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Who Really Made Your Car? Restructuring and Geographic change in the Auto Industry

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  • Thomas Klier

    (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

  • James Rubenstein

    (Ohio University)

Abstract

This book offers a comprehensive look at an industry that plays a growing role in motor vehicle production in the United States - the author supplier industry.

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  • Thomas Klier & James Rubenstein, 2008. "Who Really Made Your Car? Restructuring and Geographic change in the Auto Industry," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number wrmyc.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:wrmyc Note: PDF is the book's first chapter.
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    2. Vincent FRIGANT (GREThA, CNRS, UMR 5113), 2011. "Egyptian pyramid or Aztec pyramid: How should we describe the industrial architecture of automotive supply chains in Europe?," Cahiers du GREThA 2011-27, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.
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    4. Prema-chandra Athukorala, 2014. "Industrialisation through State-MNC Partnership: Lessons from the Malaysia's National Car Project," Departmental Working Papers 2014-06, The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics.
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    11. Frigant, Vincent & Zumpe, Martin, 2014. "Are automotive global production networks becoming more global? Comparison of regional and global integration processes based on auto parts trade data," MPRA Paper 55727, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Frigant, Vincent & Miollan, Stéphane, 2014. "The geographical restructuring of the European automobile industry in the 2000s," MPRA Paper 53509, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    13. Vincent FRIGANT (GREThA), 2011. "French mega-suppliers’ trajectories during the modular era: some evidences on Faurecia, Valeo and Plastic Omnium," Cahiers du GREThA 2011-20, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.
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    15. Simon Emde, 2017. "Scheduling the replenishment of just-in-time supermarkets in assembly plants," OR Spectrum: Quantitative Approaches in Management, Springer;Gesellschaft für Operations Research e.V., pages 321-345.
    16. Jeremy T. Fox, 2008. "Estimating Matching Games with Transfers," NBER Working Papers 14382, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    17. Vincent FRIGANT (GREThA, CNRS, UMR 5113) & Stéphanie PERES (Bordeaux Sciences Agro, INRA, ISVV, USC 1320 GAIA) & Stéphane VIROL (GREThA, CNRS, UMR 5113), 2012. "How do SMEs to rise at the top of the supply chain? An econometric exploration of the French auto industry (In French)," Cahiers du GREThA 2012-16, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.
    18. Vincent FRIGANT (GREThA, CNRS, UMR 5113), 2011. "Three uncertainties looming over the European auto industry," Cahiers du GREThA 2011-34, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.
    19. Thomas Klier & Daniel McMillen, 2015. "Plant Location Patterns in the European Automobile Supplier Industry," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(4), pages 558-573, December.
    20. Petr Pavlínek & Pavla Žížalová, 2016. "Linkages and spillovers in global production networks: firm-level analysis of the Czech automotive industry," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, vol. 16(2), pages 331-363.
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    22. Yuan Zi, 2014. "Trade Costs, Global Value Chains and Economic Development," CTEI Working Papers series 06-2014, Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, The Graduate Institute.
    23. Vincent FRIGANT (GREThA, UMR CNRS 5113) & Jean-Bernard LAYAN (GREThA, UMR CNRS 5113), 2010. "A comparative analysis of automobile parts trade exchange between France and Germany: crossing international economics and industrial dynamics (In French)," Cahiers du GREThA 2010-17, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.

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    Keywords

    auto industry; auto suppliers; regional integration; parts suppliers; restructuring;

    JEL classification:

    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L62 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Automobiles; Other Transportation Equipment; Related Parts and Equipment

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