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EU enlargement and the evolution of European production networks

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  • Curran, Louise
  • Zignago, Soledad

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We analyse the regionalisation of the European Union's production networks and the impact of enlargement by looking at trends in trade in intermediate and final products in different types of technology between 1995 and 2007. We find that enlargement has coincided with quite major changes in the structure of trade within and beyond the EU. Overall we find that the new member states of the EU12 have become a more important source of goods both for the sub-region itself and for the EU15.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Research in International Business and Finance.

Volume (Year): 26 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 240-257

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Handle: RePEc:eee:riibaf:v:26:y:2012:i:2:p:240-257

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Keywords: EU trade; EU enlargement; High tech trade; EU supply chains;

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