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Chinese steel: Talking trade policy with Duke University expert Lukas Brun

September 09, 2016   |   Roger DuPuis, Lukas Brun   |   Central Penn Business Journal
Duke researcher Lukas Brun is interviewed about how U.S. and international officials should engage China on questions related to its steel industry.
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G-20 Leaders Back Forum To Address Steel Overcapacity

September 09, 2016   |   Engineering News-Record
News story related to the G20 and China’s steel production quotes Duke CGGC research and highlights the study’s statistics.
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How China is exporting unemployment

September 08, 2016   |   Scott Paul   |   CNBC
CNBC contributor references Duke CGGC study on China’s steel production.
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Here’s How America Can Solve Its Steel Crisis

September 05, 2016   |   Leo Gerard    |   Huffington Post
Duke CGGC’s study entitled “Overcapacity in Steel, China’s Role in a Global Problem” is highlighted in a post about the economic ramifications of China’s steel production.
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New Book on Labour in GVCs in Asia

August 26, 2016   |   Cambridge University Press   |   Book Release
Cambridge University Press recently released a new book in the Development Trajectories in Global Value Chains series on labor in Asia. The book includes a set of studies on labor conditions in GVCs in a variety of sectors across several countries in Asia, including Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
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Interview with Ghada Ahmed: The Perks & Pitfalls of Wheat Production in Morocco

June 20, 2016   |   Myriam Ait Malk   |   Morocco World News
Question and answer interview with Duke CGGC researcher Ghada Ahmed based on the research brief entitled “Moroccan Food Security and the Wheat Value Chain.”
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PH poised to become innovation hub

June 03, 2016   |   Amy R. Reno   |   Business Inquirer Philippines
Duke CGGC researcher Karina Fernandez-Stark is quoted in a story about the innovation potential for the Philippines.
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Study finds strong global potential in five PH industries

June 03, 2016   |   Bernie Magkilat   |   Manila Bulletin
Story recapping Duke CGGC’s five GVC studies of different industries in the Philippines.
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DTI may prod mergers of electronics, aerospace, auto firms

June 02, 2016   |   Roy Stephen C. Canivel   |   Business World Philippines
This article highlights the impact Duke CGGC’s studies may have on the trade department in the Philippines.
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DTI-BOI advises 5 sectors to join global value chains

June 02, 2016   |   Catherine Pillas    |   Business Mirror
Article summarizing Duke CGGC’s research of five different sectors in the Philippines.
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Free zone firms must bring value to each other

May 12, 2016   |   Trade Arabia News Service   |   Trade Arabia
Professor Gary Gereffi is quoted in a story recapping a panel he moderated at the World Free Zone Organization’s second annual international conference and exhibition in Dubai.
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Experts highlight importance of efficient processes in freezones

May 11, 2016   |   Rohma Sadaqat    |   Khaleej Times
Professor Gary Gereffi is quoted during a panel discussion at the World Free Zones Organization Conference held in Dubai.
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How North Carolina’s bathroom law sparked a business backlash

April 28, 2016   |   PBS Newshour
CGGC's Lukas Brun participated in this PBS Newshour on the impact of HB2 on the furniture market in North Carolina.
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Il ritorno del prof. americano della Duke University che studia l'arte orafa valenzana

April 15, 2016   |   Piero Bottino   |   La Stampa
Feature on Professor Gary Gereffi’s research in Italy.
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Gary Gereffi in visita alle aziende orafe per un progetto di ricerca

April 14, 2016   |   Alessandria News
Story recapping a tour organized by the Confindustria Alessandria Group Companies (jewelry companies) for Gary Gereffi.
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Gioielli, dagli Usa un progetto di ricerca su Valenza

April 13, 2016   |   Chiara Di Martino   |   Preziosa Magazine
Feature on Gary Gereffi's research on the jewelry business in Italy and the evolution of its global supply chain.
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A indústria retrocede em uma reação em cadeia

April 08, 2016   |   Carlos Drummond   |   Carta Capital
This article references the Brazil in global value chains report.
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These 25 Companies Are More Powerful Than Many Countries

March 15, 2016   |   Parag Khanna   |   Foreign Policy
In an article demonstrating the power of companies, Foreign Policy highlights Gary Gereffi’s analysis and the role of global value chains.
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Obama’s Budget Seeks to Ease Economic Fears for U.S. Workers

February 09, 2016   |   Noah Scheiber   |   New York Times
This article in the NY Times references Duke CGGC's report for AAM on "Infrastructure Investment Creates American Jobs."
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Establishment of the Regional Competitiveness and Growth Center

November 18, 2015   |   National Analytical Center News
Gary Gereffi, Director of Duke CGGC, and Mike Hensen, Assistant Director of Duke CGGC, attended the RCGC launch event in Kazakhstan.
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Industry And Academia Meet At MfgCon2015 In Raleigh, NC

October 21, 2015   |   Lukas Brun   |   Duke SSRI News
The inaugural manufacturing innovation conference, named mfgCON 2015, took place in Raleigh, NC on October 20-21. As part of the conference, Lukas Brun, senior research analyst at SSRI affiliate the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC) presented yesterday on North Carolina in the Global Economy.
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New reports show how hot North Carolina\'s solar-power industry has gotten

March 04, 2015   |   John Downey   |   Charlotte Business Journal
A spate of recent reports paint a glowing picture of North Carolina\'s burgeoning solar industry.
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Can global value chain PPPs reach the poor? Latest lessons learned

February 27, 2015   |   Adva Saldinger   |   Devex Impact
Global value chains are ripe with partnership opportunities between governments, donors and businesses. While they often result in economic benefits, it’s time to take a look at how those gains are distributed — and whether they impact the poor.
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Report: N.C. a shining light for solar industry

February 20, 2015   |   Jason deBruyn   |   Charlotte Business Journal
North Carolina, which had almost no large-scale solar energy seven years ago, now ranks first in the Southeast and fourth in the nation in solar energy capacity, according to a new report from Duke University.
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N.C. ranks No. 1 in South for solar energy capacity

February 20, 2015   |   Jason deBruyn   |   Charlotte Business Journal
North Carolina, which had almost no large-scale solar energy seven years ago, now ranks first in the Southeast and fourth in the nation in solar energy capacity, according to a new report from Duke University.
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North Carolina\'s Future Looks Bright With Solar Energy

February 19, 2015   |   Duke SSRI News
\"North Carolina is in an enviable position when it comes to solar power development,” said the report’s lead author, Lukas Brun, senior research analyst at Duke’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC). “From being virtually non-existent in 2008, it is today the South’s leader in solar power. The result has been a growth in companies and employment in the industry, providing wide-spread benefits to the state.\"
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N.C. leads South in solar energy capacity, study finds

February 19, 2015   |   B.J. Drye   |   The Stanly News & Press
North Carolina, which had almost no large-scale solar energy seven years ago, now ranks first in the Southeast and fourth in the nation in solar energy capacity, says a new report from Duke University.
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Report and Joint Initiative Boost New Drive in Fostering Manufacturing Capabilities

November 10, 2014   |   Oliver Cann   |   World Economic Forum

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The Tangible Case for Infrastructure Investment

October 21, 2014   |   Scott Paul   |   Huffington Post
This article cites research conducted by CGGC researchers on U.S. transportation infrastructure.
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How piecemeal approach to fixing transportation infrastructure may have cost America almost 1M jobs

October 16, 2014   |   Jason deBruyn   |   Triangle Business Journal
A federal piecemeal approach to rebuilding America’s lagging transportation infrastructure has cost this country more than 900,000 jobs, according to Duke University social science researchers.
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Infrastructure Investment Creates American Jobs

October 15, 2014   |   Lukas Brun, Jason Jolley, Andrew Hull, Stacey Frederick   |   Alliance for American Manufacturing Press Release
A piecemeal federal policy approach to investing in the nation’s decaying transportation infrastructure has cost America over 900,000 jobs – specifically, more than 97,000 manufacturing jobs – and is creating a significant drag on the economy.
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No Reason to Wait: Rebuild Now to Save American Competitiveness

October 15, 2014   |   Alliance for American Manufacturing Press Release
Washington, D.C.-- Washington’s piecemeal approach to investing in the nation’s decaying transportation infrastructure costs the United States over 900,000 jobs – more than 97,000 in manufacturing – and makes the United States less competitive than its top trading partners, according to a new report by the Duke University’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC).
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DC Briefing: North Carolina in the Global Economy

September 12, 2014   |   Office of Federal Relations
Staff from North Carolina Congressional offices, representatives from Governor Pat McCrory’s Washington office, and individuals representing North Carolina-focused businesses gathered in a Capitol Hill meeting room on Friday morning to learn more about the North Carolina in the Global Economy (NCGE) project, a Duke-created website that provides information and insight into North Carolina’s traditional and emerging industries. Dr. Gary Gereffi, professor of sociology and director of the Center on Globalization, Governance, and Competitiveness at Duke, heads up the project and led Friday’s presentation.
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Gereffi Leads DC Briefing On North Carolina In The Global Economy

September 12, 2014   |   SSRI News
Staff from North Carolina Congressional offices, representatives from Governor Pat McCrory’s Washington office, and individuals representing North Carolina-focused businesses gathered in a Capitol Hill meeting room on Friday morning to learn more about the North Carolina in the Global Economy (NCGE) project, a Duke-created website that provides information and insight into North Carolina’s traditional and emerging industries. Gary Gereffi, professor of sociology and director of the Center on Globalization, Governance, and Competitiveness at Duke, heads up the project and led Friday’s presentation.
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The State's Changing Economy

May 05, 2014   |   Steve Hartsoe   |   Duke Today
Studying NC In Global Economy Expands Perspectives, Students in Bass Connections class conduct research used by state officials, others to better understand economy and trends
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Panel To Discuss State Of NC Economy

April 17, 2014   |   Duke SSRI News
How seven key North Carolina industries have adapted to major changes in the U.S. and the global economy over the past several years was the focus of a panel discussion organized by Duke CGGC. During the event, Duke CGGC also introduced an updated version of their NC in the Global Economy website.
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Global Research, Domestic Benefits

January 14, 2014   |   David Jarmul   |   Duke Today
Experts in diverse fields collaborate regularly with colleagues in the developing world
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High Point economic impact mostly from furniture sales

November 25, 2013   |   Larry Thomas, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   Furniture Today
The recently completed economic impact study of the High Point Market already has received considerable attention - notably the headline-grabbing estimate of $5.39 billion in economic activity generated annually by the market.
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The Mighty Market

November 10, 2013   |   Doug Clark   |   Greensboro News & Record

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Duke report to secure High Point Market funding

October 29, 2013   |   Zaynah Alam, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   The Chronicle
Lukas Brun, senior research analyst at the DCGGC, presented a full executive summary on the economic impact of High Point Market at a press conference.
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Furniture Market hopes to build on

October 25, 2013   |   Jonnelle Davis, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   News & Record
But are hopes just as high for the fall High Point Market? ... The High Point Market Authority paid Duke University $50,000 to conduct the study, which analyzed spending.
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How High Point's furniture market gleams in NC

October 21, 2013   |    Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   News & Observer
To our visitors this week we say, “Welcome to High Point!” Surely many local folks already have greeted High Point Market visitors – and there are plenty of good reasons for that. But this market there are even more, about 37,616 or them to be precise.
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High Point fall furniture market in full swing

October 21, 2013   |   Amanda McKenzie, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   News 14
The fall furniture market is in full swing in High Point. The event began Saturday and thousands of buyers have have already descended on the showrooms, looking to add to their collections. Attendance is usually around 75,000 and while some furniture executives say they were worried that the government shutdown could have had a negative effect, so far the week-long event has gone off without a hitch.
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Research On High Point Market Shows Huge Economic Impact On Wide Area

October 18, 2013   |    Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   SGRToday
A Duke University economic study has concluded the High Point Market contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact to the overall regional economy, over 37,000 jobs and $198 million in North Carolina local and state taxes and fees.
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High Point Market contributes $5.39 billion to regional economy, study finds

October 11, 2013   |   Zaynah Alam, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   The Chronicle
A recent study conducted by Duke’s Center on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness found that High Point Market, a semi-annual furniture expo in High Point, N.C., contributes $5.39 billion and over 37,000 jobs to the regional economy.
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Duke study: High Point Market economic impact far higher

October 11, 2013   |    Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   BedTimes
A recent Duke University study has found that the regional economic impact generated by the High Point Market is nearly 3 ½ times greater than previous estimates. The study, commissioned by the High Point Market Authority, values the annual impact of the market at $5.39 billion. Previous estimates placed the value of the market to the region at $1.5 billion annually.
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Duke study puts market impact at $5.4 billion

October 04, 2013   |   Pat Kimbrough, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   High Point Enterprise
The High Point Market far and away remains North Carolina’s single-largest economic event, according to a summary of the findings of a Duke University study released Wednesday. The market contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact, more than 37,000 jobs and $198 million in local and state taxes and fees, researchers with the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness found.
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Duke study: High Point Market has mercantile impact of $5.4B

October 04, 2013   |    Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   North Carolina News
The High Point Market Authority says a new investigate shows it has an mercantile impact of $5.4 billion.
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Duke study: High Point Market has economic impact of $5.4B

October 03, 2013   |   Katie Arcieri   |   Triangle Business Journal
The High Point Market Authority says the findings of a new study by Duke University show the twice-yearly High Point Market has an economic impact of $5.4 billion and creates more than 37,000 jobs.
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Furniture market impact tops $5 billion, Duke study says

October 02, 2013   |   Doug Clark, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   News & Record; Blog: Clark: Off the Record
The economic impact of the High Point furniture market exceeds $5 billion, according to a new study by Duke University's Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness. ... High Point Market.
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High Point Market Press Releases

October 02, 2013   |    Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   Press Center - High Point Market
High Point Furniture Market – Summary of Total Economic Impact ... at Duke CGGC, who was the project manager for the High Point Market ...
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Duke study: High Point Market economic impact $5.39 billion

October 02, 2013   |   Richard Craver, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   Winston-Salem Journal
A Duke University study released Wednesday estimates the annual economic impact of the High Point Market at $5.39 billion, more than 3½ times the amount calculated in earlier studies.
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CGGC Studies The Economic Impact Of The High Point Market

October 02, 2013   |    Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   SSRI
The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) today released the overall findings of a Duke University study of the Economic Impact of the High Point Market.
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Study: High Point Market has economic impact of $5.4B

October 02, 2013   |   Katie Arcieri, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   Bizjournals
The High Point Market Authority says the findings of a new study by Duke University show the twice-yearly High Point Market has an economic impact of $5.4 billion and creates more than 37,000 jobs.
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High Point Market worth $5.4 billion to region

October 02, 2013   |   Cindy W. Hodnett, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   Furniture Today
— There are no ifs, ands or buts about it - the High Point Market is a key component in the economic machinery of North Carolina. In a release issued today by the High Point Market Authority, Duke University's Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness states that the market contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact to the overall regional economy, more than 37,000 in jobs and $198 million in North Carolina local and state taxes and fees. The $5.4 billion total output is approximately equivalent to 1.3% of the total gross state product of North Carolina, according to the report.
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Duke study finds High Point Market worth $5.4 billion to region

October 02, 2013   |   Casual Living Staff, Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   Casual Living
The High Point Market contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact to the overall regional economy, more than 37,000 jobs and $198 million in North Carolina local and state taxes and fees, according to a Duke University study released today.
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Duke to study economic impact of High Point furniture market

September 13, 2013   |   Richard Craver   |   News & Record
The High Point Market Authority’s board of directors awarded Wednesday a $50,000 contract to Duke University to study the trade show’s economic impact and measure it against domestic and international furniture shows.
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Costa Rica debe optar por investigación y desarrollo para perfeccionar la cadena de valor

August 07, 2013   |   Gilda González Sandoval,STACEY FREDERICK, JENNIFER BAIR, GARY GEREFFI   |   El Financiero newspaper
Es la conclusión del Centro de Globalización, Gobernanza y Competitividad, de la Universidad de Duke, Estados Unidos, en un estudio realizado para el Ministerio de Comercio Exterior (Comex).
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Fourth Global Review of Aid for Trade: “Connecting to value chains”

July 08, 2013   |   WTO

Gary Gereffi hosting the Panel at WTO Aid for Trade, July 2013The 4th Global Review was underpinned by an extensive monitoring exercise by the OECD and WTO, together with Grow Africa, the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Trade Centre, the International Telecommunications Union and the World Tourism Organization. Results from this monitoring exercise informed debate at the Review meeting.

 

 

 


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Duke to study economic impact of furniture market

April 24, 2013   |    Lukas Brun, T William Lester   |   FOX8
The High Point Market Authority’s board of directors has awarded a $50,000 contract to Duke University to study the trade show’s economic impact and measure it against domestic and international furniture shows, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.
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Women's Untapped Potential: Examining Gender Dynamics in Global Trade

April 09, 2013   |   Cornelia Staritz, co-authors: Penny Bamber, Julia Oliver   |   the World Bank's The Trade Post blog
Introducing the report :Global Value Chains, Economic Upgrading and Gender
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Coal Use Rising Internationally, Environmentalists Must Shape Its Course

March 27, 2013   |   Dan Vermeer, Josh Seidenfeld   |   The Energy Collective

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Ganamos prestigio en industria médica

March 25, 2013   |   Fabio Parreaguirre   |   La Republica
Interview with Gary Gereffi for the Life Sciences Forum Costa Rica 2013.
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Progress Enterprise: Ships Could Start Here

January 30, 2013   |   Adam Jacobs, Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn   |   South Shore Now
There is a simple reason why Irving should bring subcontracts of its national shipbuilding contract to Lunenburg. Mr. Kinley was speaking to the media shortly after Premier Darrell Dexter announced the results of Duke University’s (Durham, North Carolina) Centre on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness study, which suggests Nova Scotia should be at the centre of Canada’s shipbuilding future.
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Sydney companies mentioned in shipbuilding report

January 29, 2013   |   Ryan Van Horne,Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn   |   Cape Breton Post
HALIFAX — The owner of a Sydney company touted in a Duke University report on Nova Scotia’s shipbuilding capability says the mention is a feather in his company’s cap.
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Ships contract creates opportunities offshore

January 25, 2013   |   Remo Zaccagna,Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn   |   The Chronicle Herald
Report author stresses potential for firms with nautical expertise to find markets elsewhere.
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NS must become centre of shipbuilding excellence, study says

January 24, 2013   |   BEVERLEY WARE,Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn   |   The Chronicle Herald
... companies over the next little while,” Dexter said of the study, conducted by Duke University's Center on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness.
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Shipbuilding contracts should lead to 30 years of opportunity

January 24, 2013   |   Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn   |   NG News
Duke University's Centre on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness in Durham, NC, prepared the study, which shows how local companies could become ...
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The value beyond ships

January 24, 2013   |   Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn   |   The Chronicle Herald Editorial
SHIPS Start Here doesn’t stop with ships. And the local opportunity to be reaped from the $33-billion worth of ships Ottawa will be building over the next 30 years isn’t limited to the patrol ships and frigates that Irving Shipbuilding Inc. will be building in Halifax. That’s the message Nova Scotia businesses should draw from the Shipbuilding Value Chains analysis the province commissioned from Duke University researchers and released Thursday in Lunenburg.
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Charting a Course for 30 Years of Work

January 24, 2013   |   Nova Scotia - Social Media Release
The province is helping Nova Scotians get ready to make the most of the federal shipbuilding contracts that will bring 30 years of opportunities and good jobs. Premier Darrell Dexter released an analysis of the range of activities needed to create, produce, deliver and maintain the arctic offshore patrol ships, polar icebreaker, and research vessels.
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Geosynthetics Industry Poised to Grow as Gulf Coast Restoration Ramps Up

July 26, 2012   |   Elizabeth Skree   |   EDF
What are geosynthetics and why are they central to the creation of jobs and expansion of coastal restoration projects?
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New Tool for Cities Hopping on Bus Rapid Transit

July 10, 2012   |   Duke University’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC)   |   Press Release
Cash-strapped cities can provide high-quality public transit relatively quickly and affordably by creating “bus rapid transit (BRT),” said researchers at Duke University’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC).
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RESTORE Act creates jobs along ailing Gulf Coast

June 11, 2012   |   Zoe Sullivan   |   The Louisiana Weekly
Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.), released a study last week on the job opportunities in wetlands restoration. The study, commissioned by the Walton Family Foundation and conducted by Mather Economics, found that the potential positive impact of RESTORE Act funding would be substantial. The RESTORE Act is an amendment attached the transportation bill currently being discussed in conference committees between the U.S. House and Senate. The Act would create a trust for Clean Air and Water Act fines levied against BP and others for the damage to the environment caused by the 2010 BP oil disaster.
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RESTORE fines focused on Oyster Reef restoration will jumpstart Gulf economy, create jobs

June 08, 2012   |   Peter Schorsch   |   SaintPetersBlog
After a comprehensive investigation into the hiring potential of 130 nationwide firms involved in the oyster reef restoration industry, the Duke University Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness today released a report, "RESTORING GULF OYSTER REEFS: Opportunities for Innovation," finding that oyster reef restoration projects could provide quadruple economic returns for the Gulf Coast states.
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Duke University Bus Rapid Transit seminar focuses on building the industry

March 15, 2012   |   Metro Magazine
Experts from industry and the bus rapid transit (BRT) research community gathered at Duke University on March 8 for a one-day working meeting hosted by the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC). Participants in “BRT in the United States: Building a Business Constituency,” will focus on how to build a bus rapid transit industry as an assertive constituency, similar to those for light rail and high-speed rail.
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Is North Carolina's Research Triangle the Smart Grid's Silicon Valley?

March 14, 2012   |   Clean Technica
Silicon Valley has traditionally been the epicenter of American smart grid technology innovation, but a new report suggests North Carolina's Research Triangle may deserve the title and be key to the industry's economic future.
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RESTORE Act Fines Could Provide Job Opportunities in the Gulf Coast, 32 Other States

December 05, 2011   |   Restore the Mississippi River Delta
The Clean Water Act penalties from last year’s BP oil disaster could kick start the launch of a long-term investment in ecosystem restoration and create jobs that would benefit at least 140 businesses with nearly 400 employee locations in 37 states, including more than 260 in the Gulf Coast and nearly 60 in Florida, according to a new Duke University study.
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Spend Oil Spill Fines on Restoration

December 05, 2011   |   WCTV News
With Congressional hearings slated for Wednesday and litigation moving forward, a leading environmental group on Monday urged federal lawmakers to use expected fines from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on restoration efforts that will translate into jobs and economic growth.
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Federal RESTORE Act would generate many jobs for Florida businesses

December 05, 2011   |   WTSP News
A lot of jobs are on the line as Congress prepares to vote on a bill that would set aside the cash BP will eventually pay in fines for last year's oil spill. That's according to a new report from the Environmental Defense Fund. The report also concludes those fines could help launch an entire new industry focusing on coastal restoration.
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Targeting oil spill fines to ecosystem restoration could be big job generator, report says

December 05, 2011   |   Bruce Alpert   |   nola.com
A report by Duke University says legislation that would target Clean Water Act penalties from the BP oil spill to ecosystem restoration could be a big job generator, including for firms facing cuts in oil and gas industry work.
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The US Smart Grid: Jobs through Innovation

July 27, 2011   |   Penn Energy
This article by Penn Energy draws on the central findings of CGGC's U.S. Smart Grid report.
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Nurturing a smarter electric grid

May 28, 2011   |   Marcy Lowe   |   Raleigh News and Observer
If you live in the Triangle, you may know that Forbes magazine named tech-savvy Raleigh as America's "most wired" city. Did you know we're also a hot spot for the "smart grid"?
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Triangle emerges as 'smart grid' hub, Duke report says

April 19, 2011   |   WRAL Tech Wire
A new report from Duke University documents just how important Raleigh, the Triangle and North Carolina have become to the nation’s growing “smart grid” industry.
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Advancing U.S. Competitiveness Means Retooling the Work Force

January 31, 2011   |   Marcy Lowe   |   Atlanta Journal Constitution
What are the implications of a national commitment to invest in our infrastructure and in clean energy to ensure that our country creates the world's best innovators?
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If high-speed rail blossoms, big profits ahead for state firms

June 28, 2010   |   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pennsylvania is poised to reap big economic benefits from the push for a national high-speed passenger rail system, according to a study. The Duke University study said Pennsylvania has the second-most rail manufacturing facilities in the U.S., 26 of them, at a time when the industry expects to grow as a high-speed system takes shape.
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Passenger rail-car supply industry has growth potential

June 25, 2010   |   ProgressiveRailroading.com
The U.S. passenger rail-car supply industry could experience considerable growth in the coming years as Amtrak upgrades its cars and adds high-speed trains, and as lawmakers consider a transportation bill that calls for greater investments in public transit.
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Several states to benefit economically if U.S. invests in public transit

June 24, 2010   |   Humanitarian News
CGGC analysis of U.S. rail manufacturing capabilities shows that U.S. rail supply chain includes 247 manufacturing facilities across 35 states.
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Public Transportation, Jobs, and a Clean Energy Economy

January 14, 2010   |   Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) Article

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Duke study: U.S. positioned to lead hybrid commercial truck industry

June 12, 2009   |   Andrea Fereshteh   |   Duke Today

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Work Visa Numbers Get Squishy

April 01, 2009   |   Wall Street Journal
Research conducted at Duke University contributes to study that shows both sides in the debate over employee immigration policies misuse data to advance their positions on the issue.
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Is the U.S. Experiencing its First Brain Drain?

March 31, 2009   |    Vivek Wadhwa   |   New America Media
The United States has long served as a magnet for the world's talented scientists, engineers and mathematicians. But, this trend may now be reversing and the United States may be experiencing the first brain drain in its history.
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Duke Study Pinpoints Potential 'Green-Collar' Job Growth in U.S.

November 18, 2008   |   Marcy Lowe   |   Duke Today
An article in the Raleigh News & Observer about the new report from the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, called Manufacturing Climate Solutions, which presents a new research approach linking U.S. jobs with selected low-carbon technologies that can help combat global warming.
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What Google Earth Doesn't Show You

May 21, 2008   |   The Independent
Local newspaper, The Independent, covers how the North Carolina in the Global Economy project utilizes Google Earth and Google Maps to display the changes in key industries in North Carolina.
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Time for More Than Talk on Conservation

February 24, 2008   |   Gary Gereffi   |   Raleigh News & Observer
Gary Gereffi discusses North Carolina\'s place in the \"global economy.\"
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CGGC: Globalization Gets Real

October 14, 2007   |   Gist from the Mill
An interview with Gary Gereffi on globalization.
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How Getting Chummy with China Helps North Carolina

September 20, 2007   |   Gary Gereffi   |   Raleigh News & Observer
An op-ed by Gary Gereffi in the Raleigh News & Observer based on testimony he gave to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on September 6, 2007.
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American Consumers to Blame for Huge Trade Deficit with China

February 08, 2007   |   Gary Gereffi   |   Raleigh News & Observer
An article by Gary Gereffi in the Baltimore Sun. This op ed also appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on February 9, 2007 under the heading, “Whose goods are these?”
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Merging Economic Sociology, Public Sociology, and the Global Economy: CGGC at Duke University

March 01, 2006   |   Economic Sociology Newsletter of the American Sociological Association
CGGC is featured in the Spring 2006 Economic Sociology Newsletter of the American Sociological Association.
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Wal-Mart Research

November 16, 2004   |   PBS Frontline
This project examines the rise of Wal-Mart and other global retailers and their diverse impact on national and international economies, as well as global commodity chains.
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