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Economics of Manufacturing

  1. Communication and Inventories as Substitutes in Organizing Production (with John Roberts), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 90, 1988, 275-89.
  2. The Economics of Modern Manufacturing: Technology, Strategy and Organization (with John Roberts), American Economic Review, 80(3), June 1990, 511-28.
    • Reprinted in Vestnik St. Petersburgskogo UniversitetaEconomics seria (the Journal of the Economics Faculty of St. Petersburg University) 5(2), 1993 (in translation).
    • Reprinted in Economics of the Firm: Lessons in Business Organization edited by Andrei Demin and Valery Katkalo, St. Petersburg, Russia: 1994.
    • Reprinted in The Economics of Communications and Information edited by Donald Lamberton, Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar Publishing, 1996.
    • Reprinted in Readings in Applied Microeconomic Theory: Market Forces and Solutions, edited by Robert E. Kuenne, Blackwell Publishers, 2000.
    • Reprinted in Fundamentals of Business Strategy, edited by Mie Augur and David Teece, Sage Publications, 2007.
  3. Complementarities, Momentum, and the Evolution of Modern Manufacturing (with Yingyi Qian and John Roberts), American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, May 1991, 85‑89.
  4. Johnson Controls, Inc — Automotive Systems Group: The Georgetown Kentucky Plant (with John Roberts). Case #S-BE-9, Stanford Graduate School of Business, November 1993.
  5. Complementarities and Fit: Strategy, Structure and Organizational Change in Manufacturing (with John Roberts), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 19(2‑3), March-May, 1995: 179-208.
  6. The Economics of Modern Manufacturing: Technology, Strategy and Organization: ReplyAmerican Economic Review, 85 (September, 1995) 997‑999.

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