Automation and World Competition

New Technologies, Industrial Location and Trade

  • Ashoka Mody
  • David Wheeler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Ashoka Mody, David Wheeler
    Pages 1-24
  3. Ashoka Mody, David Wheeler
    Pages 25-73
  4. Ashoka Mody, David Wheeler
    Pages 74-127
  5. Ashoka Mody, David Wheeler
    Pages 128-159
  6. Ashoka Mody, David Wheeler
    Pages 160-165
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 166-192

About this book


This book analyses the dynamics of international production location and trade. These dynamics are being driven by new technologies (such as microelectronics) and the independent emergence of large low-wage countries such as China.


Asia China communication competition dynamics electronics information learning microelectronics modeling organization organizations production restructuring trade

Authors and affiliations

  • Ashoka Mody
    • 1
  • David Wheeler
    • 2
  1. 1.The World BankWashington, D.C.USA
  2. 2.Boston UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Business & Management Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-11314-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-11312-5
  • About this book