Skills for Upgrading: Workforce Development and Global Value Chains in Developing Countries

Author(s): 
Gary Gereffi, Karina Fernandez-Stark, Phil Psilos
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
RTI, Duke University, FOMIN
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
Nov, 2011

This research project examines workforce development strategies in developing countries in the context of the shifting upgrading dynamics of global value chains. Funded by RTI International and carried out by Duke CGGC researchers in collaboration with RTI, this research addresses policymakers, donors and development practitioners to improve our understanding of how workforce development strategies can enhance the upgrading efforts and competitiveness of developing countries in global industries.

Topic: 
Workforce Development
Regions: 
Global
Tags: 
Governance & Policy
Value Chain Development
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