Publications

GVC: Apparel

Part 2: Summaries of the Country Case Studies on Apparel Industry Development, Structure, and Policies

2012   |    Cornelia Staritz, Stacey Frederick

Part 2 of this book (Chapters 8-16) provides a detailed case study of the global value chain dynamics in the textile and apparel industries of each of the nine countries.

Sewing Success? Employment, Wages, and Poverty following the End of the Multi-fibre Arrangement p. 211-497, In G. Lopez-Acevedo & R. Robertson (Eds), Washington, DC: The World Bank  View PDF

Developments in the Global Apparel Industry after the MFA Phaseout

2012   |    Stacey Frederick, Cornelia Staritz

This chapter introduces dynamics in the global apparel value chain with a focus on the impacts of the lifting of the Multi-fibre Arrangement/ Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (MFA/ATC) and the global economic crisis in nine countries. A detailed analysis of each country is in Part 2 of this book.

Sewing Success? Employment, Wages, and Poverty following the End of the Multi-fibre Arrangement Pgs. 41-86, In G. Lopez-Acevedo & R. Robertson (Eds.), Washington, DC: The World Bank   View PDF

Upgrading and Restructuring in the Global Apparel Value Chain: Why China and Asia are Outperforming Mexico and Central America

2011   |    Stacey Frederick, Gary Gereffi

This article uses the global value chain approach to analyze the upgrading trajectories of leading apparel exporters adapting to the end of textile and apparel quotas and the economic recession.

International Journal Technological Learning, Innovation and Development Vol. 4, Num. 1/2/3, Pages: 67-95  View Citation

Global Production Networks and Decent Work in India and China: Evidence from the Apparel, Automotive, and Information Technology Industries

2010   |    Gary Gereffi and Esra Guler

Labour in Global Production Networks in India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Pp. 103- 126 in Anne Posthuma and Dev Nathan (eds.)

The Global Apparel Value Chain, Trade and the Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Countries

2010   |    Gary Gereffi and Stacey Frederick

Global Value Chains in a Postcrisis World: A Development Perspective. Washington, DC: The World Bank. Pp. 157-208 in Olivier Cattaneo, Gary Gereffi and Cornelia Staritz (eds.)

The Impacts of Wal-Mart: The Rise and Consequences of the World's Dominant Retailer

2009   |    Gary Gereffi and Michelle Christian

Annual Review of Sociology 35: 573-591.  Read More

Review and Analysis of Protectionist Actions in the Textile and Apparel Industries

2009   |    Stacey Frederick, Gary Gereffi

The Fateful Allure of Protectionism: Taking Stock for the G8 Pp. 65-68 in Simon J. Evenett, Bernard M. Hoekman, and Olivier Cattaneo (eds.) Washington, DC and London: The World Bank and the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Protectionism in Textiles and Apparel

2009   |    Stacey Frederick and Gary Gereffi

Effective Crisis Response and Openness: Implications for the Trading System. Pp. 321-344 in Simon J. Evenett, Bernard M. Hoekman and Olivier Cattaneo (eds.) Washington, DC and London: The World Bank and the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Development Models and Industrial Upgrading in China and Mexico

2009   |    Gary Gereffi

This article provides a broad comparison of the development models in Latin America and China, with an emphasis on how each has changed in recent decades. The article uses international trade data to examine industrial upgrading patterns in Mexico and Chi

European Sociological Review 25, 1 (February): 37-51  View Article

Wal-Mart in China: Can the World's Largest Retailer Succeed in the World's Most Populous Market?

2007   |    Gary Gereffi, Ryan Ong

An article in the Harvard Asia Pacific Review on Wal-Mart's place in the China market.

Harvard Asia Pacific Review Gereffi, Gary & Ong, Ryan. (2007). Harvard Asia Business Review, Winter Issue, p.46-49.   View Article