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.

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Topics:  Development International trade

Tags:  developing economies, industrial policy, GVCs

Old wine in new bottles? Non-traditional sources of foreign direct investment

Maximiliano Sosa Andrés, Christiane Krieger-Boden, Peter Nunnenkamp 08 March 2012

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The share of developing and emerging economies in total outward FDI flows multiplied from a meagre 5% in 1990 to almost 30% in 2010 (Figure 1). The flows from the BRICS and other new sources proved to be stable when those from developed economies crashed by 50% due to the financial crisis in 2007–08.

Figure 1. FDI outflows by origin 1990–2010

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Topics:  Development International finance

Tags:  FDI, emerging economies, developing economies

“Development and the crisis” – a critical reading

Francisco Rodríguez 23 February 2009

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The “Development and the crisis” theme in Vox’s Global Crisis Debate provides a refreshing counterweight to current discussions’ overwhelming emphasis the effect of the crisis on developed nations. The emphasis in these discussions is so unbalanced that – as Tom Coupé found out interviewing participants at the GDN – most of those coming from developing countries do not even expect a recession to occur in their country.

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Topics:  Development Global crisis

Tags:  reserve currency, US dollar, G20, global crisis, child poverty, bank nationalisation, developing economies, preschool, Georgetown

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