Publications

GVC: Automotive & Transportation

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

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

Timothy Sturgeon, Gary Gereffi, Kimberly B. Rogers, and Karina Fernandez-Stark No. 42 (March): 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 Sturgeon, T.J., Van Biesebroeck, J. and Gereffi, G. (2009) ‘The North American automotive value chain: Canada’s role and prospects’, Int. J. Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, Vol. 2, Nos. 1/2, pp.25–52.  View Article

Globalisation of the Automotive Industry: Main Features and Trends

2009   |    Timothy J. Sturgeon, Olga Memodovic, Johannes Van Biesebroeck, and Gary Gereffi

International Journal of Technological Learning, Trade and Development 2, 1-2: 7-24.

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. The authors use global value chain analysis to help explain the limits of build-to-order in the industry, the role of regional and global supp

International Journal Technological Learning, Innovation and Development Int. J. Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, Vol. 2, Nos. 1/2, 2009  View Paper

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 Journal of Economic Geography, 8 (2008) pp. 297–321  View Article