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Journal Article

Economic Integration and Manufacturing Location in EU Accession Countries

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Publication date

06 Dec 2005

Abstract

This paper investigates patterns of manufacturing location in the context of increased economic integration in European Union's accession countries. Using regional data for the period 1990-1999, we identify and compare patterns and determinants of manufacturing location in five countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Romania and Slovenia. Our research results indicate that factor endowments and geographic proximity to large markets determine the location of manufacturing in the analyzed countries.

Published in

Journal of International Business and Economy

Volume and page numbers

6 , 1 -22

ISSN

16

Links

http://www.i-jibe.org/

Notes

Not held in library or ASL.


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