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Title:

The geography of Japanese direct investment in the U.S. automotive sector: A review of the state of knowledge and some ideas for future research

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 87 No. 3 (2014)

Creator:

Reid, Neil

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Date issued/created:

2014

Description:

24 cm

Subject and Keywords:

Japan direct investment ; automotive sector ; spatial dynamics ; agglomeration economies ; labour

Abstract:

Beginning in the mid-1980s Japanese manufacturing companies began to invest heavily in U.S. production capacity. This was partly a response to a weakening U.S. dollar and trade protectionist measures imposed by the U.S. government. Japanese investment in U.S. production capacity continues unabated today. As more and more Japanese manufacturers started manufacturing their products in the United States there was an interest among geographers to understand the spatial dynamics of this investment. Much of this investment was directed towards the automotive sector. Given the large amount of investment that flowed into the automotive sector the purpose of this is to summarize three decades of scholarly research on Japanese direct investment in this sector.

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Relation:

Geographia Polonica

Volume:

87

Issue:

3

Start page:

383

End page:

400

Resource Type:

Article

Format:

File size 2,3 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

0016-7282 ; 10.7163/GPol.2014.26

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CBGiOS. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.2085, Cz.2173, Cz.2406 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

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Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

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European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure

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