[automatically translated] This work focuses on the evaluation of a program of aid to businesses as part of a wider program for local development made in Italy during the 2000-2006 Community programming cycle. In particular, it provides an ex-post evaluation of the resources for the aid schemes within the integrated territorial projects (PIT), and aims to identify the possible presence of selection bias (selection bias) in the quantification of 'policy effectiveness. The aim of this paper is to examine the role of the selection process in influencing the positive effect of the policy of incentives. The analysis was carried out using different methods based on the propensity score matching, together with a difference-in-differences approach.
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|Publication status||Published - 2014|