Absentee Entrepreneurship and the Dynamics of the Motor Vehicle Industry in Argentina

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Praeger, 1989 - Business & Economics - 268 pages
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The development of the motor vechicle industry in Argentina is an important example of how national and international forces interact within a specific industry, at a particular locale, and within a state system. This comprehensive volume is a detailed examination of the dynamics of this industry against the background of development and underdevelopment in Argentina, changes in world industry, and the changing relation of Argentina to the world economy. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the author explores the internal economic evolution and geography of the industry through various phases, such as importing, assembling, and manufacturing, and analyzes the processes of change in organizational structure, production, and trade.

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MARIA BEATRIZ NOFAL was from January 1986 until January 1989, Under-Secretary of Industrial Development, at the Secretary of Industry and Foreign Trade, in the Ministry of Economy of Argentina.

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