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Klier, Thomas H
Who really made your car? : restructuring and geographic change in the auto industry / Thomas Klier, James Rubenstein
Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2008
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 Browsing/1st Flr  HD9710.3.U52 K55 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Automobile supplies industry -- United States
Automobiles -- Parts
Automobile industry and trade -- United States
Physical Description xii, 425 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-395) and index
Contents The parts of your vehicle. Detroit : heart of the auto industry. -- Rise and fall of vertical integration in the Midwest -- Supplying the power -- The body builders -- Supplying the suppliers. Carmaker-supplier networks : how close is close enough? -- The closely linked supply chain -- Seat supplier right next door -- Delivering the goods. Shifting fortunes along Auto Alley. -- Emergence of Auto Alley -- Abandoning Ohio : a tale of two cities -- Chassis suppliers move into Auto Alley -- Working for suppliers. The endangered U.S. supplier. -- The rising tide of imports -- The driving force : electronics suppliers -- Conclusion : surviving the car wars
Alternate Author Rubenstein, James M

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