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Global Value Chains & Development

Costa Rica debe optar por investigación y desarrollo para perfeccionar la cadena de valor

August 07, 2013   |   Gilda González Sandoval   |   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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Participación de Costa Rica en cadenas globales de valor: mapeo y perspectivas futuras

August 07, 2013   |   Ministerio de Comercio Exterior de Costa Rica   |   Ministerio de Comercio Exterior de Costa Rica

Gary Gereffi and , August 7, 2013Prof. Gary Gereffi, Director del Centro de Globalización, Gobernanza y Competitividad, Duke University & Sra. Anabel González, Ministra de Comercio Exterior de Costa Rica

 

 

 

 

 


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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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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, Ph. D., and Josh Seidenfeld   |   the energy collective
No one expects environmentalists to love coal. Most of us know the black rock is among the planet’s biggest sources of carbon, mercury, and other pollution – and that’s without even looking at the destructive methods of coal mining, such as mountaintop removal.
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CGGC Nicaragua Delegation Meeting

March 20, 2013

Baltodano, Samuels and GlasOn March 20, 2013, a delegation from Nicaragua led by General Alvaro Baltodano, Presidential Delegate for Investment, Promotion and Foreign Trade, met with Stacey Frederick, Research Scientist, Karina Fernandez-Stark, Senior Research Analyst and Mike Hensen, Assistant Director, all of the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC), an SSRI affiliate, to follow up on a 2010 CGGC research project led my CGGC Director and Duke Professor of Sociology Gary Gereffi on improving the competitiveness of Nicaragua's textiles and apparel industry. This study, co-authored by Gereffi and Duke alumnus and current University of Colorado faculty member Jennifer Bair and a team of CGGC staff researchers, led the research team to Nicaragua in the fall of 2010 to interview textile and apparel companies, and government officials involved in trade promotion in this sector. The recent visit to Duke, facilitated by Ambassador Michael Samuels, President of Samuels International Affiliates who was further accompanied by Ms. Kimberly Glas, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Textiles and Apparel in the US Department of Commerce, was to discuss possible future CGGC research targeted at identifying new growth strategies for Nicaragua in textiles, including attracting foreign direct investment in Nicaragua, that would increase national employment and improve Nicaragua's overall global market share in this industry.

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Progress Enterprise: Ships Could Start Here

January 30, 2013   |   Adam Jacobs   |   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   |   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   |   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   |   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   |   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   |   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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CGGC Irish Delegate Meeting

February 24, 2012
Discussed expertise in NC in the global economy and recent center research on smart grids.
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Will Globalization Move to Center Stage in American Election?

September 03, 2008   |   America.gov
In this article published by America.gov, CGGC Director Gary Gereffi comments on international trade as a 2008 election issue.
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The Global Value Chain Initiative and Other Value Chain Research: A Digital Interview with Dr. Gary Gereffi

February 21, 2008   |   Gary Gereffi   |   USAID
Jeanne Downing interviews Dr. Gary Gereffi as part of microLINKS Conversations, a series featuring interviews with microenterprise practitioners and experts, Microenterprise Development, US Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C. This interview provides an overview of how the GVC approach has been institutionalized at Duke and elsehwere.
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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.

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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