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Gary Gereffi, Professor of Sociology and Faculty Network Member of Energy Initiative and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute and Director of the Center for Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness

Gary Gereffi

 

Short Description of Research Approach:

Gary Gereffi
Professor of Sociology and Faculty Network Member of Energy Initiative and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute and Director of the Center for Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness

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Office: 264
Phone: (919) 660-5611
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Fax: (919) 660-5623
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Areas of Interest:

 
Development,
Comparative/Historical Sociology,
Economy and Society
 
Gary Gereffi’s major ongoing research projects are: (1) a book on the uptake of the global value chain paradigm by major international organizations in the economic and social development arena (expected completion date: Dec. 2015); (2) work with the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank on export competitiveness, workforce development, and regional value chains, with an emphasis on Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa; (3) member of the Global Agenda Council on “The Future of Manufacturing” (World Economic Forum), which will initiate a bi-annual “Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit” co-sponsored by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), beginning in 2016; and (4) “A Global Value Chain Analysis of Food Security and Food Staples in the Energy-Exporting Countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region,” funded by the Minerva Initiative (U.S. Dept. of Defense) (2012-2016). 
 

Selected Publications/Recent Research:

 
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

 

Course Descriptions:

    Duke University. Spring & Fall 2012
  • Organizations and Global Competitiveness(SOC 142) Syllabus

  • Globalization and Development(Soc 730S-03) Syllabus

 
 


 
   
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