Triggered by the rising demand, a complex aircraft production network has been evolving during the past half century. In order to analysis the spatial-temporal evolution of this network, this paper establishes a novel and complex data by collecting 1774 major global aircraft manufacturers' production relationship from Jane's All the World' s Aircraft Development & Production (1965-2021), and visualizes the spatial temporal characteristics of the global aircraft production network by using Social Net Analysis method. The characteristics are summarized as follows: (1) the main aircraft firms from 48 counties form a complex production network centered on the United States, Europe and China; (2) The production network remains diffusion during 1965-2005, but it retracts after 2005, which documents evidences of de-globalization trend in the aircraft industry; (3)AVIC, Airbus, Boeing, Textron, Lockheed, Kawasaki, Mitsubishi, Sikorsky, Bell, and Embraer are all ranked high in the study period and play the role of leading firms in the production network and drive the cooperative connections of other companies.
She, Y.; Liu, G.; Jia, L.; Deng, Y.; Zhang, L. Spatial-temporal Evolution of Global Aircraft Production Network: Evidence from 1741 Global Aircraft Firms. Review of Economic Assessment, 2023, 2, 8. https://doi.org/10.58567/rea02010003
She Y, Liu G, Jia L, Deng Y, Zhang L. Spatial-temporal Evolution of Global Aircraft Production Network: Evidence from 1741 Global Aircraft Firms. Review of Economic Assessment; 2023, 2(1):8. https://doi.org/10.58567/rea02010003
She, Ying; Liu, Guoliang; Jia, Ling; Deng, Yangu; Zhang, Liyuan 2023. "Spatial-temporal Evolution of Global Aircraft Production Network: Evidence from 1741 Global Aircraft Firms" Review of Economic Assessment 2, no.1: 8. https://doi.org/10.58567/rea02010003
She, Y., Liu, G., Jia, L., Deng, Y., & Zhang, L. (2023). Spatial-temporal Evolution of Global Aircraft Production Network: Evidence from 1741 Global Aircraft Firms. Review of Economic Assessment, 2(1), 8. https://doi.org/10.58567/rea02010003
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