Global Value Chain
Global Value Chains Meet Innovation Systems: Are There Learning Opportunities for Developing Countries?
Top Cited in World Development 9(7): 1261-1269
The article is written with Carlo Pietrobelli.
The Innovation Systems (IS) literature tends not to emphasize the crucial impact of international knowledge and innovation exchange and collaboration through, for example, inter-firm and intra-firm networks and Global Value Chains (GVC). In developing countries this aspect is crucial, with integration in GVC playing a growing and very important role in accessing knowledge and enhancing learning and innovation.
My interview about Global Value Chains and Innovations Systems in a recent Globelics video.
When GVC, Innovation Systems and Clusters (finally) meet at International Trade Center – Geneva
On 18th December 2015 I participated in the Panel Discussion: Enhancing producers competitiveness in International Food Value Chains
Technological Catch Up and Global Value Chains – Kennedy school of Government – Harvard University
On September 9th I gave a talk at KSG – Harvard University.
UNU-MERIT Working Papers #2015-022
with Valentina De Marchi and Elisa Giuliani
This working paper is part of a collaborative research effort of UNIDO and UNU‐MERIT. It has been commissioned as a background paper for the UNIDO Industrial Development Report 2016. In this study we undertake a systematic review of the literature on GVCs in developing countries to investigate if and how innovation has been undertaken at the local level.
Interactive Learning in Global Value Chains and National Innovation Systems – Aalborg University – Copenhagen
On May 22nd I participated in the workshop ‘Interactive learning in Global value chains and National innovation systems – Capacity building to escape the poverty and the middle income traps’. Participants from all regional chapters of Globelics attended the meeting.
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