The Urban Areas                                                      Competitiveness Report                               ...
2009-2011                                                                              Layout of the first “three years”  ...
OBJECT   Th t k relies on th construction of a synthetic i d measuring and comparing 103   The task li        the      t t...
MAIN QUESTIONS           Reliability of the mathematical model                     y           Usefulness of the informati...
KEY POINTS    1.     Territorial competitiveness    2.     The calculation model    3.     Main results emerging from thre...
TERRITORIAL COMPETITIVENESS                         How the RCAU project looks at the territorial competitiveness ?Learnin...
TERRITORIAL COMPETITIVENESS  Immaterial resources                                                       Material resources...
THE CALCULATION MODELcoordination activity                                                                                ...
THE CALCULATION MODEL                 Dataset standardization and weighting process 1.     the a-dimensional dataset: 0.00...
MAIN RESULTS      THE COMPETITIVENESS SYNTHETIC INDEX                                                                     ...
CONCLUSIONS           Reliability of the mathematical model                         The results needs to be enriched with ...
Thank you for your kind attention!           For any further information please contact us by e-mail:                     ...
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Bodano, Ingaramo & Sabatino - INPUT2012

  1. 1. The Urban Areas  Competitiveness Report  p p (RCAU): an information system  to support the JESSICA  revolving funds in Italy l i f d i I l ing. Francesca Bodano arch. arch Luisa Ingaramo arch. Stefania Sabatino Cagliari 10thMay 2012 POLITECNICO DI TORINOMay 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 1 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  2. 2. 2009-2011 Layout of the first “three years” RESEARCH SUPPORTING activity 2007 AND ORIENTING LAUNCHED AND PROMOTED JESSICA RESEARCH COORDINATION OPERATIVE RESEARCH TEAM FOR THE RCAU REPORT INITIATIVE 2007-2013 Joint European Support Research institute focused A company focused on local for Sustainable Research centre specialized in Research centre for development , mainly financed by on territorial systems for investments in City banking foundations demography & multi-ethnicity social-economic analyses areas innovation LOOKING FOR THE JESSICA Italian Banking Foundation and ROTATIVE Banks Associations FUNDS + Other sponsors OPPORTUNITY RESEARCH FINANCING AND SUPPORTINGMay 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 2 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  3. 3. OBJECT Th t k relies on th construction of a synthetic i d measuring and comparing 103 The task li the t ti f th ti index i d i Italian provinces (NUT s-3 level), the basis of a multidisciplinary dataset made up of raw indexes.Example: The Real Estate Profitability Index for the residential market Each urban area expresses a peculiar residential market, due MILAN TURIN to the complex relationships existing between its local economy, i i its inner hi history, i its community…The information system must catch those competitive gaps on a common scale. MATERA CAGLIARI A relevant question deals with the comparability of urban areas revealing strong differences for, i.e.: dimension, climate economy culture, geography for i e : dimension climate, economy, culture geography…. May 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 3 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  4. 4. MAIN QUESTIONS Reliability of the mathematical model y Usefulness of the information system y Bologna Bari UrbinoMay 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 4 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  5. 5. KEY POINTS 1. Territorial competitiveness 2. The calculation model 3. Main results emerging from three Reports (2009-2010-2011) CONCLUSIONS Florence OristanoMay 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 5 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  6. 6. TERRITORIAL COMPETITIVENESS How the RCAU project looks at the territorial competitiveness ?Learning from literature.. “...a country is “...based on the “...technological ...”the competitiveness competitive if it relation between changes can impact [...] comes true when a succeeds to competitiveness on a country [...] global increasing welfare enlarge its market and comparative more than is granted to the whole business...” advantages...” expenditures...” society.” A. Smith (1776) D. Ricardo (1817) K. J. Arrow (1962) M. E. Porter (1976) ( ) F. A. Von Hayek (1976) From a merely ...the “sustainable question of business… …trough a more relative way of thinking, towards a development” definition. definition in line with…. The RCAU approach to territorial competitivenessAn urban area can b considered competitive if it manages to f b be d d f foster virtuous development chains b d l h between l local lresources (i.e.: capitals and ideas) in order to maintain and to boost the local welfare. 1 According to this definition the RCAU Report tried to select the sectors or the dimensions addressing advantagesand risks to the Italian urban areas, in order to get local stakeholders (potential investors and policy makers) used to 2intervene through the JESSICA revolving funds. 3May 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 6 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  7. 7. TERRITORIAL COMPETITIVENESS Immaterial resources Material resources PEOPLE PHYSICAL SPACE Specific local heritage ENVIRONMENT DEMOGRAPHY INFRASTRUCTURE CULTURE & SOCIETY 1 REAL ESTATE ECONOMY 2 MARKET 3May 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 7 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  8. 8. THE CALCULATION MODELcoordination activity Research institute focused A company focused on local development Research centre specialized in Research centre for on territorial systems for , mainly financed by banking foundations demography & multi-ethnicity social-economic analyses innovation Dataset t t D t t structure 6 dimensions Covering 103 provinces 77 raw indicators 1 More than 20 national 2 and international institutional sources Istat, Miur, Istat Mi r Banca d’Italia Agen ia del Territorio Ecosistema Urbano, ESPON, Corine Land Cover, Siae… d’Italia, Agenzia Territorio, Urbano ESPON Co er Siae 3May 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 8 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  9. 9. THE CALCULATION MODEL Dataset standardization and weighting process 1. the a-dimensional dataset: 0.0001 - 1.0000 ranking gap If Ind is positive If Ind is negative 2. the weighting coefficients calculation: inverse g g correlation among a-dimensional rankings 3. the sub-dimension ranking through the weighted sum of indicators belonging to the same sub- dimension: 1 2 3May 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 9 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  10. 10. MAIN RESULTS THE COMPETITIVENESS SYNTHETIC INDEX The Geographical Information 2010 2011 Systems enriches the analysis making easier any comparison and comprehension THE FUTURE RISK MAP FOR POPOLATION AGEING (i.e) Trieste Nearly 50% Genoa inhabitants are over 65 years oldSome stable trends trends…• Middle sized cities: greater dynamism• Ageing phenomenon: future economic charge• Early School leavers phenomenon: due to a cost-opportunity trade off 1• Southern Italy: vulnerable (low economic levels combined with low attractivenessfor young people as well immigrants) 2• Some virtuous chains still remains especially where an excellent manufactoryindustrial or service pole meets the innovation technology and scientific research.•North Eastern Italy hi h f N th E t It l high free ground consumption (b d planning activity) d ti (bad l i ti it ) 3 May 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 10 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  11. 11. CONCLUSIONS Reliability of the mathematical model The results needs to be enriched with some explicative comments... Usefulness of the information system y The information delivered by the Report can be deepened on demand for specific customers... Feedback in the light of further specific research activity...May 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 11 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy
  12. 12. Thank you for your kind attention! For any further information please contact us by e-mail: stefania.sabatino@polito.it francesca.bodano@polito.it francesca bodano@polito it luisa.ingaramo@polito.itMay 2012 The Urban Areas Competitiveness Report (RCAU): an information system 12 to support the JESSICA revolving funds in Italy

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