Publications

Automotive

Global Production Networks and Decent Work in India and China: Evidence from the Apparel, Automotive, and Information Technology Industries

2010   |    Gary Gereffi, Esra Guler

Labour in Global Production Networks in India Pp. 103-126 in Anne Posthuma and Dev Nathan (eds.). New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

The Prospects for Mexico in the North American Automotive Industry: A Global Value Chain Perspective

2010   |    Timothy Sturgeon, Gary Gereffi, Kimberly Rogers, Karina Fernandez-Stark

Actes du GERPISA No. 42 (March), p. 11-22

The North American Automotive Value Chain: Canada's Role and Prospects

2009   |    Timothy Sturgeon, Johannes Van Biesebroeck, Gary Gereffi

This paper deals with the North American automotive value chain and analyzes the prospects for Canadian automotive sector upgrading. Canada continues to have marginally lower operating costs than the USA and a strong industrial culture that attracts inves

International Journal of Technological Learning, Trade and Development Vol. 2, No. 1/2, p.25–52  View PDF

Globalisation of the Automotive Industry: Main Features and Trends

2009   |    Timothy Sturgeon, Olga Memedovic, Johannes Van Biesebroeck, Gary Gereffi

This paper lays out the main features of the global automotive industry and identifies several important trends.

International Journal Technological Learning, Innovation and Development Vol 2, No 1/2, p. 7-24  View PDF

Value Chains, Networks and Clusters: Reframing the Global Automotive Industry

2008   |    Timothy Sturgeon, Johannes Van Biesebroeck, Gary Gereffi

In this article the global value chain (GVC) approach is used to analyze recent trends in the global automotive industry, with special attention paid to the case of North America. Three elements of the GVC framework are used – firm level chain governance,

Journal of Economic Geography 8, pp. 297-321  View Article

Prospects for Canada in the NAFTA Automotive Industry: A Global Value Chain Analysis

2007   |    Timothy Sturgeon, Johannes Van Biesebroeck, Gary Gereffi

This paper examines trends in the North American automotive industry, and asks if Canada's historical comparative advantage in the industry is sustainable. The report was prepared for Industry Canada.

Report prepared for Industry Canada   View PDF