Risks and opportunities of participation in global value chains

Gary Gereffi, Xubei Luo, 14 June 2014

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The African Development Bank, OECD Development Centre, and the United Nations Development Programme became the latest international development organisations to use the global value chain (GVC) framework in examining Africa’s potential integration into GVCs in the 2014 African Economic Outlook: Global Value Chains and Africa’s Industrialisation (AfDB, OECD, and UNDP 2014).

Topics: Development, International trade
Tags: global value chains, GVCs, industrial policy

Industrial policy and developmental space: The missing piece in the GVCs debate

Demián Dalle, Verónica Fossati, Federico Lavopa, 13 April 2014

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Global value chains (GVCs) have gained unusual prominence in the research agendas of international organisations and academics devoted to the study of international trade and economics. They have also been in the spotlight of negotiating tables of the main international economic fora held during 2013.

Topics: Development, International trade
Tags: developing economies, GVCs, industrial policy

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