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Dependent Growth: Foreign Investment and the Development of the Automotive Industry in East-Central Europe

Autoren: Pavlínek, Petr

Vorschau
  • Provides an important example of the role of foreign direct investment in economic development
  • Analyzes the automotive industry of East-Central Europe within the context of the global industry
  • Author Petr Pavlinek draws on his own empirical research and ties his work in with broader conceptual themes
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This book offers a critical analysis of recent developments in the automotive industry of East-Central Europe (ECE). Economists, industry specialists and national governments have considered the rapid development of the automotive industry in ECE in the past twenty years an unqualified success. This rapid growth has been based on large inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) from Western Europe, North America, Japan and South Korea, and it significantly contributed to GDP growth, created thousands of new jobs, and completely transformed the previously existing automotive industry in the region. This volume offers an analysis that goes beyond uncritical celebratory accounts of this rapid growth. It is based on original, detailed firm-level research conducted by the author in Czechia and Slovakia between 2009 and 2015 that covered assembly firms and the networks of component suppliers. Theoretically and conceptually, the analysis will draw on the global production networks and global value chains perspectives. Drawing on the original empirical data and on additional available information, this volume concentrates on several important questions related to the development of the automotive industry in ECE in the 2000s:• The role of FDI in the rapid development of the automotive industry after 1990 and particularly in the 2000s.• The upgrading of the automotive industry in East-Central Europe through FDI• The position of ECE in the automotive industry research and development (R&D)• The effects of the 2008-2009 economic crisis in the automotive industry of ECE.• The role of state in the rapid development of the automotive industry in ECE in the 1990s and 2000s.• The effects of FDI on domestic firms in the form of linkages between foreign-owned and domestic firms and spillovers from foreign-owned to domestic firms.

Über den Autor

Petr Pavlinek is a Professor of Geography at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. The Automotive Industry of East-Central Europe is his fourth book.

Inhaltsverzeichnis (7 Kapitel)

Inhaltsverzeichnis (7 Kapitel)

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eBook 101,14 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-53955-3
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  • eBooks sind auf allen Endgeräten nutzbar
  • Sofortiger eBook Download nach Kauf
Hardcover 128,39 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-53954-6
  • Kostenfreier Versand für Individualkunden weltweit
  • Gewöhnlich versandfertig in 3-5 Werktagen.
Softcover 128,39 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-85284-3
  • Kostenfreier Versand für Individualkunden weltweit
  • Gewöhnlich versandfertig in 3-5 Werktagen.
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Bibliografische Information

Bibliographic Information
Buchtitel
Dependent Growth: Foreign Investment and the Development of the Automotive Industry in East-Central Europe
Autoren
Copyright
2017
Verlag
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Inhaber
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-53955-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-53955-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-53954-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-85284-3
Auflage
1
Seitenzahl
XI, 230
Anzahl der Bilder
101 schwarz-weiß Abbildungen, 182 Abbildungen in Farbe
Themen