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Observations: test driving the Internet
Shopping for a new car over the Internet.
AUTHORS: Duval, Jennifer
DATE: 2002-04

Working Paper
Job creation, job destruction, and international competition: job flows and trade: the case of NAFTA
This paper is a chapter in our forthcoming monograph, Job Creation, Job Destruction, and International Competition (W.E. Upjohn Institute 2003), and expands on the ideas advanced in Klein, Schuh, and Triest (2003). The chapter is a case study of the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on the U.S. labor market in three industries: textiles and apparel, chemicals, and automobiles. NAFTA significantly altered the trade environment for these industries and contributed to changes in the bilateral export-import structure among the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Our innovation is to examine NAFTA's effect on gross job creation and destruction, the components of change in net employment. Except for a more rapid decline in apparel employment, there is little evidence of NAFTA's having had major effects on either net employment or gross job flows in these industries.
AUTHORS: Klein, Michael W.; Triest, Robert K.; Schuh, Scott
DATE: 2002

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Geographic concentration in U.S. manufacturing: evidence from the U.S. auto supplier industry
This paper investigates the issue of geographic concentration for the auto supplier industry by means of a large plant-level data set representing information for the year 1997. The industry continues to be highly spatially concentrated, even though its core region has changed over the last few decades and is now represented by the auto corridor, extending south from Michigan to Tennessee. Analysis at the more disaggregate level of individual parts suggests transportation costs, economies of scale and spillover effects as factors underlying the aggregate spatial pattern of the industry.
AUTHORS: Klier, Thomas H.
DATE: 1998

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Driving the future: the auto industry at a crossroads
AUTHORS: anonymous
DATE: 2002

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Realignment in the auto supplier industry: the rippling effects of Big Three restructuring
AUTHORS: Ballew, Paul D.; Schnorbus, Robert H.
DATE: 1994-01

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The geography of lean manufacturing: recent evidence from the U.S. auto industry
AUTHORS: Klier, Thomas H.
DATE: 1995-11

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How lean manufacturing changes the way we understand the manufacturing sector
AUTHORS: Klier, Thomas H.
DATE: 1993-05

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Determinants of supplier plant location: evidence from the auto industry
AUTHORS: Klier, Thomas H.
DATE: 2005-07

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Assessing global auto trends
AUTHORS: Ballew, Paul D.; Schnorbus, Robert H.
DATE: 1993-03

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