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Harvard Economic Studies 145

The Economics of Multi-Plant Operation

An International Comparisons Study

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$48.50 • £38.95 • €43.50

ISBN 9780674233409

Publication Date: 01/01/1975


  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Pure Theory of Multi-Plant Operation
  • 3. The Determinants of Plant Size: A Statistical Analysis
  • 4. The Determinants of Plant Size: Interview Evidence
  • 5. Multi-Plant Operation in the United States
  • 6. Multi-Plant Operation in the Six Nations and Twelve Industries
  • 7. The Economies of Multi-Plant Operation: Interview Evidence
  • 8. Optimal Unbalanced Specialization in a Multi-Plant Framework
  • 9. Conclusions
  • Appendixes
    • A. The Sources of Employment Size Distribution Statistics
    • B. Derivation of the Transportation Cost Variable Estimates
  • Tables
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index

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