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. “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
Ramaswamy, K. V., and G. Gereffi. “India's apparel sector in the global economy - Catching up or falling behind.” Economic and Political Weekly 33, no. 3 (January 17, 1998): 122–30.
Gereffi, G. “Global Shifts, Regional Response: Can North America Meet the Full-Package Challenge?.” Bobbin 39 (November 1997): 16–31.
Gereffi, G. “Competitividade e redes na cadeia produtiva do vestuário na América do Norte..” Revista Latino Americana De Estudos Do Trabalho [Sao Paulo, Brazil] 3 (1997): 101–27.
Gereffi, G. “Global Commodity Chains: New Forms of Coordination and Control Among Nations and Firms in International Industries..” Competition & Change 1 (May 1996): 427–39. Open Access Copy
Gereffi, G. “Commodity Chains and Regional Divisions of Labor in East Asia..” Journal of Asian Business 12 (May 1996): 75–112.
Gereffi, Gary, and Lynn Hempel. “Latin America in the Global Economy: Running Faster to Stay in Place.” Nacla Report on the Americas 29, no. 4 (January 1996): 18–27. https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.1996.11722897. Full Text
Gereffi, G. “Globalization’s Winners and Losers..” Global Perspective 8 (1996): 4–7.
Gereffi, Gary. “State policies and industrial upgrading in East Asia.” Revue D’Économie Industrielle 71, no. 1 (1995): 79–90. Open Access Copy