Logo
EnglishCookie löschen - von nun an wird die Spracheinstellung Ihres Browsers verwendet.
Eckel, Carsten; Neary, J. P. (2006): Multi-product firms and flexible manufacturing in the global economy. Working Paper Series / UCD Centre for Economic Research, 06/08
WarnungEs gibt eine neuere Version des Dokumentes.
Volltext auf 'Open Access LMU' nicht verfügbar.

Abstract

We present a new model of multi-product firms (MPFs) and flexible manufacturing and explore its implications in partial and general equilibrium. International trade integration a¤ects the scale and scope of MPFs through a competition e¤ect and a demand e¤ect. We demonstrate how MPFs adjust in the presence of single-product rms and in heterogeneous industries. Our results are in line with recent empirical evidence and suggest that MPFs in conjunction with flexible manufacturing play an important role in the impact of international trade on product diversity.

Alle Versionen dieses Dokumentes