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Gary Gereffi, Professor Emeritus

Gary Gereffi


Short Description of Research Approach:

Gary Gereffi
Professor Emeritus

Office Info

Office: 1008 Monmouth Avenue, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: +1 919 682 6391
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Fax: (919) 660-5623
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Curriculum Vita
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Areas of Interest:

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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