Professor Emeritus of Sociology
Gary Gereffi's major ongoing research projects are: (1) a book (co-authored with Frederick Mayer) on the uptake of the global value chain paradigm by major international organizations in the economic and social development arena; (2) a forthcoming co-edited volume with Valentina De Marchi and Eleonora Di Maria on Local Clusters in Global Value Chains: Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation (Routledge, 2017); (3) work with the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank on export competitiveness, workforce development, and regional value chains, with an emphasis on Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa; (4) member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on “The Future of Manufacturing” (2012-2016); and (5) “A Global Value Chain Analysis of Food Security and Food Staples in the Energy-Exporting Countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region,” with case studies on Egypt, Russia, Morocco and Syria.
Gereffi, G. “Community Power in an Unincorporated Town..” Sociological Focus 3 (1970): 41–65.
Gereffi, Gary, and Xubei Luo. “Risks and Opportunities of Participation in Global Value Chains.” Journal of Banking and Financial Economics 2, no. 4 (n.d.): 51–63. https://doi.org/10.7172/2353-6845.jbfe.2015.2.4. Full Text Open Access Copy
Gereffi, G. “Trump’s protectionism and its impact on global value chains,” n.d.
Li, Fuyi, Stacey Frederick, and Gary Gereffi. “E-Commerce and Industrial Upgrading in the Chinese Apparel Value Chain.” Journal of Contemporary Asia, n.d. https://doi.org/10.1080/00472336.2018.148122. Full Text
Gereffi, G., and Olga Memedovic. “The Global Apparel Value Chain: What Prospects for Upgrading by Developing Countries?,” n.d.
Gereffi, Gary. “The transformation of the North American apparel industry: is NAFTA a curse or a blessing?,” n.d.