Digitalization, Innovation & Growth

Published: 16 March 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/6rcnmy2mg8.1
Alessandra Patti, Valeria Schifilliti


This dataset contains variables aggregated at sub-national levels (Nut-2) (ISTAT) from 2009 to 2020. Data provides information on digitalization and digital culture, innovation and other relevant economic variables, such as the GDP per capita, openness and gross fixed capital formation. It was constructed for conducting an empirical study wheter digitalization affect regional growth of Italian region equally or not. Evidence suggests that digitalization and digital culture are consistent positive effect on growth in the North rather than in the South, increasing territorial disparities between the two area of the country.


Steps to reproduce

source: ISTAT source: ESTAT


Universita degli Studi di Catania, Universita degli Studi di Messina


Regional Economics, Innovation, Italy, Digital Economy