The results show that AM decreases a country’s participation in GVCs, both at the country level and, in particular, in the sectors which are more likely to be affected by AM technologies. This evidence suggests that this phenomenon might be induced by a decreasing reliance on intermediates processed abroad, hence an increasing importance of domestic goods, manufactured via AM.
Buonafede, F., Felice, G., Lamperti, F. and Piscitello, L. (2018), "Additive Manufacturing and Global Value Chains: An Empirical Investigation at the Country Level", van Tulder, R., Verbeke, A. and Piscitello, L. (Ed.) International Business in the Information and Digital Age (Progress in International Business Research, Vol. 13), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 295-323. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1745-886220180000013013Download as .RIS
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