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

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

by Thomas Klier, James M. Rubenstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880993332

ISBN-13: 9780880993333

Pub. Date: 07/01/2008

Publisher: Upjohn, W. E. Institute for Employment Research

Klier and Rubenstein present the key characteristics of the vast and growing network of auto parts suppliers and describe the changing geography of U.S. motor vehicle production.

Overview

Klier and Rubenstein present the key characteristics of the vast and growing network of auto parts suppliers and describe the changing geography of U.S. motor vehicle production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880993333
Publisher:
Upjohn, W. E. Institute for Employment Research
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
419
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements

1 - The parts of Your Vehicle



Part I - Detroit: Heart of the Auto Industry

2 - Rise and Fall of Vertical Integration in the Midwest

3 - Supplying the Power

4 - The Body Builders

5 - Supplying the Suppliers



Part II - Carmaker-Supplier Networks: How Close is Close Enough?

6 - The Closely Linked Supply Chain

7 - Seat Supplier Right Next Door

8 - Delivering the Goods



Part III - Shifting Fortunes along Auto Alley

9 - Emergence of Auto Alley

10 - Abandoning Ohio: A Tale of Two Cities

11 - Chassis Suppliers Move South in Auto Alley

12 - Working for Suppliers



Part IV - The Endangered U.S. Supplier

13 - The Rising Tide of Imports

14 - The Driving Force: Electronics Suppliers

15 - Conclusion: Surviving the Car Wars

References

The Authors

Index

About the Institute

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