Being in a global value chain: Hell or heaven?

Antonio Accetturo, Anna Giunta, Salvatore Rossi, 15 December 2012

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The recent literature on global value chains has shown that the production of every good (from computers to retail trade services) now consists of a series of separate tasks (unbundling), each of which can be located outside the boundaries of the 'final' firm (Blinder 2006).

Topics: Industrial organisation, International trade
Tags: global value chains, offshoring, trade network

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