publication . Book . 2020

Managing global production: theory and evidence from just-in-time supply chains

Pisch, Frank;
  • Published: 01 Apr 2020
  • Publisher: Centre for Economic Performance, LSE
Revised August 2020. Global value chains are highly fragmented across countries and dominated by a few large multinational firms. But the challenges of an increasingly difficult international business environment are raising the question of how these patterns will change. I study the role of international Just-in-Time (JIT) supply chains in how global production is organized and what the future may hold. Using survey and administrative data for a large panel of French manufacturers, I first document that JIT is widespread across all industries and accounts for roughly two thirds of aggregate employment and trade. Next, I establish two novel stylized facts about ...
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