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Competitiveness in manufacturing. Germany vs. Italy – a comparison

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  • A. Arrighetti
  • A. Ninni
  • E. Breda
  • R. Cappariello
  • M. Clemens
  • D. Schumacher

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This Working Paper contains the contributions written in English forthcoming in a Special Issue of the Journal of Industrial and Management Economics / Economia e politica industriale (39, (2), 2012 ). The title (and the topic) of the whole Special Issue is “Competitiveness in Manufacturing: Germany vs. Italy”

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, Parma University (Italy) in its series Economics Department Working Papers with number 2012-EP01.

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Length: 68 pages
Date of creation: 2012
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Handle: RePEc:par:dipeco:2012-ep01

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Keywords: Manufacturing Industries; International Trade; Human Capital; Internationalization Processes; Industrial Policy; Germany; Italy;

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