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Growing Alike or Growing Apart? Industrial Specialization of EU Countries
Title of the book
The Impact of EMU on Europe and the Developing Countries
Oxford University Press
This chapter focuses on sectoral specialization in European manufacturing industries. It documents broad specialization trends in Western Europe since the 1970s and offers some conjectures on likely future developments. First, it examines the relationship between industrial specialization and monetary integration. It then documents specialization patterns using employment and export data.
Sectoral specialization, Manufacturing industries, Western Europe, Industrial specialization, Monetary integration, Employment
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