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The behavior of manufacturers inventories: Evidence from US industry level data

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  • Humphreys, Brad R.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Production Economics.

Volume (Year): 71 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1-3 (May)
Pages: 9-20

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  1. Chikán, Attila & Kovács, Erzsébet & Matyusz, Zsolt, 2011. "Inventory investment and sectoral characteristics in some OECD countries," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 133(1), pages 2-11, September.
  2. Lai, Richard, 2005. "Bullwhip in a Spanish Shop," MPRA Paper 4758, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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