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Trading Blocs: States, Firms, and Regions in the World Economy Kerry A. Chase http://www.press.umich.edu/titleDetailDesc.do?id=133506 The University of Michigan Press

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124. See also synthetic fibers; textile in- dustry Rayon Institute, 117 Rayon Yarn Producers Group, 126 Reader, W. J., 80 Reagan, Ronald, 183–84 Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act (RTAA), 105, 107–9, 181; industrial support for, 115–26, 117, 118, 122, 142; passage of, 128–30 Reebok International Ltd., 166 Reichsverband der Deutschen Industrie (RDI), 95, 98 Renault SA, 150–51, 153, 160, 163, 168–70, 174 returns to scale, 26, 27, 47; European in- dustries’, 154–57, 156, 165–66, 173–74; MES production and, 154, 186–89, 188; multinationals and, 205–10; na- tional oriented industries with, 198– 201, 200, 210–11; North American industries’, 186–89, 211–13; ordered probit analysis of, 203–5, 203, 204. See also economies of scale reverse imports, 229–32, 230, 231, 239, 249 Ricoh Company, 171n31, 238 Rockwell International Corporation, 206 Roosevelt, Franklin, 106–7, 128, 135 Rooth, T., 79 Rover Company, 153, 163 Rubber Association of America, 117 Rubber Tire Manufacturers Association, 79–81 rules of origin, 11, 30n19, 39–40, 182, 261–65; CUSFTA and, 206; EC and, 170–71; “fabric forward,” 213; Imperial Preference and, 87, 134; JSEPA and, 240; NAFTA and, 209–10, 216; UAW and, 214; “screwdriver assembly,” 171, 263n2; “yarn forward,” 213 Rusk, Dean, 139n24

Sacilor SA, 150, 160–61, 174 Safeguarding of Industries Act, 70, 81, 83 Salinas de Gortari, Carlos, 185

Sandholtz, Wayne, 159 Sanyo Electric Company, 227, 238 Sazanami, Yoko, 253 scale economies. See economies of scale Schacht, Hjalmar, 89, 98 Schattschneider, E. E., 128 Schiele, Walter, 97 Schuknecht, Ludger, 175 Schuman Plan, 144 Scollay, Robert, 251 “screwdriver assembly” origin rule, 171,

263n2 SEAT Corporation, 151 Semiconductor Industry Association, 29 semiconductors. See computer industry Servan-Schreiber, Jean-Jacques, 148 Sharp, Margaret, 171n32 Sharp Electronics Corporation, 238 Shell Chemicals Ltd., 118 Showa Coal Joint Sales Corporation, 63 Siemens AG, 90–96, 99, 152n6, 160,

165n22 Silberston, A., 27 Silk Manufacturers Association, 83 Singapore, 226, 233, 255; automotive

policies in, 242n18; Economic Partner- ship Agreement of, 222–23, 240, 251, 254, 259 Singer Sewing Machine Company, 67,

111, 115, 117, 133 Single European Act, 143, 157–61,

174–77, 180. See also European Union Smith, Adam, 23 Smith, Alasdair, 177 Smith-Corona Corporation, 124, 125 Smoot-Hawley tariff, 2, 49, 60, 105–10,

115–16, 127–29 Society of Motor Traders and Manufac-

turers, 80 Sony Corporation, 238, 239n15, 245 South Africa, 70, 87 South Korea. See Korea Specialty Steel Industry Association, 210 Standard Industry Classification (SIC),

130–31, 203 STC-ICL Group, 160

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