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International Fragmentation of Production


  • Nobuaki Yamashita


Using state-of-the-art econometric tools, this book examines the implications of international fragmentation of production for the performance of the Japanese manufacturing industry.

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  • Nobuaki Yamashita, 2010. "International Fragmentation of Production," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 13615.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:13615

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    • L0 - Industrial Organization - - General
    • D0 - Microeconomics - - General


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