Production Sharing and Singapore ’ S Global Competitiveness

  • Sven W. Arndt
  • Published 2003

Abstract

This chapter investigates the contribution of cross-border production networks to the international competitiveness of a nation’s producers. Cross-border sourcing of components has effects on productivity and efficiency that are very similar to those of technical progress. When a country’s comparative advantage varies across the components of a product, the… (More)