Local economic development and public-private partnerships in Greece: some empirical evidence from enterprises of the city of Larissa, Thessaly region
New Medit, vol 9, n.4, (December 2010), pp. 48-58
Jel classification: R5, R58
Taking as a matter of fact the interest of the international bibliography in the role and importance of the public-private partnerships in the local development, the article looks into the possibility of partnership development between local authorities and firms in Greece. The area of research is Larissa, a very important Greek city at economic and administrative level, located in the Thessaly region. Through the use of primary facts, the possibility of public-private partnerships development is examined, having as a goal the development of the city and of the competitiveness of a wider area. The article draws relevant conclusions for the groups involved both in the local and regional level.
public private partnerships (PPPs), local development, local authorities, firms, research, Larissa, Greece