Competition and the location of overseas assembly

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Swenson, Deborah L. (2006)
  • Publisher: Davis, CA: University of California, Department of Economics
  • Journal: volume 40, issue 1 February, pages 155-175
  • Subject: Production Decisions | International Outsourcing | Sunk Costs | Competition | F1 | F2
    • jel: jel:F1 | jel:F2
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

How does international competition affect overseas outsourcing? While it is commonly believed that international competition enables firms to desert high cost countries in favor of low wage locations, the frequency of such responses may be reduced if the movement of out... View more
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