Global Value Chain Development Report 2017

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This book/report has eight chapters and focuses on measuring and analyzing the impact of GVCs on economic development. After the foreward and executive summary, the chapters include:

  • 1. Analytical frameworks for global value chains: an overview
  • 2. Recent trends in global trade and global value chains
  • 3. From domestic to regional to global: factory Africa and factory Latin America?
  • 4. Accumulated trade costs and their impact on domestic and international value chains
  • 5. The middle-income trap and upgrading along global value chains
  • 6. Services trade and global value chain
  • 7. Institutional quality and participation in global value chains
  • 8. Preferential trade agreements and global value chains: theory, evidence, and open questions
  • Appendix 1 : Authors' conferences.