Working Paper

Globalization of the Automobile Industry - Traditional Locations under Pressure?


  • Spatz
  • J.
  • Nunnenkamp
  • P.
Publication Date

Even though the automobile industry is technologically advanced, the increasing integration of low-income countries into the global division of labor has put competitive pressure on traditional automobile producing countries. New end-producers emerged in


JEL Classification
F14, L62

Key Words

  • Competitive pressure
  • employment restructuring
  • outsourcing
  • relative wages
  • revealed comparative advantages
  • specialization profiles