chapter  13
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Relevance and nature of small and medium-sized firms in Southern Italy

Inspiteoftheoverallnegativetrendjust described,smallSouthernfirms-includingthose belongingtothesmallestdimensionalclasses-had someinterestingcharacteristicswhichemergewhen thecensusdataisbrokendownaccordingto industry(Table2).