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Gary Gereffi, Professor

Gary Gereffi


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Gary Gereffi

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Office: 264 Soc-Psych
Phone: (919) 660-5611/660-5614
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Fax: (919) 660-5623
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Areas of Interest:

Comparative/Historical Sociology,
Economy and Society
Gary Gereffi's major ongoing research projects are: (1) the Jordan Competitiveness Program, with a focus on ICT, clean technology, and health and life sciences, funded by USAID (2013-2017); (2) “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) (2012-2015); (3) work with the World Bank and the African Development Bank on export competitiveness and workforce development in global and regional food and agricultural value chains, with an emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa; (4) “Capturing the Gains: Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Production Networks and Trade”, funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) (2009-2013); and (5) North Carolina in the Global Economy, with a focus on manufacturing, exports and jobs. 

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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