LINKING ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT

The Global Value Chain (GVC) research approach provides a holistic, interdisciplinary perspective to address real world development issues

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THE IMPORTANCE OF GLOBAL VALUE
CHAIN ANALYSIS

Experts in Global Value Chain (GVC) Analysis

Global value chain research seeks to develop an industry-centric view of economic globalization that highlights the linkages between economic actors and across geographic space.

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Why Policymakers Should Care About GVCs

Do you have a vested interest in economic, social and/or environmental development? If yes, then you need to understand how GVCs operate.

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RESEARCH REPORTS

Pakistan in the Apparel Global Value Chain

This Duke GVCC study on Pakistan's aparel industry was sponsored by the World Bank in order to understand potential upgrading strategies to enhance the country’s competitiveness in the GVC. It ...

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The Digital Economy, Global Value Chains and Asia

This joint reort by the GVC Center and KIET builds on recommendations from the first project to explore opportunities in technology-related services. This report: describes and defines the digita ...

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Notable Publications


Contract Research

GVC research informs decision-making on various topics related to globalization and economic development.

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Training

Build awareness and understanding of GVC dynamics to effectively insert into global industries.

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Advising & Implementation

From policy recommendations to strategy development, it is important to effectively mobilize research outcomes.

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Duke GVC Summit

Duke University hosted a Global Summit focused on value chains, governance and develoment in the world’s top international organizations. The Duke GVC Summit had three main objectives: Direc ...

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