Europe 2020 Sl-LAB: A New Center for Economic and Social Development in Sicily


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The debate on the determinants of regional and local development has been stimulated recently by the European strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth defined as Europe 2020. We present the objectives and structure of a new laboratory (SI-LAB) for the development of Sicilian economy promoted by the University of Palermo. In particular, we highlight the fundamental issues related to the incoming functioning of the Lab as a new oganization devoted to analyzing public policy issues, and fostering new ways of entrepreurship at the local level.



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Carmelina Bevilacqua, Francesco Calabrò and Lucia Della Spina




V. Provenzano et al., "Europe 2020 Sl-LAB: A New Center for Economic and Social Development in Sicily", Advanced Engineering Forum, Vol. 11, pp. 47-52, 2014

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June 2014


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