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Global Commodity Chains, Market Makers, and the Rise of Demand- Responsive Economies
(Frontiers of Commodity Chain Research, 2009)
Explaining Turkey's emergence and sustained competitiveness as a full-package supplier of apparel
(Environment and Planning A, 2006-12-01)
By using the main insights of the global value chains perspective and some of its critiques, we attempt to explain how Turkey has developed and sustained its export success as a full-package supplier of apparel during the ...
Introduction: The apparel industry and North American economic integration
The economic and social consequences of international trade agreements have become a major area of inquiry in development studies in recent years. As evidenced by the energetic protests surrounding the Seattle meeting of ...
NAFTA and the apparel commodity chain: Corporate strategies, interfirm networks, and industrial upgrading
(Free Trade & Uneven Development: North American Apparel Industry After Nafta, 2009-12-01)
The apparel industry is one of the oldest and largest export industries in the world, with global trade and production networks that connect firms and workers in countries at all levels of economic development. This chapter ...
Global sourcing in the U.S. apparel industry
(Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management, 2001-12-01)
This article analyzes the sourcing patterns of the U.S. apparel industry using a global supply chain perspective. Retailers, marketers, and branded manufacturers are the lead firms that organize the bulk of apparel imports ...
Value chains, networks and clusters: reframing the global automotive industry
(JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY, 2008-05)
Globalisation of the automotive industry: main features and trends
(International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, 2009-01)
This paper lays out the main features of the global automotive industry and identifies several important trends. A boom in developing country sales and production has not yet overshadowed the importance of existing markets ...
US-Based Food and Agricultural Value Chains and Their Relevance to Healthy Diets.
(J Hunger Environ Nutr, 2009-07)
This article examines the structure and health implications of two industries, chicken and tomatoes, that play prominent roles in US food and agricultural competitiveness. Both industries have become more concentrated over ...
Value chains, networks and clusters: Reframing the global automotive industry
(Journal of Economic Geography, 2008-05-01)
In this article, we apply global value chain (GVC) analysis to recent trends in the global automotive industry, with special attention paid to the case of North America. We use the three main elements of the GVC ...
The North American automotive value chain: Canada’s role and prospects
(International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, 2009-01-01)
This paper deals with the North American automotive value chain and analyses the prospects for Canadian automotive sector upgrading. The size and importance of the automotive industry in Canada’s Ontario Province is a legacy ...