Global value chains workshop

“Industrial Upgrading, Offshore Production, and Labor”

November 9-10, 2006
Social Science Research Institute, Duke University
Erwin Mill Building, A103

Agenda

Thursday – November 9, 2006

Panel #1:  9 – 10:45 am
Moderator~ John Pickles

Welcome –John Pickles

Tim Sturgeon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Industrial Performance Center) – “The governance of global value chains; implications for industrial upgrading”
Presentation lectures

Coffee Break

Panel #2:  11 am – 12:45 pm
Moderator~ Tim Sturgeon

Stefano Micelli (Dean of Venice International University and Director of TeDIS) and Eleonora di Maria (University of Padua, Economics) – “District leaders as open networks: Emerging business strategies in Italian industrial districts”
Presentation lectures

Giancarlo Corò and Mario Volpe (University of Venice Ca’ Foscari, Department of Economics) – “Local production systems in global value chains: The case of Italian industrial districts”
Presentation lectures

Lunch

Panel #3:  2:15 – 4:00 pm
Moderator~ Stefano Micelli

Stuart Rosenfeld (Regional Technology Strategies, Carrboro, NC) – “The changing face of clusters ”
Presentation lectures

Marco Bettiol (University of Padua and TeDIS/VIU) – “The role of design in the competitiveness of the Italian industrial system”
Presentation lectures

Refreshment Break

Open Discussion:  4:15 – 5:15 pm
Moderator~ Marco Bettiol

Stacey Frederick (North Carolina State University, Textile & Apparel Technology & Management) – “North Carolina Textile Industry"
Presentation lectures

Reception – 5:30 – 7:00 pm

 

Friday – November 10, 2006

Panel #4:  9 – 10:30 am
Moderator~ Meenu Tewari

Patrick Conway (University of North Carolina, Department of Economics) – “Global implications of unraveling textile and apparel quotas”
Presentation lectures

Evgeni Evgeniev (Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Political Science Department) – “Upgrading in the European periphery: Bulgarian and Turkish textile and apparel exports to the European Union market”
Presentation lectures

Coffee Break

Panel #5 – 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Moderator~ Mary Hovsepian

Tina Mangieri (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Geography)- "Kenyan apparel beyond AGOA"
Presentation lectures

Dennis Arnold (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Geography) – "Challenges and opportunities for labor in post-MFA Cambodia"
Presentation lectures

Christian Sellar (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Geography) – "Relationship between the processes of outsourcing of Italian textile and clothing firms and the emergence of 'Industrial Districts' in Eastern Europe"
Presentation lectures

Gu Qiang (Duke University, Department of Sociology) –"Promoting the upgrading of China industrial clusters up the global value chain"
Presentation lectures

Lunch

Panel #6 – 2:00 – 3:45 pm
Moderator~ Tim Sturgeon

Gary Gereffi (Duke) and Ryan Ong (Duke, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness) – “Upgrading in the global knowledge economy – Insights from China and India”
Presentation lectures

Meenu Tewari (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) – “Global outsourcing and trade in services: A review of issues.”
Presentation lectures

Refreshment Break

Panel #7 – 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Moderator~ Stefano Micelli

Tim Sturgeon (MIT) – “The changing role of the Guadalajara, Mexico electronics cluster in global value chains”
Presentation lectures

Peter Dannenberg (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Geographisches Institut) – “The importance of agrarian clusters and chains in rural areas"
Presentation lectures

John Pickles (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Geography Department) – “The role of the state and competitiveness policies for upgrading and labor issues"
Presentation lectures

Reception- 8:00 pm

Papers

From Cheap Labor to High-Tech Leadership: Will China's Investment in Nanotechnology Pay Off?
Richard P. Appelbaum, Gary Gereffi, Rachel Parker, Ryan Ong
June 27, 2006 | Paper lectures

Industrial Districts and Commodity Chains: The Garage Firms of Emilia-Romagna (Italy) and Haskovo (Bulgaria)

Robert Begg, Poli Roukova, John Pickles, and Adrain Smith
2005 | Paper lectures

The Strategic Role of Design for the Competitiveness of the Italian Industrial System
Marco Bettiol and Stefano Micelli
2006 | Paper lectures

Global Implications of Unraveling Textiles and Apparel Quotas
Patrick Conway
May 30, 2006 | Paper lectures

Local Production Systems in Global Value Chains: the Case of Italian Industrial Districts
Giancarlo Corò and Mario Volpe
October 2006 | Paper lectures

District Leaders as Open Networks: Emerging Business Strategies in Italian Industrial Districts
Eleonora Di Maria and Stefano Micelli
October 2006 | Paper lectures

Upgrading in the European periphery
Bulgarian and Turkish textile and apparel exports to the European Union market

Evgeni Evgeniev
November 9-10, 2006 | Paper lectures

The New Offshoring of Jobs and Global Development
Gary Gereffi
December 2005 | Book lectures

The Governance of Global Value Chains
Gary Gereffi, John Humphrey, and Timothy Sturgeon
February 2005 | Paper lectures

Upgrading in the global knowledge economy – Insights from China and India
Gary Gereffi and Ryan Ong
November 9-10, 2006 | Paper lectures

Framing the Engineering Outsourcing Debate: Comparing the Quantity and Quality of Engineering Graduates in the United States, India and China
Gary Gereffi, Vivek Wadhwa, Ben Rissing
June 27, 2006 | Paper lectures

African Cloth, Export Production, and Secondhand Clothing in Kenya
Tina Mangieri
January, 2006 (revised) | Paper lectures

Upgrading, Changing Competitive Pressures and Diverse Practices in the East European Apparel Industry
John Pickles, Adrian Smith, Milan Bu!ek, Poli Roukova, and Robert Begg
Paper lectures

Beyond Clusters: Current Practices & Future Strategies
Stuart Rosenfeld
June 2005 (revised October 2005) | Paper lectures

Outward Processing, EU Enlargement and Regional Relocation in the European Textiles and Clothing Industry: Reflections on the European Commission's Communication on 'The Future of the Textiles and Clothing Sector in the Enlarged European Union
Adrian Smith, John Pickles, Robert Begg, Poli Roukova, and Milan Buček
2005 | Paper lectures

Services Offshoring Working Group Final Report

Timothy J. Sturgeon, Frank Levy, Clair Brown, J. Bradford Jensen, and David Weil
September 10, 2006 | Paper lectures

Global Outsourcing & Trade in Services: A Review of Issues
Meenu Tewari
Paper lectures