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Upgrading to Compete: Global Value Chains, Clusters, and SMEs in Latin America

Ner Artola, Eduardo Zepeda, Roberta Rabellotti, Raquel Gomes, Alessia Amighini (), Claudio Maggi Campos, Arlindo Villaschi Filho, Carlo Pietrobelli, José Eduardo Cassiolato, Mario Davide Parrilli, Clemente Ruiz Durán, Elisa Giuliani and Helena M. M. Lastres

No 247 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: Globalization poses the imperative for firms to link with other actors and find new ways to interact and learn from the relationship. Employing original empirical evidence and featuring new case studies from Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Nicaragua, Upgrading to Compete shows that the form of governance matters most in these linkages, importantly affecting the upgrading process of local enterprises.

Keywords: exclusion; international trade; dairy products; development policies; furniture exports; export decline; metalworking; software industry; efficiency; governance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018-12
ISBN: 9781597820325
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