North Carolina

Quantifying the Value of Place-based Exchange within a Global Production Network

2015   |    William Lester, Lukas Brun

The household furniture industry in central North Carolina provided a critical manufacturing base for the American South in the early twentieth century and ultimately encompassed a network of firms throughout the Southeastern United States. At its zenith in the 1980's, the household furniture industry employed over 90,000 workers in North Carolina.

Regions 297 No. 297, Issue 1, p.16-18  View PDF

North Carolina's Manufacturing Wage Gap

2014   |    Gary Gereffi, Aaron Sydor

CGGC Research Brief   View PDF

Economic Development Planning in Bedroom Communities: A Case Study of Chatham County, North Carolina

2011   |    Jason Jolley, Lukas Brun, Brent Lane

This article shares lessons learned in the economic development planning experience in Chatham County, North Carolina, a traditionally rural county on the urban fringe of the growing Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Journal of Rural and Community Development Vol. 6, No. 1, p. 113-128  View Abstract

Development and Application of a Value Chain Research Approach to Understand and Evaluate Internal and External Factors and Relationships Affecting the Economic Competitiveness in the Textile Value Chain

2010   |    Stacey Frederick

PhD Dissertation, NC State University   View PDF

North Carolina in the Global Economy: A Value Chain Perspective on the State's Leading Industries

2007   |    Gary Gereffi, Mike Hensen, Ryan Denniston

This article highlights the features of the North Carolina in the Global Economy (NCGE) website.

Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management Volume 5, Issue 4  View Article