conflitti, contrasti, opportunità e alternative”    “Territorios que resisten más allá de la globalización: la perspectiva geográfica suramericana entre conflictos, contrastes, oportunidades y alternativas”.   “Territórios que resistem além da globalização: a perspectiva geográfica sul-americana entre conflitos, contrastes, oportunidades e alternativas” […]

The Sense of the Word “Reforms” in the Italian Labour Market

Salvatore Perri, Professor of Political Economy, University of Magna Graecia (Catanzaro, Italy). Author contact: perriphdsalvatore@gmail.com The situation Today in Italy, we are experiencing a 10% unemployment rate (about 45% for young people in the southern regions), a relationship debt/GDP close to 136%, an increasing level of poverty and inequalities[1], and a form of stagnation in […]

Reflections on the Coronavirus in Italy

Balázs György Forman is Associate Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest Department of Economic Geography. In Italy, we would never have expected this. The coronavirus pandemic has brought an extremely profound economic, social and political divorce in Italy. If one sees the Milan or Florence Cathedrals, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and loves the Adriatic […]

Does the Cohesion policy work? The role of EU Funds and of Nationally-Based Policies

The Impact Assessment Office of the Senate of the Italian Republic published the research report “Spending for Growth? 30 years of EU policies for deprived areas: the impact of cohesion in Italy and Europe” made in collaboration with the Italian Association of Regional Science (AISRe) and the Institute for finance and the Local Economy (IFEL) […]

Old-fashioned innovation theories ignore the affordances of peripheries: How slow innovators flourish in Europe`s peripheral regions

Heike Mayer is professor of economic geography at the University of Bern. She is interested in innovation and entrepreneurship dynamics in peripheral regions. Her current project is funded by the MeRSA grant and she has been conducting field work in peripheral regions in the Italian, Austrian and Swiss Alps. Peripheral regions are more innovative than […]

International and Internal Migration: Challenges and Opportunities in Europe

16 January 2020

Mattia Casula

Name of event: 4th edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4) The 4th edition of the International Conference of Public (ICPP4) was organized by the International Public Policy Association (IPPA), a leading international organization in the field of policy science.  It aims to promote the international diffusion of knowledge on public policy, disseminating […]

ERC Starting Grant “DESPO-Deindustrializing Societies and the Political Consequences“ awarded to RSA member Dr. Anne-Marie T. Jeannet

We are happy to share some exciting news with the RSA community. Dr. Anne-Marie T. Jeannet – RSA member and Research Fellow at the Dondena Center for Social Dynamics and Public Policy, Bocconi University, has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant. We are very proud to say that Anne-Marie used her RSA Early Career grant […]

Elisa Giuliani

Elisa Giuliani (PhD SPRU, Sussex University) is Full Professor at the Department of Economics & Management of the University of Pisa, and 2017-2018 visiting scholar at MIT Sloan School of Management. She is Associate Editor for Research Policy, and part of the Editorial Boards of Economic Geography, the Journal of Economic Geography and the Business and Human Rights Journal. Her research cuts […]

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2018 RSA Europe's Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College

4 September 2018

2019 RSA Europe Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College

3 September 2019

The 2014-2020 EU cohesion policy in Italy: the regional expenditure Posted: 29 Jul 2019

Francesco Aiello is Full Professor in Economics at the University of Calabria (Italy) where he teaches Political Economy and International Trade. He is an applied economist with a long dated experience in teaching and research and author of a number of papers published in referred journals in the fields of R&D, trade policy and development […]

Profile - Flavia Martinelli

Flavia Martinelli

Flavia Martinelli is Professor at the Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy, where she currently teaches Policies and Strategies for Territorial Cohesion. She has worked on regional development processes, disparities, and policies, with particular attention to the historically lagging South of Italy, in a comparative perspective. She has been involved in several EU-funded collaborative projects […]

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2019 RSA Europe Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College - application submission deadline has been extended

RSA Europe’s Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College – Skills, Mobility and Entrepreneurship September 3rd to 6th, 2019 in Cagliari, Sardinia The application submission deadline has been extended to 9th July 2019. We hope this gives you some extra time to prepare your application. The RSA Europe’s Summer College has been established to focus on how ideas, theories, methods […]

Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College

2019 RSA Europe Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College in Sardinia announced

2019 RSA Europe Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College Skills, Mobility and Entrepreneurship  has been announced for the coming September. The co-evolution of skills, mobility and entrepreneurship, and the rapid pace of how these transitions occur in the contemporary knowledge-based economy provides a fertile environment for inter-disciplinary discourse and scientific inquiry. RSA Europe’s Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College 2019 […]

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2019 RSA Europe Summer College Instructors

Skills, Mobility and Entrepreneurship 2019 RSA Europe Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College, Cagliari, Sardinia Jennifer Clark, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA Riccardo Crescenzi, London School of Economics, UK Maria Chiara Di Guardo, University of Cagliari, Italy Frederick Guy, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Dieter F. Kogler, Spatial Dynamics Lab, UCDublin, Ireland Emanuela Marrocu, CRENoS, Università di Cagliari, Italy […]

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Why did training help workers keep their jobs in southern Italy, and have no such effect in the north?

Simona Iammarino is Professor of Economic Geography at the Department of Geography & Environment of the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). Simona’s main research interests lie in the following areas: Multinational corporations, location and innovation strategies, and local economic development; Geography of innovation and technological change; Regional systems of innovation; Regional and local […]

Valeria Lingua

Valeria Lingua has studied Regional Planning and Local Development at the Polytechnic of Turin and Amenagement at the Institute d’Urbanisme de Paris XII and has a PhD in  Regional planning and local development. Actually she is Researcher in Urban planning (Ricercatore RTD/a ICAR/21) at the University of Florence, School of Architecture, where she teaches Urban […]

Policy Expo 2017: Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0

On the behalf of the RSA community we would like to warmly congratulate to the Policy Expo 2017 winner: Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0: Upgrading Regional Capabilities for a Balanced Industrial Development and Growth Through Networks.

Anne-Marie Jeannet

Political Disaffection in Europe’s Rust Belt Regions The aim of this project is to understand how a sustained decline in manufacturing has altered democratic life in affected societies. The central question of the project is: How has regional and local deindustrialization brought about a disenchantment with mainstream politics? The project focuses on two possible mechanisms […]

Paolo Rizzi

Director of the Laboratory of Local Economics – Catholic University of Piacenza Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the Faculty of Economics and Law of the Catholic University of Piacenza and Cremona Director of the Master Must Local Tourism Development and Tourism Business Management Research areas Analysis of local economic systems and territorial development policies […]

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