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Industrial Sectors Considered

  • David M. W. N. Hitchens
  • Mary Trainor
  • Jens Clausen
  • Samarthia Thankappan
  • Bruna de Marchi

Abstract

The study focused on three industrial sectors, namely, furniture, textile finishing, and fruit and vegetable processing. This chapter considers the economic structure and performance of each of these sectors in the sample countries (Germany, Italy, UK, ROI) and the European Union (EU) as a whole.

Keywords

European Union Labour Productivity Small Firm Industrial Sector Textile Industry 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. W. N. Hitchens
    • 1
  • Mary Trainor
    • 1
  • Jens Clausen
    • 2
  • Samarthia Thankappan
    • 1
  • Bruna de Marchi
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Management and EconomicsQueen’s UniversityBelfastUK
  2. 2.Institut für ÖkologischeWirtschaftsforschung (IOW), gGmbHHannoverGermany
  3. 3.Institute of International Sociology of Gorizia (I.S.I.G.)GoriziaItaly

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