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Author Aekapol Chongvilaivan.

Title Harnessing production networks : impacts and policy implications from Thailand's manufacturing industries / Aekapol Chongvilaivan
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 134 pages :) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction; 2. Characteristics of Firms in Thailand's Manufacturing Sector; 3. Firm Productivity Effects; 4. Labour Productivity Effects; 5. Skills Upgrading: Winners or Losers?; 6. Outsourcing Typology: Does It Matter?; 7. Policy Implications; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary This book provides complete, yet non-technical, analyses of production fragmentation effects and thus targets a wide range of readers - including academics, researchers, policy-makers, students, entrepreneurs, and anyone who is interested in this subject. It investigates the economic impacts of production fragmentation in Southeast Asia with a focus on Thailand's experience as an emerging global hub of fragmentation and outsourcing. This elucidates new evidence in connection with production, industrial organizations and labour economics theories, providing interesting insights for formulating
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-127) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Contracting out -- Thailand.
Industrial productivity -- Thailand.
Manufacturing industries -- Labor productivity -- Thailand.
Manufacturing industries -- Thailand.
Skilled labor -- Thailand.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
ISBN 9789814311267 (paperback)
981431126X (paperback)