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Complementarity and cost reduction evidence from the auto supply industry by Susan Helper

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


  • Automobile industry and trade -- Cost control.,
  • Industrial procurement -- Cost control.

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StatementSusan Helper.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 6033, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 6033.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination37, [4] p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22407667M

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