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Economies of scale vs risk in concentrating hard drive production in Thailand

An article in the New York Times (Jan 20, 2012) describes the quandry faced by hard drive manufacturers in Thailand whose plants were deluged during the floods.  Slow recovery of manufacturing raises the benefit of concentration of this industry (40-45 … Continue reading

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