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The impacts of natural disasters on global supply chains


  • Masato Abe


  • Linghe Ye

    (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP))


This paper explores how global supply chains expand the risks of natural disasters and how natural disasters affect supply chain operations in the Asia-Pacific context.

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  • Masato Abe & Linghe Ye, 2012. "The impacts of natural disasters on global supply chains," Working Papers 11512, Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada..
  • Handle: RePEc:esc:wpaper:11512

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    1. Mia Mikic & John Gilbert, 2007. "Trade Statistics In Policymaking - A Handbook Of Commonly Used Trade Indices And Indicators," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), number tipub2491, january-d.
    2. Alex Hoen & Jan Oosterhaven, 2006. "On the measurement of comparative advantage," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 40(3), pages 677-691, August.
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    Globalization; global supply chain; cross-border business and production networks; international logistics system; natural disaster risk; Japan; Thailand;

    JEL classification:

    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business
    • F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions

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