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Global Research, Domestic Benefits

Gary Gereffi
Duke sociologist Gary Gereffi, right, meets with John T. Wright Sol, whose family in El Salvador operates a sugar mill using environmentally friendly technology.
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October 21, 2014
The Tangible Case for Infrastructure Investment
October 16, 2014
How piecemeal approach to fixing transportation infrastructure may have cost America almost 1M jobs
October 15, 2014
Infrastructure Investment Creates American Jobs
October 15, 2014
No Reason to Wait: Rebuild Now to Save American Competitiveness
September 12, 2014
DC Briefing: North Carolina in the Global Economy
September 12, 2014
Gereffi Leads DC Briefing On North Carolina In The Global Economy
July 28, 2014
International Development Organizations To Use The Global Value Chain (GVC)

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Infrastructure Investment Creates American Jobs

imageDuke CGGC researchers explored for the Alliance of America Manufacturing the current state of transportation infrastructure and the economic impact of additional investment in renewing infrastructure. They found that the U.S. ranks 16th overall in transportation infrastructure and that each dollar of investment returns 3.54 in economic activity, creating 21,671 jobs for each $1 billion invested in transportation infrastructure.
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Nicaragua and the Apparel Value Chain in the Americas

imageThis report explores how U.S. regional textile and apparel manufacturers are linked to the U.S. industry through textile exports and apparel imports and the the role of trade legislation in the past, present and future of the industry in Nicaragua and the United States.
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The Economic Impact of the High Point Market

imageThe Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University was engaged by the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) to conduct a comprehensive economic and fiscal impact of the High Point Market located in High Point, NC.
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Costa Rica in Global Value Chains: An Upgrading Analysis

imageDuke CGGC embarked on this study for the Ministry of Foreign Trade (COMEX) in Costa Rica to understand the participation of Costa Rica in four global value chains: medical devices, electronics, aerospace and offshore services. The ultimate goal of this study was to provide a set of recommendations to the Costa Rican government to enhance the participation and upgrading in the industries selected.
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Brazilian Manufacturing in International Perspective: A Global Value Chain Analysis of Brazil's Aerospace, Medical Devices, and Electronics Industries

imageDuke CGGC and MIT's Industrial Performance Center conducted a year-long study of the Brazil's position in the aerospace, medical devices and electronics global value chains. This report, sponsored by the Confederação Nacional da Indústria in Brazil, presents key findings from the research and provides recommendations to improve Brazilian industrial policy.
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