How Do Supply Chain Networks Affect the Resilience of Firms to Natural Disasters? Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake

@article{Todo2015HowDS,
  title={How Do Supply Chain Networks Affect the Resilience of Firms to Natural Disasters? Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake},
  author={Y. Todo and K. Nakajima and P. Matous},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Journal of Regional Science},
  year={2015}
}
  • Y. Todo, K. Nakajima, P. Matous
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • Wiley-Blackwell: Journal of Regional Science
  • This paper uses firm�?level data to examine how supply chain networks affected the recovery of firms from the Great East Japan Earthquake. Extensive supply chains can negatively affect recovery through higher vulnerability to network disruption and positively through support from trading partners, easier search for new partners, and general benefits of agglomeration. Our results indicate that networks with firms outside of the impacted area contributed to the earlier resumption of production… CONTINUE READING
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