The Influence of Firm Global Supply Chains and Foreign Currency Undervaluations on US Trade Disputes

@article{Jensen2015TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Firm Global Supply Chains and Foreign Currency Undervaluations on US Trade Disputes},
  author={J. Bradford Jensen and Dennis P. Quinn and Stephen Weymouth},
  journal={International Organization},
  year={2015},
  volume={69},
  pages={913 - 947}
}
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