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How Do Supply Chain Networks Affect The Resilience Of Firms To Natural Disasters? Evidence From The Great East Japan Earthquake

Topics: Critical Manufacturing, Supply Chain,

This article, published in the Journal of Regional Science, uses the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 as a case study to analyze the broader concept of how a region's supply chain can affect the way it is able to recover from a disaster such as the earthquake. It discusses the implications of manufacturing plants being unable to function as part of a cascading effect of failures.

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