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Published: 30 April 2015

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198703907

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Global Production Networks

Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World

Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai-chung Yeung

  • An original and dynamic theory of global production networks
  • Improves on the existing conceptual framework of industrial upgrading and economic development
  • Offers a forward-looking research agenda, identifing new directions for research on global production networks and global value chains
  • Geographically grounded theorization of economic development
  • Accessibly written for graduate students across the social sciences