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Technology transfer from TNCs to local suppliers in developing countries: A study of AB Volvo's truck and bus plants in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico

  • Ivarsson, Inge
  • Alvstam, Claes Goran
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 8 (August)
    Pages: 1325-1344

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:33:y:2005:i:8:p:1325-1344
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