Production Networks in Asia and Europe: Skill Formation and Technology Transfer in the Automobile Industry

1st Edition

Rogier Busser, Yuri Sadoi

Published October 23, 2003
Reference - 312 Pages
ISBN 9780415310895 - CAT# RU26251
Series: The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series


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This book explores Japanese investment in Europe and Southeast Asia, in relation to the automobile industry. In Part I the authors examine industrial organization and policy issues in Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Indonesia, looking at Japanese investment and the relative policy successes and failures in these host countries. Part II looks at skill formation systems in the Japanese dominated automobile industry in Southeast Asia and in Part III the authors focus on the EU and the very different influence of Japanese investment.

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