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Director Gary Gereffi, research team leaders and staff present CGGC research findings in conferences and public forums, addressing topics such as international development, the global knowledge economy, clean energy, and U.S. competitiveness. CGGC and its partners also sponsor such events, drawing on scholars and researchers from around the globe.

2011 Events

SKILLS FOR UPGRADING: Workforce Development and Global Value Chains in Developing Countries

November 17, 2011  |  Washington, DC  |  Enrique V. Iglesias Conference Center
RTI International, the Duke University Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (Duke CGGC), and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) held a workshop to launch a new study on "Skills for Upgrading: Workforce Development and Global Value Chain Upgrading in Developing Countries." 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 CGGC, 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.
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Global Value Chain Analysis in the Ocean Technology Sector

October 20, 2011  |  Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Analyzing Global Value Chains: Canada’s Trade and Nova Scotia’s Ocean Technology sector

June 8, 2011  |  Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference 2011

February 8-10, 2011  |  Washington, DC
The 2011 Conference held in February 2011 was dedicated to transforming our ideas into action and building a revitalized, green economy that creates good jobs, reduces global warming and preserves America's economic and environmental security. CGGC's Gary Gereffi and Marcy Lowe made the following presentations.
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