Global Value Chain Analysis: A Primer

Global Value Chain Analysis: A Primer
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Karina Fernandez-Stark | Gary Gereffi

The global economy is increasingly structured around global value chains (GVCs) that account for a rising share of international trade, global GDP and employment. The evolution of GVCs in sectors as diverse as commodities, apparel, electronics, tourism and business service outsourcing has significant implications in terms of global trade, production and employment and how developing country firms, producers and workers are integrated in the global economy. GVCs link firms, workers and consumers around the world and often provide a stepping stone for firms and workers in developing countries to integrate into the global economy.

Geography: World
Client: World Bank
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