Publications

This page is a resource to find publications related to global value chains research. You can search a wide range of GVC publications, including books, journal articles, edited volumes, chapters in edited volumes, and working papers.

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Date Authors Title Journal Type
2010 Barrientos, Stephanie
Gereffi, Gary
Rossi, Arianna
Economic and social upgrading in global production networks: developing a framework for analysis Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2012 Barrientos, Stephanie
Gereffi, Gary
Nathan, Dev
Economic and social upgrading in global value chains: emerging trends and pressures Capturing the Gains Summit Briefing Briefing Paper
2013 Bernhardt, Thomas Developing countries in the global apparel value chain: a tale of upgrading and downgrading experiences Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2012 Barrientos, Stephanie
Visser, Margareet
South African horticulture: opportunities and challenges for economic and social upgrading in value chains Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2010 Milberg, William
Winkler, Deborah
Economic and social upgrading in global production networks: problems of theory and measurement Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2011 Miller, Doug
Turner, Simon
Grinter, Tom
Back to the Future? A critical reflection on Neil Kearney’s mature systems of industrial relations perspective on the governance of outsourced apparel supply chains Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2012 Lee, Joonkoo
Gereffi, Gary
Nathan, Dev
Mobile Phones: Who Benefits in Shifting Global Value Chains? Capturing the Gains Summit Briefing Briefing Paper
2013 Christian, Michelle
Mwaura, Francis
Economic and social upgrading in tourism global production networks: findings from Uganda Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2013 Lee, Joonkoo
Gereffi, Gary
The Co-Evolution of Concentration in Mobile Phone Global Value Chains and its Impact on Social Upgrading in Developing Countries Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2013 Plank, Leonhard
Staritz, Cornelia
‘Precarious upgrading’ in electronics global production networks in Central and Eastern Europe: the cases of Hungary and Romania Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2013 Maree, Johann
Piontak, Rachel
Omwansa, Tonny
Shinyekwa, Isaac
Njenga, Kamotho
Developmental uses of mobile phones in Kenya and Uganda Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2013 Coe, Neil M.
Hess, Martin
Economic and social upgrading in global logistics Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2014 Ahmed, Nazneen
Nathan, Dev
Improving wages and working conditions in the Bangladeshi garment sector: the role of horizontal and vertical relations Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2014 Funcke, André
Mascarenhas, Gilberto
Wilkinson, John
Pereira, Paulo
Social and economic up and downgrading in Brazil’s hortifruiticulture Capturing the Gains Working Paper Working Paper
2011 Lee, Joonkoo
Gereffi, Gary
Barrientos, Stephanie
Global Value Chains, Upgrading and Poverty Reduction Capturing the Gains Briefing Note Briefing Paper
2012 Christian, Michelle Tourism global production networks Capturing the Gains Briefing Note Briefing Paper
2012 Christian, Michelle
Mwaura, Francis
Economic and social upgrading in tourism global production networks: findings from Uganda Capturing the Gains Briefing Note Briefing Paper
2014 Gereffi, Gary
Xubei, Luo
Risks and Opportunities of Participation in Global Value Chains World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Working Paper
2016 Gereffi, Gary
Lee, Joonkoo
Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Value Chains and Industrial Clusters: Why Governance Matters Journal of Business Ethics Journal