Fragmentation: New Production Patterns in the World Economy


SKU: 9780199243310
Editor: Arndt, Sven W Kierzkowski, Henryk
Author: Arndt, Dven W
Publication Date: 04/19/2001
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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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.