GVC: Offshore Services

Private Employment Agencies in Morocco

2011   |    Ghada Ahmed

This working paper and the Global Dialogue Forum are part of the ILO’s Sectoral Activities Programme.

ILO Sectoral Activities Programme: Working Paper   View Report

Employment and Human Resource Services in Egypt

2010   |    Ghada Ahmed

This study was undertaken and written by Ms. Ghada Ahmed, currently a CGGC Research Associate, as her Master’s Project toward completion of her Master’s in International Development Policy from Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy in 2010.

Duke University Master's Project   View PDF

The Offshore Services Value Chain: Developing Countries and the Crisis

2010   |    Gary Gereffi and Karina Fernandez-Stark

Global Value Chains in a Postcrisis World: A Development Perspective. Washington, DC: The World Bank. Pp. 335-372 in Olivier Cattaneo, Gary Gereffi and Cornelia Staritz (eds.)

Measuring Success in the Global Economy: International Trade, Industrial Upgrading and Business Function Outsourcing in Global Value Chains

2009   |    Timothy Sturgeon, Gary Gereffi

Transnational Corporations 18, 2 (August): 1-35.  Read More

The Challenge of Global Value Chains: Why Integrative Trade Requires New Thinking and New Data

2008   |    Timothy Sturgeon, Gary Gereffi

Report prepared for Industry Canada. This paper was prepared in response to a request from Industry Canada to develop recommendations for collecting data on the position of Canadian firms in global value chains (GVCs).

Industry Canada   View Paper

The New Offshoring of Jobs and Global Development (Book)

2005   |    Gary Gereffi

This volume contains the text of the ILO Social Policy Lectures (Jamaica, December 2005) revised and updated by Gary Gereffi. It is a joint publication of the University of the West Indies and the International Institute for Labour Studies.

International Institute for Labour Studies   View Book