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Collective Efficiency and Collective Failure: The Response of the Sialkot Surgical Instrument Cluster to Global Quality Pressures

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 27 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 9 (September)
    Pages: 1605-1626

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    3. Verhoogen, Eric A., 2007. "Trade, Quality Upgrading and Wage Inequality in the Mexican Manufacturing Sector," CEPR Discussion Papers 6385, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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