Skills for Upgrading (RTI)

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This research project examines workforce development strategies in developing countries in the context of the shifting upgrading dynamics of global value chains. Funded by RTI International and carried out by Duke GVC Center researchers in collaboration with RTI, this research addresses policymakers, donors and development practitioners to improve our understanding of how workforce development strategies can enhance the upgrading efforts and competitiveness of developing countries in global industries.

Workforce Development in the Global Economy: Linking Skills and Capabilities: Chapter 1

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The Fruit and Vegetables Global Value Chain: Economic Upgrading and Workforce Development: Chapter 2

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The apparel global value chain

The Apparel Global Value Chain: Economic Upgrading and Workforce Development: Chapter 3

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The Offshore Services Global Value Chain: Economic Upgrading and Workforce Development: Chapter 4

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The Tourism Global Value Chain: Economic Upgrading and Workforce Development: Chapter 5

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Skills for Upgrading: Workforce Development and Global Value Chains in Developing Countries

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