First published on
06 November 2020
Discussion Paper 134

Analysing Automobile Industry Supply Chains


This paper looks at recent trends in the automobile industry using a global value chain approach to evaluate the potential impact across countries and sectors of a hypothetical negative demand shock for cars.


William Connell Garcia, Magdalena Kizior and Wouter Simons.

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Discussion Paper 134. November 2020. Brussels. PDF. 38pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-20-002-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-76-23763-1 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi:10.2765/382199 (online)

JEL classification: C67, D57, F14, F17, L62.


European Economy Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them, to inform discussion on economic policy and to stimulate debate. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.


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