1. The `Planning Accounting Frame'(PAF), as an instrument of the `programming approach'
2. The spatial dimension of the Planning Accounting Framework
3. A `System of models' for the PAF elaboration
4. The political and practical use of the PAF
5. Conclusive considerations
Professor Franco Archibugi is the Founder and Chairman of the Planning Studies Centre in Rome, Italy. Prior to this he taught economics at the University of Florence, Italy and planning at the Universities of Calabria, Palermo, and Naples, Italy. He studied history and philosophy at the Universities of Rome and Heidelberg, and economics at the London School of Economics. He is the author of many books and papers on socio-economic, environmental and urban planning published in Italian, English and other languages.