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Author Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Title OECD Territorial Reviews : Bergamo, Italy 2001
Published Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (213 pages)
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Assessments and Recommendations; Table Assessments and recommendations: Summary presentation of the benchmark regions; Part I. Socio-economic Overview of the Province of Bergamo; Chapter 1. Human Geography; Chapter 2. Economy in General; Chapter 3. Labour Market; Chapter 4. Economy by Sector; Conclusion; Part II. Main Policy Issues; Chapter 1. Spatial Planning and Transport Infrastructure; Chapter 2. Education, Innovation, and Economic Performance; Chapter 3. Tourism and Sustainable Growth; Chapter 4. Decentralisation and Territorial Governance
Part III. Closeness to Metropolitan Areas: Benchmarks and Best PracticesIntroduction; Chapter 1. Providence, Rhode Island, United States; Chapter 2. Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom; Chapter 3. Akron, Ohio, United States
Summary The province of Bergamo, located in Lombardy, is one of the most successful regions in Italy. The economy is highly competitive, diversified and export-oriented, productivity is above the national average, and unemployment is almost non-existent. The diversity of the region and its abundant cultural and environmental assets are likely to turn the province into an outstanding tourist destination. The future success of the province is not certain, though. Bergamo still faces important challenges, like improving its education sector or building transport infrastructures that respond to the needs
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 9264195025 (electronic bk.)
9789264195028 (electronic bk.)