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L’Italia e il rinascimento manifatturiero

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        Language: Italian

        Publication date: June 2016

        Edited by: Giorgio Giovannetti

        Series: Aspen Italia Views 

        Publisher: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana fondata da Giovanni Treccani

        Editorial coordination: Roberto Billiani

        Series coordination: Paola Fienga

         © Aspen Institute Italia and Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana fondata da Giovanni Treccani

        The crisis has been long, hard and unexpectedly deep and intense.
        The “real economy” has resurfaced from its ruins. In Italy, those who have made it followed a time-tested path, making the most of creativity, flexibility and dynamism. Small and medium-sized enterprises have survived thanks to being agile, aggressive and technological – and almost always “green”. These “pocket-sized multinationals” – often champions of a responsible and sustainable development – have been called The Fourth Capitalism. They have proved capable of conquering the world with their innovative and beautiful products.

        Such businesses could be the engine behind a new Renassiance. Six experts reflect on this here, imagining what the future might hold.

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