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11.10.2012 Facilitating international production networks : the role of trade logistics

This paper shows that networked trade in parts and components is more sensitive to the importing country's logistics performance than is trade in final goods. In the baseline specification, the difference between the two trade semi-elasticities is around 45 percent, which suggests that the effect...

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10.10.2012 Marco Polo call for proposals 2012 (deadline 19/10/2012)

10.10.2012 Press Release: Crisis in auto industry today, Maintaining the lead in skills and innovation tomorrow

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28.09.2012 ACEA Position on the launch of free trade talks between the EU and Japan

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28.09.2012 COMMERCIAL VEHICLE registrations: -10.3% over eight months; -12.4% in August

Brussels, 28/09/2012 - In July, demand for new commercial vehicles was down 5.1% in the EU*, following the downward trend commenced in January ...

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26.09.2012 EU's External Aviation Policy - Addressing Future Challenges

25.09.2012 Road Transport: Effective enforcement of social rules for better health and safety of road users

20.09.2012 ACEA Commercial Vehicle CEO’s Press Conference 2012: Harrie Schippers speech

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18.09.2012 Press Release: Commercial vehicle manufacturers call for newer and cleaner trucks to be put on Europ

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04.09.2012 The persistence of (subnational) fortune : geography, agglomeration, and institutions in the new world

Using subnational historical data, this paper establishes the within country persistence of economic activity in the New World over the last half millennium. The paper constructs a data set incorporating measures of pre-colonial population density, new measures of present regional per capita inco...

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