Production Chains

More advanced technologies demand higher degrees of specialization - and longer chains of production connecting raw inputs to final outputs. Longer production chains are subject to a "weakest link" effect: they are more fragile and more prone to failure. Optimal chain length is determined...

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Volume: 15
Main Author: Levine, David Knudsen
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics 2012
published in: Review of Economic Dynamics Vol. 15; no. 3; pp. 271 - 282
Data of publication: 2012
Series: Review of Economic Dynamics
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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