Local Clusters In Global Value Chains

Author: Valentina De Marchi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351723995
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This book is of interest to both researchers and policy-makers who are interested in the dynamic sources of competitive advantage in the global economy.

Local Clusters In Global Value Chains

Publisher: Rozenberg Publishers
ISBN: 9051708947
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Humphrey and Schmitz (2002) identify differences between the cluster theory
and global value chain theory that are summarized in Table 5.1. Table 5.1
Governance and upgrading: cl uster versus. value chains Dimension Cluster
theory Global value chain theory Governance locality within the Relation with the
external d worl Upgrading Key competitive challenge Strong local governance
characterized by close inter-firm cooperation and active private and public
institutions. External ...

Business Networks In Clusters And Industrial Districts

Author: Fiorenza Belussi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134048548
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The external links of these systems have been systematically under-evaluated. This book offers a deep insight into the evolution of these systems and the internal-external mechanism of knowledge circulation and learning.

Upgrading To Compete

Author: Carlo Pietrobelli
Publisher: Harvard Univ David Rockefeller
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Can local markets and clusters represent a powerful alternative to global markets? Do transnational corporations and global buyers enhance or undermine local firms' upgrading and learning?

Building Engines For Growth And Competitiveness In China

Author: Douglas Zhihua Zeng
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821384333
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Latecomer firms in developing countries can be vertically integrated into the
global value chain and horizontally integrated into local clusters. The importance
of the links between firms, institutions, and other economic agents located in
geographical proximity lies in the generation of external economies of scale (
Dicken and Lloyd 1990). Furthermore, geographical proximity and regional
agglomeration may greatly facilitate the “learning economy.” Some scholars
recognize this idea as ...

Regional Knowledge Economies

Author: Philip Cooke
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 184720693X
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Local. clusters. and. global. networks. INTRODUCTION. In the first part of this
chapter, we move deeper following our review of the elements of knowledge
economy interactions and milieux to investigate the configurations of knowledge-
based clusters. ... Global value chains emerged as multinationals became more
sophisticated regarding which elements of the production chain were best
located where, and such locations also contributed to the emergence of global
value networks ...

The Oxford Companion To The Economics Of China

Author: Shenggen Fan
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191030236
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In Tianjin and Guangzhou, the success of the automobile industry clusters
demonstrate that scale economies are a sufficient condition for related firms to
join the anchor firm's cluster (Kuchiki and Tsuji, 2008). In Hangji of ... In sum,
insertion into global value chains will bring opportunities for small local firms in
Chinese clusters for learning and upgrading, but multinational power may dilute
local ambition to creatively upgrade the production system by any means
possible. Therefore ...

The Concept Of The World Economic Triangle

Author: Dirk Messner
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(Humphrey and Schmitz 2002: 9) The development of the Brazilian footwear
cluster clearly indicated that local clusters might profit enormously from
integration within (quasi-hierarchically structured) global value chains. It also
showed that the specific governance structures and distribution of power within
the chain blocked an upgrading process in the local cluster that was geared to
developing independent design and marketing competences because this
upgrading would have ...