Upgrading in Global Value Chains: Addressing the Skills Challenge in Developing Countries

Upgrading in Global Value Chains: Addressing the Skills Challenge in Developing Countries
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Karina Fernandez-Stark | Penny Bamber | Gary Gereffi

This report was commissioned by OECD as a background paper for the annual OECD publication, “Perspectives of Development” 2013. This report examines the role of workforce development using the GVC methodology in four industries: apparel, fruit and vegetables, offshore services and tourism in 19 developing countries. The report presents a typology for policy recommendations to enhance the capabilities of the labor force to support GVC upgrading.

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