Fragmentation: New Production Patterns in the World Economy / Edition 1

Fragmentation: New Production Patterns in the World Economy / Edition 1

by Sven W. Arndt, Henryk Kierzkowski, Dven W. Arndt
     
 

ISBN-10: 019924331X

ISBN-13: 9780199243310

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

As the world economy becomes more integrated, products become more globalized. Airplanes, automobiles, computers, watches, and garments are among products whose constituent parts are made all over the world. This volume presents arguments and evidence showing that this process is benign: it raises competitiveness, creates jobs, and enhances economic welfare.

Overview

As the world economy becomes more integrated, products become more globalized. Airplanes, automobiles, computers, watches, and garments are among products whose constituent parts are made all over the world. This volume presents arguments and evidence showing that this process is benign: it raises competitiveness, creates jobs, and enhances economic welfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199243310
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Swen W. Arndt and Henryk Kierzkowski
2. A Framework for Fragmentation, Ronald W. Jones and Henryk Kierzkowski
3. Fragmentation Across Cones, Alan V. Deardorff
4. A Communication Based Model of Global Production Fragmentation, Richard G. Harris
5. Offshore Sourcing and Intra-Product Specialization in Preference Areas, Swen W. Arndt
6. Some Causes and Consequences of Fragmentation, Victoria Curzon Price
7. Just How Big is Global Production Sharing?, Alexander J. Yeats
8. Globalization and Fragmentation: Evidence for the Electronics Industry in Ireland, Frances Ruane and Holger Görg
9. Foreign Direct Investment and International Fragmentation in Production, Leonard K. Cheng, Larry D. Qiu, and Guofu Tan
10. Will Italy Survive Globalization?, Alberto Petrucci and Beniamino Quintieri
11. International Subcontracting in the Textile and Clothing Industry, Giovanni Graziani
12. Joining the Global Economy: Experience and Prospects of the Transition Economies, Henryk Kierzkowski

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