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タイトル: Multiplant strategy under core-periphery structure
著者: Tsubota, Kenmei
坪田, 建明
キーワード: Industrial management
Business enterprises
Multi-plant firms
Transaction costs
New economic geography
Issue Date: Mar-2012
出版者: Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO
引用: IDE Discussion Paper. No. 346. 2012.3
抄録: A typical implicit assumption on monopolistic competition models for trade and economic geography is that firms can produce and sell only at one place. This paper fallows endogenous determination of the number of plants in a new economic geography model and examine the stable outcomes of organization choice between single-plant and multi-plant in two regions. We explicitly consider the firms' trade-off between larger economies of scale under single plant configuration and the saving in interregional transport costs under multi-plant configuration. We show that organization change arises under decreasing transportation costs and observe several organization configurations under a generalized cost function.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2344/1138
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