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., and M. Korzeniewicz. “Commodity chains and footwear exports in the semiperiphery.” In Semiperipheral States in the World-Economy, edited by W. G. Martin, 45–68. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990.
Gereffi, G. “Industrial Restructuring and National Development Strategies: A Comparison of Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil and Mexico..” In Taiwan: A Newly Industrialized State, edited by Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Wei-Yuan Cheng, and Hou-Sheng Chan, 581–616. Taipei: Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University, 1989.
Gereffi, Gary, and Donald Wiman. “Determinants of Development Strategies in Latin America and East Asia.” In Pacific Dynamics: The International Politics of Industrial Change, edited by Stephan Haggard and Chung-in Moon, 23–52. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1989.
Gereffi, G. “The Pharmaceuticals Market..” In Health Care in Peru: Resources and Policy, edited by Dieter K. Zschock, 165–96. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1988.
Gereffi, G. “The Renegotiation of Dependency and the Limits of State Autonomy in Mexico (1975-1982).” In Multinational Corporations: The Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment, edited by Theodore H. Moran, 83–106. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1985.
Gereffi, G. “The Global Pharmaceutical Industry and Its Impact in Latin America.” In Profits, Progress and Poverty: Case Studies of International Industries in Latin America, edited by Richard Newfarmer, 259–97. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1985.
Gereffi, Gary, and Richard Newfarmer. “International Oligopoly and Uneven Development: Some Lessons from Industrial Case Studies.” In Profits, Progress and Poverty, edited by Richard Newfarmer, 385–436, 1985.
Evans, Peter, and Gary Gereffi. “Foreign Investment and Dependent Development: Comparing Brazil and Mexico.” In Brazil and Mexico: Patterns in Late Development, edited by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Richard S. Weinert, 111–68. Philadelphia, PA: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1982.
Gereffi, Gary, John Humphrey, Raphael Kaplinsky, and Timothy J. Sturgeon. “Globalisation, Value Chains and Development.” Ids Bulletin 32 (July 2001): 1–8.
Gereffi, Gary, John Humphrey, Raphael Kaplinsky, and Timothy J. Sturgeon*. “Introduction: Globalisation, Value Chains and Development.” Ids Bulletin 32, no. 3 (July 2001): 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1759-5436.2001.mp32003001.x. Full Text
Gereffi, G. “Las cadenas productivas como marco analítico para la globalización..” Problemas Del Desarrollo [Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México, Mexico City, Mexico] 32 (April 2001): 9–37.
Gereffi, G. “Shifting governance structures in global commodity chains, with special reference to the internet.” American Behavioral Scientist 44, no. 10 (January 1, 2001): 1616–37. https://doi.org/10.1177/00027640121958087. Full Text
Bair, J., and G. Gereffi. “Local clusters in global chains: The causes and consequences of export dynamism in Torreon’s Blue Jeans industry.” World Development 29, no. 11 (January 1, 2001): 1885–1903. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0305-750X(01)00075-4. Full Text
Gereffi, G. “Beyond the producer-driven/buyer-driven dichotomy: The evolution of global value chains in the internet era.” Ids Bulletin 32, no. 3 (January 1, 2001): 30–40. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1759-5436.2001.mp32003004.x. Full Text
“�The Transformation of the North American Apparel Industry: Is NAFTA a Curse or a Blessing?�.” Integration and Trade 1 (May 2000): 47–95. Open Access Copy
Gereffi, Gary, and Martha A. Martinez. “Torreón’s Blue Jeans Boom: Exploring La Laguna’s Full Package Solution.” Bobbin 41 (April 2000): 44–54.
Ramaswamy, K. V., and G. Gereffi. “India's apparel exports: The challenge of global markets.” Developing Economies 38, no. 2 (January 1, 2000): 186–210. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1746-1049.2000.tb00876.x. Full Text
Gereffi, G. “International trade and industrial upgrading in the apparel commodity chain.” Journal of International Economics 48, no. 1 (June 1, 1999): 37–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-1996(98)00075-0. Full Text
Gereffi, G., and O. memodovic. “The Global Apparel Value Chain: What Prospects for Upgrading by Developing Countries?.” Sectoral Studies Series, 2003.
Wadhwa, Vivek, Ben A. Rissing, G. Gereffi, John Trumpbour, and Pete Engardio. “The Globalization of Innovation: Pharmaceuticals: Can India and China Cure the Global Pharmaceutical Market,” n.d.
Gereffi, Gary. “Global value chains, development and emerging economies,” n.d. Open Access Copy