The mechanics of production networks in Southeast Asia: the fragmentation theory approach
AbstractSoutheast Asia is truly a unique area in that it deeply gets involved with sophisticated international production networks extended to the whole East Asia. This chapter provides an overview on the current status of economic analysis on this issue, placing its emphasis on the newly developed fragmentation theory approach. The two-dimensional fragmentation model is introduced and employed for disentangling the mechanics of production networks as well as the spatial structure of networking in East Asia. Profound policy implication for further activating production networks and economic development in Southeast Asia and other less developed countries is also discussed.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University in its series CEI Working Paper Series with number 2007-8.
Length: 40 p.
Date of creation: Jul 2007
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Note: March 2007 (revised); May 2007 (re-revised), IDE Kuroiwa Project "Economic integration in Southeast Asia: location of industries, production network (or value chain) and development strategy", References: p. 32-34
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- NEP-ALL-2007-08-18 (All new papers)
- NEP-NET-2007-08-18 (Network Economics)
- NEP-SEA-2007-08-18 (South East Asia)
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