Publications

GVC: Global Health

The Marketing and Distribution of Fast Food

2010   |    Michelle Christian and Gary Gereffi

Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment Pp. 439- 450 in Michael Freemark (ed.) New York: Humana Press.  View Publication

Trade, Transnational Corporations and Food Consumption: A Global Value Chain Approach

2010   |    Gary Gereffi, Michelle Christian

This paper applies the GVC framework to examine the linkages between trade, foreign direct investment and food consumption in several illustrative country cases (China, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago), and highlights the role of TNCs as drivers of food co

Trade, Food, Diet and Health: Perspectives and Policy Options   View Paper

U.S.-Based Food and Agricultural Value Chains and Their Relevance to Healthy Diets

2009   |    Gary Gereffi, Joonkoo Lee, Michelle Christian

This article examines the structure and health implications of two industries, chicken and tomatoes, that play prominent roles in US food and agricultural competitiveness. Both industries have become more concentrated over time, with powerful “lead firms”

Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition Gereffi, Gary, Lee, Joonkoo and Christian, Michelle(2009) 'US-Based Food and Agricultural Value Chains and Their Relevance to Healthy Diets', Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 4: 3, 357 — 374  View Article

US-based Food and Agricultural Value Chains and Their Relevance to Healthy Diets

2009   |    Gary Gereffi, Joonkoo Lee and Michelle Christian

Special issue on “Food Systems and Public Health: Linkages to Achieve Healthier Diets and Healthier Communities.

Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition 4, 3: 357-374  Read More

The Globalization of Innovation: Can India and China Cure the Global Pharmaceutical Market?

2008   |    Vivek Wadhwa, Ben Rissing, Gary Gereffi, John Trumpbour, Pete Engardio

Multinational pharmaceutical corporations are searching for means to broaden their capacity for drug development while decreasing costs. Pharmaceutical firms in India and China are increasingly forging partnerships with these corporations to gain revenue

Working Paper Series Wadhwa, Vivek, Rissing, Ben, Gereffi, Gary, Trumpbour , John and Engardio, Pete, The Globalization of Innovation: Pharmaceuticals: Can India and China Cure the Global Pharmaceutical Market. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1143472  View Paper